Anjorka Strechel, born 1982 in Osnabrück, started to study acting at Hamburg's Hochschule für Musik und Theater after finishing school and successfully graduated in 2005. During this time, she already performed at several Hamburg theatres, including Thalia Theater. Immediately after her graduation, Strechel became a cast member of Theater Osnabrück, where she performed in productions of "Frühlings Erwachen" ("Spring Awakening"), "Die Dreigroschenoper" ("The Threepenny Opera"), or "Bunbury" ("The Importance of Being Earnest"), among others.
Besides her theatre career, Strechel occasionally appeared in TV productions such as "Tatort: Das namenlose Mädchen" (2007). In 2008, she made her debut on the big screen in the love story "Mein Freund aus Faro" ("To Faro").