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Overview (2)

Born in Detmold, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Height 5' 6½" (1.69 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Iris Berben was born on August 12, 1950 in Detmold, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. She is an actress, known for Rosa Roth (1994), Krupp: A Family Between War and Peace (2009) and Silberhochzeit (2006).

Trivia (11)

Mother of Oliver Berben.
Was on the cover of "Time" magazine as one of 36 "European heroes 2003". She was honoured as an ambassador for Christian-Jewish understanding (April 2003).
She has lived with businessman Gabriel Lewy since 1974. They run several cafes and restaurants in Munich and Berlin.
Received the "Bayerischer Verdienstorden" (highest Bavarian order) (14 July 2005).
Announced her separation from Gabriel Lewy (June 2006).
After first traveling to Israel after the Six-Day War in 1967, she has been interested in the country and has fought against antisemitism and xenophobia in her native Germany.
In a noted stage program by Michael Verhoeven, she read the diaries of Anne Frank and Joseph Goebbels (2002).
Has lived together with stuntman Heiko Kiesow since the shooting of Afrika, mon amour (2007).
Member of the Board of the German AIDS Foundation.
Chosen "Germany's sexiest TV star between 50 and 60" by the readers of Best Life magazine (2005).
For Miss Sixty (2014), she recorded with Alexander Hacke the French song "C'est si bon" which was written in 1947 by Henri Betti (music) and André Hornez (lyrics).

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