Iris Berben is a well-renown German Actress. Iris Berben is popular for her role in Television and Film. However, she is well-known for ‘Derrick’ and ‘Der Alte’ in TV shows and ‘The Baader Meinhof Complex and ‘The Reader’ in films.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Iris Berben was born on 12th August 1950 in Detmold, West Germany. Currently, she is 72 years old and she holds German nationality. According to her date of birth, she is a Leo zodiac sign and her ethnicity is unknown at the time. Likewise, she believes in Christianity.
Talking about her educational background, there is no information available about her education till now.
Coming to her family background, there is no information available about her parents and family member at the moment. But her husband’s name is Heiko Kiesow and this couple has 1 child whose name is Oliver Berben.
Reflecting on her relationship status, she is in a relationship with Heiko Kiesow. They have been dating since 2007 but have not married yet because it has not been a big issue for them. However, they are having a good time together. The couple also has a son named Oliver Berben.
Although Heiko Kiesow was not her first man. Before she get along with Heiko she had a relationship with her colleague Fritz Wepper who was a musician Abi Ofarim. She had also been in a relationship with Israeli businessman Garbriel Lewy.
Career and Professional Life
Iris Berben Started his career as an actress in German. Since 1969, she has appeared in many TV shows and films too. Likewise, Iris Berben has played a leading role in a large number of German TV production including the sitcom Zwei himmlische Tochter in the 1970s.
Similarly, she appeared in the comedy show named Sketchup with Diether Krebs in the 1980s. Later, she became one of the best-known characters, in the role of a no-nonsense police commissioner which was the long-runner crime series Rosa Rotha between 1994-2013.
In addition, in 2008 She featured in the Thomas Mann adaptation of Die Buddenbrooks as well as the Sergio Corbucci western Companeros opposite Franco Nero.
After that, in 2010 Iris Berben was elected as the president of the German Film Academy. However, in 2016 she appeared in the barmaid Petra in the sports film named Eddie the Eagle. Moreover, she participated in the 2017 German presidential election as an SPD delegate to the Federal Convention.
Awards and Nominations
Iris Berben is a successful actress who has received a number of awards and nominations. She was nominated for Romy Gala, Austria award for the favorite actress in 1997(Peanuts- Die Bank zahlt alles). She has also nominated for Monte-Carlo TV Festival as an outstanding actress in a Television Film(2015) in the project name is Das Zeugenhaus.
However, she has won many awards throughout her career. Some of the awards include the Bambi Awards as a Reader’s Choice in 2009 from Krupp-Eine Deutsche Families(TV event of the year). Likewise, she won Grimme Award for Fiction from Liebesjahre in 2012.
Iris Berben is a famous actress who has earned a decent amount of money throughout her career. She has a net worth of $1.5M as of 2022.
Moving to her physical structure, she has a tall height of 5 feet 6 inches and a weight of 65kg. Likewise, she has a pair of blue eyes with brown hair colored. She has a 33-24-33 body measurement with a waist size of 24inches, hips of 33inches, bra size 32B, and dress size is 4US.
Moving toward her social media presence, she has more than 3,430 followers and 15posts on her Instagram account named @iris_berben.