|Born||13 October 1938|
|Years active||1955 – present|
|Relatives||Christian Tramitz (nephew)|
Paul Hörbiger (paternal uncle)
Life and work
Christiane Hörbiger is one of the three actress daughters of Austrian actors Attila Hörbiger (1896–1987) and Paula Wessely (1907–2000). Her sisters are Elisabeth Orth and Maresa Hörbiger. She is also the aunt of German-Austrian actor Christian Tramitz.
She has played roles in various German and Austrian TV movies and TV series. For example, from 1999 until 2004 she played the eponymous role in the Austrian TV series Julia – Eine ungewöhnliche Frau (Julia – An Extraordinary Woman).
Today Christiane Hörbiger lives mainly in Vienna.
- Donauwalzer (1984, TV film), as Judith Lichtenberg
- Das Erbe der Guldenburgs (1987–1990, TV series, 41 episodes), as Countess Christine von Guldenburg
- Schtonk! (1992), as Freya von Hepp
- Back to Square One (1994), as Lore Kuballa
- Alte Liebe – Neues Glück (1996, TV film), as Marianne Mühlhuber — (Remake of Mariandl)
- Julia – Eine ungewöhnliche Frau (1999–2004, TV series, 65 episodes), as Judge Julia Laubach
- Alpenglühen (2003, TV film), as Rosa Mayrhofer
- Der Besuch der alten Dame (2008, TV film), as Claire Zachanassian — (based on The Visit)
Hörbiger received numerous awards for her acting, among them:
- 1985: Bavarian Film Awards, Best Actress
- 1988: Golden Camera
- 1992: Romy as the most popular actress
- 1992: Bambi
- 1994: German Film Awards
- 1996: Romy as the most popular actress
- 1998: Austrian Cross of Honour for Science and Art, 1st class
- 1999: Romy as the most popular actress
- 1999: Golden Medal of Honour for Services to the City of Vienna
- 2000: Romy as the most popular actress
- 2001 Adolf Grimme Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Julia - eine außergewöhnliche Frau
- 2001: Golden Camera
- 2001: Romy as the most popular actress
- 2001: Honorary Citizenship of Retz
- 2001: Merit Cross of the Federal Republic of Germany
- 2002: Karl Valentin Order
- 2003: Romy as the most popular actress
- 2004: Chamber actress (Kammerschauspielerin)
- 2005: Golden Pen for her performance in the last 50 years
- 2008: Deutscher Vorlesepreis with the "Reading Tools" award for her merits as an audiobook spokeswoman
- 2009: Platinum Romy
- 2009: Bavarian Television Award - Special Award
- 2009: Gold Medal of the capital Vienna
- "45th Berlin International Film Festival". berlinale.de. Retrieved 2011-12-29.
- "Preisträger des Bayerischen Filmpreises" (PDF) (in German). Government of Bavaria. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-06-08.
- "Reply to a parliamentary question" (pdf) (in German). p. 1087. Retrieved 11 January 2013.
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