Was born in Berlin. After completing her acting education at the renowned Otto Falkenberg Drama School in Munich, she performed at theaters including the Kammerspiele in Munich, the Mannheim Nationaltheater and the Hans Otto Theater in Potsdam.
She also had roles in numerous films and TV movies, including Nichts als Gespenster, Schneeland, Sams in Gefahr and Duell in der Nacht.
She also studied Philosophy in Heidelberg and Directing in Hamburg. Her films as a director include: the shorts Luenow (1999), Sonntags (2000), Klara (2001), the award-winning Alles Anders (2002), and her feature debut Der Architekt. (German Films)