Maja Schöne is a German actress known for her work in film, television, and theater. She is famous for her performances in Der Brand (2011), Dark (2017–2020), and Cowgirl (2004). Schöne’s work in theater has been particularly noteworthy. She has received critical acclaim for her stage performances, including her role in “Glaube Liebe Hoffnung,” for which she won the Nestroy Theater Prize. Her stage work has demonstrated her ability to convey powerful emotions and to inhabit characters fully.
Maja Schöne Wiki and Bio
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Make Schöne was born on January 6, 1976, in Stuttgart, Germany. Her father is the artist Dieter Schöne, who is known for his sculptures and installations. Her mother is a costume designer, but her name and details about her work are not publicly available. It is not known whether Maja Schöne has any siblings, as she has not shared any information about this publicly. She has, however, stated in interviews that she grew up in a creative environment and was exposed to the arts from a young age. This background likely played a role in shaping her artistic interests and career path.
Schöne studied acting at the Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Stuttgart and started her acting career in the theater. She appeared in productions at various theaters in Germany, including the Staatstheater Stuttgart, Schauspiel Frankfurt, and Deutsches Schauspielhaus in Hamburg.
In 1999, Schöne made her television debut in the series “Die Straßen von Berlin.” She went on to appear in numerous TV shows and movies, including “Tatort,” “Der Alte,” “Küstenwache,” “Bella Block,” and “München 7.” She gained international recognition for her role as Hannah Kahnwald in the Netflix series “Dark,” which aired from 2017 to 2020. Schöne’s portrayal of Hannah Kahnwald in the Netflix series “Dark” is a standout performance. Her ability to convey the complexity and pain of her character’s journey through time is widely praised by critics and audiences alike.
In addition to her work on screen, Schöne has continued to perform in theater productions. She won the Nestroy Theater Prize for her role in the play “Glaube Liebe Hoffnung” at the Schauspielhaus Vienna in 2014.
Schöne has also provided voice acting for several video games, including “Far Cry 4” and “Assassin’s Creed: Origins.”
Throughout her career, Schöne has received critical acclaim for her performances and has been nominated for and won several awards. Maja Schöne is widely regarded as one of the most talented and versatile actresses in Germany. Her range as an actress is impressive, and she has shown her ability to convincingly portray characters of various ages, backgrounds, and personalities.
She currently resides in Berlin, Germany.
Schöne is married to actor Carlo Ljubek and has a daughter.
Maja Schöne Movies and TV Shows
Schluss mit lustig! (2001), Doppelter Einsatz: Der Fluch des Feuers, Das Zimmermädchen, Cowgirl, Der Traum vom Süden, Aller Tage Abend (2004), Tatort: Im Alleingang, Mörderische Erpressung, Dow Jane Index (2005), Stubbe-Von Fall zu Fall: Verhängnisvolle Freundschaft (2006), Polizeiruf 110: Dunkler Sommer, Tatort: In eigener Sache, Tatort: Hart an der Grenze, Der Dicke: Angstpartie,1. Mai – Helden bei der Arbeit (2007), KDD – Kriminaldauerdienst: Chancen, Buddenbrooks, Tatort: Das Mädchen Galina, Tatort: Oben und unten, Tatort: Tödliche Tarnung (2008), Zarte Parasiten, Wanna Be, Summertime Blues, Tatort: Blutgeld, Tatort: Altlasten (2009), KDD – Kriminaldauerdienst: Chancen (2010), Polizeiruf 110 – Feindbild, The Fire (2011), Stralsund – Blutige Fährte, Tatort: Spiel auf Zeit (2012), Bella Block: Hundskinder (2013), Frau Roggenschaubs Reise, Sternstunde ihres Lebens (2014), Blochin – Die Lebenden und die Toten, Tatort: Preis des Lebens (2015), Neu in unserer Familie (2016), Neu in unserer Familie 2 (2017), Tatort: Du allein, A Dark in the Light (2018), Eine fremde Tochter (2019), Dark (2017–2020), Der Mann der die Welt aß (2020)
Maja Schöne Awards
In 2002, she won the Young Talent Promotion Award from the Friends of the German Playhouse. In 2013, Schöne won the German Screen Actors Awards for Best Leading Actress. She was nominated for Undine Awards, in Austria for Best Young Supporting Actress.
Maja Schöne Net Worth
Maja Schöne’s net worth as of 2023 is slightly over $1 million. You can follow Maja Schöne on Instagram @maja_schone