Sabine Postel

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Sabine Postel (2018)

Sabine Postel , bourgeois Sabine Postel-Riewoldt , (born May 10, 1954 in Neustadt am Rübenberge ) is a German actress , radio play and voice actor .


Sabine Postel is the daughter of Gisela and Kurt Postel, a long-time entertainment editor at WDR . Even as a schoolgirl she stood next to Marius Müller-Westernhagen for the children's radio of the WDR in front of the microphone.

After graduating from high school, Postel attended the drama school in Bochum from 1971 to 1974 . She later studied German and fine arts for five semesters. She had her first engagements as an actress at the Oldenburg State Theater , at the stages of the city of Essen and at the Cologne Theater .

In addition to acting, Postel also worked as a radio play and voice actress. Under the direction of Charlotte Niemann she was z. B. can be heard in children's radio plays such as The Wind in the Willows and Cat with Hat . Since the early 1980s, she has been known to a broad television audience as an actress in television films and series.

Postel made her debut in 1982 in the television play The task of Dr. Graefe . In 1986 she received the Jakob Kaiser Prize for her leading role in the television film The Application . In 1992 she was awarded the Television Prize of the Academy of Arts (Berlin) for her role in the television play Sleeping Dogs . In 1994, Sabine Postel received the Bambi Media Prize for her role in Not from Bad Parents .

Since 1997, Postel was primarily as Commissioner Inga Lürsen the scene of Radio Bremen known. In 2017, Radio Bremen announced that the crime scene series with Postel in the lead role would be discontinued in 2019. In April 2019, the last episode where is my darling? .

With Dieter Pfaff she played in the comedy series Pfeifer , Tatort: ​​Schatten and in the series Der Dicke , in which she joined in 2008 as a lawyer Isabel von Brede. After Pfaff's death, the series was continued from season 5 under the title Die Kanzlei .

Postel with her partner (2012)

Postel has been an ambassador for the Bremen Center for Grieving Children and Young People e. V., in order to make the topic of “grief of children and young people” better known. In 2007 she left her handprints in the Bremer Lloyd Passage on the so-called Mall of Fame . In 2010 she received the Bremen Town Musicians Prize .

In 2019, Postel advertised a stroke prevention app.


Sabine Postel married the literary scholar and journalist Otto Riewoldt in 1991, who died of cancer on January 15, 2003 at the age of 52 in Cologne. Their son Moritz Riewoldt (* 1992) is a director. From 2012 to 2014 she was with a business manager who was 14 years her junior. When she was young she lived in England; Postel now lives in Cologne-Junkersdorf . Postel is gluten intolerant .


Audio books

Radio plays (selection)


year Award Movie Result
1986 Jakob Kaiser Prize Not bad Won
1992 Television award from the Academy of Arts Sleeping dogs Won
1994 Bambi Not bad Won
2010 Bremen Town Musicians Prize Won

Web links

Commons : Sabine Postel  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Tatort commissioner and role model for women ( memento from December 7, 2015 in the Internet Archive ), on from December 7, 2015
  2. End of an era at the Bremen Tatort - Postel and Mommsen are giving up on
  3. editors: Sabine Postel private: New luck after "Tatort" -Aus and death drama. Retrieved February 10, 2020 .
  4. Susanne Hengesbach: Veedel Tour: Through the Junkersdorf Sabine Postel. January 7, 2013, accessed on February 10, 2020 (German).
  5. Ina's night