Maria Schrader

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Maria Schrader
Schrader in 2011.
Born (1965-09-27) 27 September 1965 (age 49)
Hanover, West Germany
Occupation Actress
Years active 1992 – present

Maria Schrader (born 27 September 1965) is a German actress, screenwriter, and director. She directed the award winning 2007 film Love Life that was based on a novel by Zeruya Shalev.[1]


Maria Schrader was born in Hanover and studied at the Max-Reinhardt-Seminar in Vienna.

She is especially well known from the film Aimée & Jaguar, as well as the acclaimed Liebesleben ("Love life"), in which she wrote, acted, and produced. She has also written other films: RobbyKallePaul; I was on Mars; Stille Nacht and Meschugge. She co-directed I was on Mars with Dani Levy, whom she dated until 1999.

Schrader was part of the jury at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2000.

Personal life[edit]

Maria Schrader has one child with director Rainer Kaufmann, a daughter named Felice, whose name was inspired by Schrader's character in the film Aimée & Jaguar.




  1. ^ "Love Life" listing at IMDB
  2. ^ "Berlinale: 1999 Prize Winners". Retrieved 2012-01-29. 

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