Antje Traue

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Antje Traue
Antje Traue by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Born (1981-01-18) January 18, 1981 (age 33)
Mittweida, Saxony, East Germany
Occupation Actress
Years active 1997–present

Antje Traue (pronounced [ˈʔantjə ˈtʀaʊ̯ə]; born January 18, 1981) is a German actress. She speaks both German and English fluently, and appeared in her first English-language role in the film Pandorum.[1]

Life and career[edit]

Traue was born in Mittweida, Saxony, Germany. Her stage career began when she portrayed Jeanne d'Arc in a school play.[1] At sixteen, she won the lead role in the International Munich Art Lab's first ever "Hip Hopera" (the musical "West End Opera"). Traue performed and toured with the production for four years, appearing on stages throughout Germany, Europe, and in New York City.[1] Subsequently, Traue appeared in several films and television movies, such as Kleinruppin Forever, Berlin am Meer and Phantomschmerz.[1]

In 2008, Traue was chosen for the lead female role in the film Pandorum, a science fiction/thriller film directed by Christian Alvart, written by Travis Milloy, and starring Dennis Quaid and Ben Foster.[2]

In 2013, Traue played villain Faora in the Superman film Man of Steel.[3]



Year Title Role Notes
2003 Die Nacht davor Franziska Teenstätten Short
2004 Kleinruppin Forever Ramona
2006 Goldjunge Manuela Short
2008 Berlin am Meer Estelle
2009 Phantom Pain Anja Uncredited
2009 Pandorum Nadia
2011 5 Days of War Zoe
2012 Nobel's Last Will Kitten
2013 Man of Steel Faora
2014 Despite the Falling Snow Marina Filming
2015 Seventh Son Bony Lizzie Completed
2015 The Woman in Gold Filming
2015 Criminal Filming


Year Title Role Notes
2000 Verlorene Kinder TV film
2007 SOKO Köln Diana Wrobel Episode: "Später Ruhm"
2009 Der Staatsanwalt Sandra Thewes Episode: "Schwesternliebe"


  1. ^ a b c d "Biography". Spielkind Talent Agency. Archived from the original on 28 June 2009. Retrieved July 7, 2009. 
  2. ^ Schulte am Hülse, Jessica (2008-08-12). "Berlinerin sichert sich eine Hauptrolle in "Pandorum"" [Berliner secures a starring role in "Pandorum"]. Berliner Morgenpost (in German). Retrieved 2011-06-03.  (subscription required)
  3. ^ Sneider, Jeff (2013-04-27). "Antje Traue cast as female villain in Superman". Variety. Retrieved 2013-06-03. 

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