Mirjam Novak

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Mirjam Novak
Born Mirjam Elisabeth Novak
Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
Occupation Actress
Years active 2000–present
Known for

Mirjam Elisabeth Novak (born 16 January in Nuremberg) is a German actress and screenwriter of Croatian-German descent who has appeared in various films and television shows in the US, England, Canada and Germany.

She moved to Los Angeles to attend the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute there in 2001 and completed her training in 2005. After that, Mirjam returned to her native Germany and enrolled at the Humboldt University in Berlin, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and English in 2009.

She has appeared in such films as Apology (as Judy), Bauhaus Broken Wings[1] (as Ellen Schuster), and Evil Eyes (as Camille), as well as in the German TV series 112 - Sie retten Dein Leben (as Tara Zenner).

In May 2009 she was one of 16 finalists out of over 34,000 applicants for Tourism Queensland's "The Best Job In The World" competition. She subsequently spent almost 3 months travelling in Australia and blogging[2] about her experience and appeared in a series of commercials for Tourism Queensland. She also was involved with Tourism Queensland as ambassador for the region in Germany.

Selected filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2004 Evil Eyes Camille
Cotton Flowers Lyndie Short film
2006 Apology Judy Short film
Bauhaus Broken Wings Ellen Schuster Short film
2008 112 – Sie retten dein Leben Tara Zenner TV
2009 The Best Job In The World Finalist Top 16 Appearance in various TV shows
2011 Bielefeld - Die in Style Sarah Powell Short film
2016 The Last Kingdom Saxon Lady BBC America
Mars American ISMF Member NAT GEO / SKY
2017 Papillon Irish Nun Movie


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