Tanja Wenzel

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Tanja Wenzel (2006)

Tanja Anna Wenzel (born July 27, 1978 in East Berlin ) is a German actress .


At the age of 15, Wenzel took third place in the '93 face model competition . In the process, she was discovered by the producers of Gute Zeiten, Bad Zeiten and was then given the role of Mascha Marcks , which she only played for one year. In 1998 she graduated from high school. Since 2007 she has been studying psychology at the Free University of Berlin .

Wenzel was best known for her role as Isabell Brandner in Verbotene Liebe . With the RTL film Held der Gladiatoren , Wenzel first drew the attention of a wider audience. 2004 followed cinema -Kassenschlager Der Wixxer together with Anke Engelke , Bastian Pastewka and Oliver lime kiln . In 2005, Wenzel shot four episodes of the RTL action series Wilde Engel . In 2009 she was photographed for the October issue of Playboy .

From 2009 to 2010 she was Annett Darcy in the telenovela Anna und die Liebe in the role of the antagonist .

After her series in Anna und die Liebe she took part in the WOK-WM 2011 and played guest roles in various series.

Since October 2012 she has also been performing in the theater. She was on stage together with Mathias Schlung , Bürger Lars Dietrich and Volker Michalowski in Dietrich's Democratic Republic , and together with Jeanette Biedermann in Tussipark .

From December 2018 Tanja Wenzel could be seen in the soap opera Everything or nothing , in which she took over the role of Melissa Brock from Sarah Maria Besgen , who left the series for private reasons. She played the role until the series was discontinued in 2019.

social commitment

Tanja Wenzel is a youth ambassador for UNICEF .


In December 2015, she suffered smoke inhalation in a fire in her apartment in Braunschweig , but was able to get to safety via the balcony.

A year later, in December 2016, she gave birth to her first child.



Feature films

Short films


  • 2012: Dietrich's Democratic Republic
  • 2014: Tussipark


  • 2005: Jupiter (as Best Newcomer )
  • 2007: Undine Award (for Best Young Comedian )
  • 2009: Wild and Young Award for Anna und die Liebe (category "Best Soap", as a member of the ensemble)
  • 2011: Nomination German Soap Award (category "Fan Prize Female")

Web links

Commons : Tanja Wenzel  - Collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Tanja Wenzel ( Memento of the original from September 9, 2009 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. , Portrait on Playboy.de, accessed December 7, 2012 @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot / www.playboy.de
  2. New donation record for the “Children run for children” campaign . Unicef ​​website, accessed December 7, 2012
  3. Soap star Tanja Wenzel suffers from smoke poisoning on www.t-online.de, accessed on January 14, 2017