Diana Amft

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Diana Amft
Born (1975-11-07) November 7, 1975 (age 39)
Gütersloh, West Germany
Years active 1999 onwards

Diana Amft (born 7 November 1975 in Gütersloh, North Rhine-Westphalia) is an award winning German film and television actress. She is best known for playing Gretchen Haase in the RTL sitcom Doctor's Diary.

Biography[edit]

Diana Amft was born in Gütersloh. Her father was a janitor. She grew up in Herzebrock-Clarholz and one of her after school jobs was in a videothek. She completed her vocational training as a judicial clerk at the Amtsgericht Rheda-Wiedenbrück. She took singing lessons in Bielefeld and unsuccessfully applied to study at the Folkwang Hochschule in Essen.

She was accepted at the Schauspielschule Zerboni in Munich when she was twenty years‘ old, and, following appearances in theatre, she was cast for her first roles on television in 1999.

Amft became better known following her role as Inken in the Film Mädchen, Mädchen, which was unexpectedly successful,[1] and its sequel Mädchen, Mädchen 2 – Loft oder Liebe. In 2002, the film Knallharte Jungs, in which she was the leading actress, won the Deutscher Comedypreis as best cinema film.[2] She regards her leading role in the series Doctor’s Diary as a breakthrough.[3]

On the soundtrack of Mädchen Mädchen 2 - Loft oder Liebe, she sang Funky Freakshow with Tears, the girl group launched by Popstars in Switzerland.

Films[edit]

  • 2000: Auszeit - Blanka
  • 2001: Mädchen, Mädchen - Inken
  • 2002: Stuart Little 2 - Margalo's voice in the German version
  • 2002: Ganz und gar - Alex
  • 2002: Knallharte Jungs - Maja Paradis
  • 2004: Mädchen, Mädchen 2 – Loft oder Liebe - Inken
  • 2005: Princes(s) - Stella (short film)
  • 2005: Die drei Musketiere - Constance Bonacieux (TV film, ZDF, ORF)
  • 2007: Der geheimnisvolle Schwiegersohn - Greta Litschka (TV film, Sat.1)
  • 2009: Monsters vs. Aliens - Susan Gigantika’s voice in the German version
  • 2009: Kein Geist für alle Fälle - Jana (TV film, Sat.1)
  • 2009: Der Bulle und das Landei - Kati Biever (TV film, ARD)
  • 2010: Liebe und andere Delikatessen - Franka Lauth (TV film, ARD)
  • 2010: Teufelskicker - Moritz's mother
  • 2012: Frisch gepresst - Andrea Schnitdt

TV[edit]

  • 1999: Eine Liebe auf Mallorca
  • 1999: Eine Liebe auf Mallorca 2
  • 1999: Unschuldige Biester
  • 1999: Zwei Männer am Herd (TV series)
  • 2000–2007: SOKO 5113 on ZDF - multiple episodes
  • 2000: Eine Liebe auf Mallorca 3
  • 2002: Das Traumschiff – Chile
  • 2004: Vernunft & Gefühl
  • 2005: Zivile Jungs – Helden in Unterhosen (first broadcast in 2008 as Zwei Zivis zum Knutschen)
  • 2006–2008: Maja Comedy on Sat.1 Comedy - Maja
  • 2007 Der geheimnisvolle Schwiegersohn - Greta Litschka
  • 2007: Die ProSieben Märchenstunde – Die Prinzessin auf der Erbse (ProSieben - Vroni
  • 2007: Innere Werte
  • 2007–2011: Doctor’s Diary - series on RTL/ORF - Dr. Gretchen Haase
  • 2008: Utta Danella – Das Geheimnis unserer Liebe
  • 2008: Im 7. Himmel — Nachricht von Tom [4]
  • 2010: Kein Geist für alle Fälle (Sat.1)
  • 2010: Der Bulle und das Landei (Eifel-Krimi des SWR)
  • 2010: Liebe und andere Delikatessen (ARD)
  • 2011: Plötzlich fett!
  • 2011: Der Bulle und das Landei: Babyblues
  • 2013: Christine. Perfekt war gestern! as Christine (main role)

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.
  1. ^ Kley, Indra (6 February 2010). "Diana Amft: Die Busenfreundin". NW-News Magazin. Neue Westfälische. Retrieved 2010-05-20. 
  2. ^ "Diana Amft". Nordsee-Zeitung. Retrieved 2010-05-20. 
  3. ^ Rams, David. "Teufelskicker – Interview mit Diana Amft". Movienerd. Retrieved 2010-05-20. 
  4. ^ http://tv.orf.at/program/orf1/20120113/567900401/328472/

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