Yvonne Mai (actress)

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Yvonne Mai
Yvonne Mai at the BIFA Awards 2018

Yvonne Mai (born in Hamburg, Germany) is an American-German actress, with Danish and French roots.[1][2][3]

Early career[edit]

Mai developed an interest in modelling and theater in early stages of her life. As a teenager she began modelling and stage work in Germany. In her late teens she was scouted for the German TV series ‘Die Schulermittler’ as a lead.[4][5]


Mai is currently signed with International Artists Management (IAM) in London, UK. She worked on film projects such as her most known work in Netflix TV series Vikings: Valhalla and as a lead in The Last Faust directed by Philipp Humm and starring Steven Berkhoff, Blackbird directed by Michael Flatley, Spy City directed by Miguel Alexandre [de] and several short films, i.e. The Drop[6] and Reflections.[7]

Additionally, she has worked on global commercial campaigns with brands such as John Frieda, Neutrogena, Peloton, Ikea and more.


  1. ^ Jeffries, Stuart (2018-07-16). "A hotline to Satan: why is the ex-CEO of Vodafone making a film version of Faust?". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2019-09-16.
  2. ^ "Profile: Yvonne 'Yvi' Mai (Gretchen)". Philipp Humm. 2019-08-31. Retrieved 2019-09-16.
  3. ^ Clarke, Stewart (2018-11-21). "Former Vodafone and Amazon Exec Philipp Humm on His Move Into Filmmaking With 'The Last Faust'". Variety. Retrieved 2019-09-20.
  4. ^ "RTL holt "Die Schulermittler" zurück". Quotenmeter (in German). 2011-05-25. Retrieved 2019-09-19.
  5. ^ Munker, Bianka (2013-01-20). "Schülerinnen nehmen an Casting für RTL-Serie "Die Schulermittler" teil". www.derwesten.de. Retrieved 2019-09-19.
  6. ^ "Yvonne Mai". IMDb. Retrieved 2019-09-20.
  7. ^ "Profile: Yvonne 'Yvi' Mai (Gretchen)". Philipp Humm. 2019-08-31. Retrieved 2019-09-19.