Sandra Hüller

from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sandra Hüller, 2019

Sandra Hüller (* thirtieth April 1978 in Suhl ) is a German actress .


Hüller grew up in Oberhof and Friedrichroda . During her school days she attended the school's theater course and later took part in theater workshops (e.g. Theatertreffen der Jugend 1996). After graduating from high school in Friedrichroda, she studied from 1996 to 2000 at the Ernst Busch Academy of Dramatic Arts in Berlin .

After completing her acting studies, she was a member of the ensemble at the Theaterhaus Jena from 1999 to 2001 and then at the Schauspiel Leipzig from 2001 to 2002 . The Jena dramaturge Oliver Held recommended her to Theater Basel , where she was a member of the ensemble from the 2002/03 season until the summer of 2006. From 2012–2015 she was a member of the ensemble at the Münchner Kammerspiele , and in 2018 she became a member of the ensemble at the Schauspielhaus Bochum . Guest engagements have taken her to the Volksbühne Berlin , the Staatsschauspiel Hannover , the Theater am Neumarkt Zurich , the Theater Freiburg and the Neue Theater Halle . She also played in 2008, 2015, 2016 and 2017 at the Ruhrtriennale and in 2018 at the Salzburg Festival .

On the theater stage, Hüller embodied the rock singer and widow of Kurt Cobain , Courtney Love, in the dance play For Love (director: Tom Schneider) . In the Prater of the Volksbühne Berlin she starred in Virgin Queen , the Queen Elizabeth I. The play, directed by Claudia Bauer is a solo with Sandra Hüller and three musicians and many dolls that are played by the musicians.

Hüller had her first major film role in 2006 as Michaela Klingler in Hans-Christian Schmid's film Requiem . She has received multiple awards for her portrayal of the young woman suffering from epilepsy . In 2008 she stood in front of the camera for Max Färberböck's film adaptation of Anonyma - A Woman in Berlin . Other important projects included the feature films Brownian Movement (2010) and Toni Erdmann , who was represented in the competition at the Cannes International Film Festival in 2016 . In the same year, Hüller was awarded the European Film Prize for Best Actress for the part of Ines Conradi .

Hüller has already been voted actress of the year four times (2010, 2013, 2019 and 2020) in the critics' poll of Theater heute .

After she was newly elected to the Akademie der Künste (Berlin) in 2017 and played the lead role Marion in the multi-award-winning opening film of the Berlinale, In den Gänge , in 2018 , she was appointed to the competition jury of the 69th Berlin International Film Festival in 2019 .

In July 2020, Hüller released the mini-album "Be Your Own Prince", which consists of songs she composed herself and recorded with the Berlin musician Daniel Freitag .

Sandra Hüller lives in Bochum and Leipzig-Plagwitz and has a daughter.


Music Videos:

  • 2017: Daniel Freitag - Don't
  • 2020: The One (Video for the single release of the debut album Be Your Own Prince )

Theater engagements

Radio plays

Audio books

  • 2013: Finn-Ole Heinrich : The amazing adventures of Maulina Schmitt - My broken kingdom. ( Audio company )
  • 2014: Finn-Ole Heinrich: The amazing adventures of Maulina Schmitt - Waiting for miracles. (Audio company)
  • 2015: Finn-Ole Heinrich: The amazing adventures of Maulina Schmitt - End of the Universe (Hörcompany)
  • 2015: Karen Köhler : We fished rockets (tacheles! / Roof Music )
  • 2017: Mariana Leky : What you can see from here (tacheles! / Roof Music)
  • 2018: Wolfgang Herrndorf : Pictures of your great love: A great monologue with music (tacheles! / Roof Music)
  • 2019: Mariana Leky: The men's outfitter (tacheles! / Roof Music)


Web links

Commons : Sandra Hüller  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Sandra Hüller is the actress of the year. In: Spiegel Online . August 27, 2020, accessed on August 27, 2020 .
  2. Actress Sandra Hüller in the international jury. (No longer available online.) January 29, 2019, archived from the original on January 29, 2019 .;
  3. Home. Retrieved on July 27, 2020 (German).
  4. Sandra Hüller now plays a lo-fi superhero - in Daniel Friday's new video. In: September 29, 2017. Retrieved February 15, 2019 .
  5. Sandra Hüller - The One (Official Video) , accessed on May 7, 2020
  6. Weltkino in Ludwigshafen ( Memento from September 12, 2012 in the web archive )
  7. Michael Kötz: Laudation. (No longer available online.) June 17, 2012, archived from the original on March 5, 2014 .;
  8. ^ New members of the Akademie der Künste. In: Akademie der Künste, July 7, 2017, accessed February 15, 2019 .
  9. Gertrud-Eysoldt-Ring 2019 goes to Sandra Hüller , December 16, 2019, accessed December 16, 2019
  10. Sandra Hüller receives the Berlin Theater Prize. January 10, 2020, accessed January 10, 2020 .