Furtwängler in 2012
September 13, 1966
Munich, West Germany
Hubert Burda (1991–present)
Maria Furtwängler-Burda (born September 13, 1966) is a German physician and television actress.
Early life [ edit ]
She is the daughter of architect Bernhard Furtwängler and actress Kathrin Ackermann and both
great-niece and step-granddaughter of the conductor Wilhelm Furtwängler.
After school Maria Furtwängler trained and then worked as a medical doctor.
In the mid-1990s Furtwängler continued her television career. Since 2002 she has been particularly successful as
Hanover-based police detective Charlotte Lindholm in the series. Tatort
She focuses her
charitable work on ( Ärzte für die Dritte Welt Physicians for the Third World).
Personal life [ edit ]
In 1991 she married art historian Dr.
Hubert Burda (born 1940), the youngest son of publisher Aenne Burda and CEO of Hubert Burda Media, an international media group which publishes more than 180 magazine titles, including many fashion magazines. The couple has two children, Jakob (born 1990) and Elisabeth (born 1992).
Among the awards Furtwängler has won are a
Bambi and the Deutscher Fernsehpreis in 2007, the Goldene Kamera in 2008 and the Romy in 2009.
She has also been awarded the
Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany in 2003 and the Bavarian Order of Merit in 2007 for her charitable work. [1 ]
Further reading [ edit ]
Wir Furtwänglers: Elisabeth Furtwängler, Kathrin Ackermann, Maria Furtwängler, author: Gunna Wendt, publisher: Langen - Mueller Verlag (Sep 2010) ISBN 978-3784432397
References [ edit ]
Silke Burmester: "'F' wie Furtwängler."
, 28 September 2006, p. 18. taz  Sven Astheimer: "Die Freundin der kühlen Blonden."
, 30 September 2006, p. C3. FAZ 
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