Martina Gedeck Ulrike Meinhof


In recent years Martina Gedeck achieved acclaim both in Germany and internationally as the female lead in the Oscar-winning drama THE LIVES OF OTHERS as well as in Robert de Niro’s The Good Shepherd and Oskar Roehler’s ATOMISED (based on the novel by Michel Houellebecq). In 2008 she was awarded the FIPA d’honneur in Biarritz. Her upcoming feature films include Helma Sanders-Brahms’ CLARA, in which she plays Clara Schumann.

Martina Gedeck started her film career whilst still at drama school, starring in Dominik Graf’s TV-drama “Die Beute” (1988) and his feature film “Tiger, Loewe, Panther” (1989). She received her first Bavarian Television Award for the title role in Jo Baier’s “Hoelleisengretl” (1995). She won the German Film Award in 2002, the Golden Camera in 2003 and was nominated for the European Film Award for the title role in Sandra Nettelbeck’s BELLA MARTHA (2002).