Petra Schmidt-Schaller

Petra Schmidt-Schaller

Darstellerin
*28.08.1980 Magdeburg

Biography

Petra Schmidt-Schaller was born in Magdeburg on August 28 1980. From 2001 to 2005, the daughter of actor Andreas Schmidt-Schaller and actress and director Christine Krüger studied at the "Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy" academy for music and theatre in Leipzig. During that time, she performed at the Weimar national theatre, and following her graduation, she played at the Städtische Bühnen Osnabrück. Schaller made her TV debut in 2003 in an episode of the crime series "SOKO Leipzig"; her first screen role was in Ralf Huettner's comedy "Reine Formsache" (2006).

Her breakthrough came with her award-winning performance in Rainer Kaufmann's "Ein fliehendes Pferd", which was followed by notable turns in the TV drama "Das Beste kommt erst" (2008) and the feature film "Nacht vor Augen", which premiered at the Berlin IFF. Schaller then starred in the comedy "Balkan Traffic – Übermorgen Nirgendwo" (2008), and appeared in several high-profile TV productions. In 2011, Petra Schmidt-Schaller was featured in the comedy "Almanya - Willkommen in Deutschland", the box-office hit "Unknown Identity", the childrens" film "Löwenzahn" and the psychological thriller "Unter Nachbarn". Also that year, she starred in Marcus H. Rosenmüller's comedy "Sommer in Orange", playing a Bhagwan disciple from Berlin who founds a commune rural Bavaria in 1980.

In 2012, she received the Deutsche Schauspielerpreis for her portrayal of a mother whose baby was swapped by mistake in the dramedy "Das geteilte Glück". During the following years, she starred in a string of TV productions, including "In den besten Familien" (2012), "Der Wagner-Clan. Eine Familiengeschichte" (2013) and "Die kalte Wahrheit" (2014). On the big screen, she appeared opposite Jürgen Vogel and Moritz Bleibtreu in the thriller "Stereo", which premiered at the 2014 Berlin IFF. Her turns in the TV feature films "Das Dorf des Schweigens" (2015), "Ein gefährliches Angebot" (2016) and "Ein Mann unter Verdacht" (2016) garnered her a nomination at the 2017 German Television Awards.

Petra Schmidt-Schaller starred alongside Jürgen Prochnow in the 2017 theatrical release "Leanders letzte Reise" ("The Final Journey"), in which a 92-year-old war veteran travels with his granddaughter to Ukraine to look for a lost love.

Filmography

2017 Das deutsche Kind
Cast
 
2017 Wir lieben das Leben
Cast
 
2016/2017 Ich war eine glückliche Frau
Cast
 
2016/2017 Eine gute Mutter
Cast
 
2016/2017 Leanders letzte Reise
Cast
 
2015/2016 Ein Mann unter Verdacht
Cast
 
2014/2015 Das Beste aller Leben
Cast
 
2014/2015 Verbrannt
Cast
 
2014/2015 Das Dorf des Schweigens
Cast
 
2014/2015 Ellas Entscheidung
Cast
 
2014 Die Feigheit des Löwen
Cast
 
2014 Die kalte Wahrheit
Cast
 
2014 Frohe Ostern, Falke
Cast
 
2013/2014 Ich will Dich
Cast
 
2013/2014 Kaltstart
Cast
 
2013/2014 Stereo
Cast
 
2013 Mord auf Langeoog
Cast
 
2012/2013 Feuerteufel
Cast
 
2012 Nein! Aus! Pfui! - Eine Baby an der Leine
Cast
 
2011/2012 In den besten Familien
Cast
 
2011/2012 Grimms Meise
Cast
 
2010/2011 Sommer in Orange
Cast
 
2010/2011 Unter Nachbarn
Cast
 
2010/2011 Löwenzahn - Das Kinoabenteuer
Cast
 
2010/2011 Das dunkle Nest
Cast
 
2009/2010 Das Geteilte Glück
Cast
 
2009-2011 Unknown Identity
Cast
 
2009-2011 Almanya - Willkommen in Deutschland
Cast
 
2008/2009 Bluthochzeit
Cast
 
2007/2008 Schönen Tag, Marie
Cast
 
2007/2008 Das Beste kommt erst
Cast
 
2007/2008 Nacht vor Augen
Cast
 
2006/2007 Balkan Traffic - Übermorgen Nirgendwo
Cast
 
2006/2007 Ein fliehendes Pferd
Cast
 
2005/2006 Reine Formsache
Cast
 

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