Makatsch, Heike 1971–

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Makatsch, Heike 1971–

PERSONAL

Born August 13, 1971, in Dusseldorf, West Germany; daughter of Rainer Makatsch (a hockey player). Education: Studied politics and sociology at the University for Dusseldorf for two years.

Addresses: Agent—International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Career: Actress. Viva (German video channel), VJ host, 1993–96; appeared in television commercials, including E-Plus mobile telephone net, 2001, and Wick Energy, 2006; previously worked as an apprentice to a dressmaker.

Awards, Honors: Promotional Award, TeleStar magazine (Germany), 1995, for Interaktiv; Bavarian Film Award, best young actress, 1996, for Maennerpension; Film Award in Gold nomination, outstanding individual achievement—actress, German Film Awards, 1998, for Obsession; Audience Award nomination, best actress, European Film Awards, 2001, for Gripsholm; Golden Camera Award, actress for film or television, 2002, for Die Affare Semmeling; Bambi Award (with others), television event of the year, 2003, for Das Wunder von Lengede; Bavarian Television Award, best actress in a movie made for television, 2006, for Margarete Steiff.

CREDITS

Film Appearances:

Maren Krummsieg, Maennerpension (also known as Jailbirds), Ascot Video, 1996.

Vera, Bin ich schon? (also known as Am I Beautiful?), Constantin Film, 1998.

Lieutenant Isolde, Liebe deine naechste! (also known as Love Your Female Neighbor and Love Your Neighbor!), Delphi Filmverleih GmbH, 1998.

Klaerchen, Aimee & Jaguar (also known as Aimee and Jaguar), Zeitgeist Films, 1999.

Maja, Die haeupter meiner lieben (also known as Heads You Win, Tails You Lose and Tails You Win, Heads You Lose), Highlight, 1999.

Miriam Auerbach, Obsession (also known as Berlin Niagara and Obsession—Besessene seelen), TiMe Filmverleih, 2000.

Lydia, Gripsholm, Kinowelt Filmverleih, 2000.

Rumour, The Announcement, 2000.

Madeline Zozzocolovich, Late Night Shopping, Film-Four, 2001.

Katinka Sirena, Ein gottlicher job (also known as A Goddamn Job), 2001.

Dr. Lisa Addison, Resident Evil, Screen Gems, 2002.

Katharina Lumis, Nachts im Park, Highlight Film, 2002.

Emilia, Nackt (also known as Naked), Constantin Films, 2002.

Viktoria, Anatomie 2 (also known as Anatomy 2), Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2003.

Maren, "Ich hab musik dabei," Europe 99euro-films2, Independent Pictures, 2003.

A Weekend with Eva (short), 2003.

Mia, Love Actually, Universal, 2003.

Confused (short), 2003.

Say Sorry (short), BBC, 2004.

Bernadette, Tara Road, Concorde, 2005.

Alicia Wallenbeck, A Sound of Thunder, Warner Bros., 2005.

Ellen, Keine lieder uber liebe, Film1, 2005.

Helen Schuster, Almost Heaven, Timebandits Films, 2005.

Grafin, Hui Bah—Das schlossgespenst (animated; also known as Hui Buh: The Castle Ghost), Constantin Films, 2006.

Anna, Schwesterherz, 2006.

Frau Unger, Mrs. Ratcliffe's Revolution, Celluloid Dreams, 2007.

Television Appearances; Series:

Host, Interaktiv, 1993–96.

Presenter, Bravo TV, 1995–96.

Host, Heike Makatsch—Die Show, 1997.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Floris Blinker, Das Gelbe vom Ei, 1998.

Judith, Maenner unde andere katastrophen, 1999.

Renate Reger, Das wunder von lengede (also known as A Light in Dark Places), 2003.

Eva, Familie auf bestellung, 2004.

Title role, Margarete Steiff, 2005.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Tea, Camino de Santiago (also known as The Road to Santiago), 1999.

Herself, Pop 2000, 1999.

Queen Charlotte, Longitude, Arts and Entertainment, 2000.

Silke Semmeling, Die affaere Semmeling, 2002.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Die Harald Schmidt Show (also known as Late Night Show mit Harald Schmidt), 1997, 2003, 2005.

Beckmann, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2005.

Zimmer frei, 2001.

"Wetten, dass …? aus Dresden," Wetten, dass …?, 2001, 2005.

"Heike Makatsch und Peaches," Durch die nacht mit …, 2004.

TV total, 2005.

Herman & Tietjen, 2005.

"Heike Makatsch," Gero von Boehm begegnet, 2005.

Die Johannes B. Kerner Show, 2005, 2006.

Taff, 2006.

III nach neun (also known as 3nach9), 2006.

WRITINGS

Screenplays:

Schwesterherz, 2006.

Books:

Keine Lieder uber Liebe, 2006.