German actress who played Marthe in the 2008 Academy Award-nominated film The Reader.
She graduated from Ernst Busch Academy of Dramatic Arts and had her first television role at age ten.
She was the winner of a Bavarian Film Award for best young actress in 2009.
She was born to a psychologist mother and a nurse practitioner father. She has a brother and five half-siblings.
She co-starred with Kate Winslet in the 2008 film The Reader.