Iris Berben Wiki, Biography, Age, Family, Height, Net Worth, Fast Facts

Iris Berben Wiki, Biography

Iris Berben (born 12 August 1950) is a German actress and voice actress. Berben was born in Detmold, North Rhine-Westphalia. She grew up in Hamburg, where her parents ran a restaurant.

Berben has appeared in about 150 film and television productions since 1969. Until today, Berben plays leading roles in a large number of German television productions, including the sitcom Zwei himmlische Töchter in the 1970s and the comedy show Sketchup with Diether Krebs in the 1980s. One of her best-known roles is the title character, a no-nonsense police commissioner, in the long-running crime series Rosa Roth between 1994 and 2013. Among her film roles are Sergio Corbucci’s western Compañeros (1970) with Franco Nero, the Thomas Mann film adaption Die Buddenbrooks (2008) and the barmaid Petra in the sport film Eddie the Eagle (2016).


Iris BerbenWiki/Bio
Real NameIris Renate Dorothea Berben
Nick NameIris
Age72 years old
BirthdayAugust 12, 1950
Birth PlaceGermany
ProfessionTV Actress
Zodiac SignLeo
Height5 ft 5 in (1.69 m)
Weight52 Kg (110 lbs)
Body MeasurementsNA
Eye ColorLight Brown
Hair ColorBlonde
Shoe Size5 (US)
BoyfriendHeiko Kiesow, Israeli musician Abi Ofarim,
and Gabriel Lewy
FamilyNot Known
Net Worth$10 M

During the mid 1970s, she had long haul associations with Heiko Kiesow, Israeli performer Abi Ofarim, and Gabriel Lewy, whose child Oliver was born in 1973.

After the Six-Day War in 1967, she travelled to Israel, and afterwards became the partner of the Israeli singer Abi Ofarim. Since then, she has been associated with the pro-Israel lobby and has campaigned against antisemitism. She had a son, Oliver, in 1971, but never revealed the identity of the father.

In 2010, together with Bruno Ganz, Berben was elected president of the German Film Academy. She served as a SPD delegate to the Federal Convention for the purpose of electing the President of Germany in 2017.

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