Herfurth at the 2012 Berlinale
22 May 1984 |
East Berlin, East Germany
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Karoline Herfurth (born 22 May 1984) is a German actress.
Life and career
Karoline Herfurth was born in East Berlin, East Germany, the daughter of a psychologist mother and a geriatric nurse practitioner father. Her parents divorced when she was two years old. She grew up in Berlin with a brother and five half-brothers and -sisters. She went to a Waldorf school in Berlin and graduated from Ernst Busch Academy of Dramatic Arts.
Herfurth had her first role in a TV series at age ten, and her first part in a movie in 2000, when she was fifteen. She has held several parts as a teenager in German movies such as Mädchen, Mädchen (2001) and Big Girls Don't Cry (2002) and leading parts both in TV productions and independent German films. For her part as Lilli Richter in Caroline Links film Im Winter ein Jahr, she received the Bavarian Film Award for best young actress in 2009.
Herfurth gave her international debut in 2006 in Perfume: The Story of a Murderer. In this adaptation of Patrick Suskind's best-selling novel Das Parfum, she played the "Plum Girl", the first victim of Jean-Baptiste Grenouille. In 2008, she co-starred with Kate Winslet and Ralph Fiennes in the Academy Award Best Picture-nominee The Reader.
She directed her first feature-length film SMS für Dich in 2016.
|2000||Küss mich, Frosch||Mary|
|2001||Mädchen, Mädchen||Lena||titled Girls on Top in USA|
|2002||Big Girls Don't Cry||Steffi|
|2003||Mein Name ist Bach||Prinzessin Amalie|
|2004||Mädchen, Mädchen 2 - Loft oder Liebe||Lena||titled Girls on Top 2 in USA|
|2005||Eine Andere Liga||Hayat||aka In Another League / Offside|
|2006||Perfume: The Story of a Murderer||The Plum Girl|
|2008||A Year Ago in Winter||Lilli Richter|
|2009||Berlin 36||Gretel Bergmann|
|2010||Vincent Wants to Sea||Marie|
|2010||We Are the Night||Lena |
|2010||So wie wir hier zusammen sind||Hilde||(short)|
|2011||Das Blaue vom Himmel||Young Marga Baumanis|
|2012||Errors of the Human Body||Rebekka|
|2013||Fack ju Göhte||Lisi Schnabelstedt|
|2015||Fack ju Göhte 2||Lisi Schnabelstedt|
|2016||Rico, Oskar und der Diebstahlstein||Rico's mother Tanja Doretti|
|2016||SMS für Dich||Clara||she is also the director|
- Christine Koischwitz (October 2007). "Karoline Herfurth: Hoch!". Park Avenue.de (in German). Retrieved 28 February 2012.
- Nina Anika Klotz. "Karoline Herfurth, Biografie". Gala (in German). Retrieved 28 February 2012.
- "Gala in München: Bayerischer Filmpreis geht an "Baader Meinhof Komplex"". Der Tagesspiegel (in German). 16 January 2009. Retrieved 28 February 2012.
- Karoline Herfurth at Hollywood.com
- 'Inside' Team Unloads Full Trailer for 'We Are the Night'!!
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