Sandra Hüller is a German actress, has graced the screens of German, Austrian, American, British, and French cinema. Her noteworthy performances in 2023, particularly in Jonathan Glazer’s Holocaust drama “The Zone of Interest” and Justine Triet’s legal drama “Anatomy of a Fall,” brought her international acclaim.
Born-30 April 1978
Reiner and Kornelia are her parents; Reiner, her father, was an instructor at an apprenticeship center, while her mother, Kornelia, provided after-school tutoring.
Sandra Hüller is presently single, and details about her husband are unknown as she has chosen to keep her personal life private.
Sandra Hüller has a daughter who was born in 2011.
Hüller made her debut on the stage in 1996 with the production “Wir Voodookinder” directed by Robert Lehniger at the Theatertreffen der Jugend in Berlin. She pursued her acting education from 1996 to 2000 at the Hochschule Für Schauspielkunst “Ernst Busch,” Berlin. Between 1998 and 2001, Hüller performed at the Jena Theater in Thuringia, followed by a one-year stint at the Schauspiel Leipzig.
From 2012 to 2015, Hüller was a member of the Munich Kammerspiele company, collaborating with director Johan Simons on various productions, including Elfriede Jelinek’s “Die Straße. Die Stadt. Der Überfall.” in 2013.
In 2014, she received the German Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Franziska Feldenhoven in Frauke Finsterwalder’s “Finsterworld.”
In 2016, Hüller co-founded the FARN.collective theater group and joined Berlin’s Academy of Arts in 2017. From 2019, she starred in Simons’ award-winning gender-switched version of “Hamlet.”
In 2019, Hüller was on the jury at the 69th Berlin International Film Festival and appeared in two French films, Justine Triet’s “Sibyl” and Alice Winocour’s “Proxima.”
In 2023, she portrayed Countess Irma Sztáray in Frauke Finsterwalder’s film “Sisi & I,” earning a nomination for the German Film Award for Best Actress. She also starred in two films at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival: Justine Triet’s “Anatomy of a Fall,” which won the Palme d’Or, and Jonathan Glazer’s “The Zone of Interest,” which won the Grand Prix. Hüller won her second European Film Award for Best Actress for “Anatomy of a Fall” and received Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations for the same film, along with BAFTA Film Award nominations for both “Anatomy of a Fall” and “The Zone of Interest.”
Hüller is the sole German actress to have won both the European Film Award and the Silver Bear for Best Actress at the European Film Academy and Berlin Film Festival in the 21st century.
Sandra Hüller’s approximate net worth is around 5 million dollars.
Latest News about Sandra Hüller
Anatomy of a Fall’ Secures Five Oscar Nominations, Featuring Best Actress Nomination for Sandra Hüller
“Anatomy of a Fall” is competing for recognition in five categories at the 2024 Oscars. The French courtroom drama has secured a nomination for Best Picture at the 96th annual Academy Awards. Additionally, its lead actress, Sandra Hüller, has earned a Best Actress nomination, and she is also featured in another Best Picture nominee, “The Zone of Interest.”
Furthermore, director and co-writer Justine Triet is in the running for Best Director and Best Original Screenplay, while the film is also a contender for Best Editing.
Reflecting on the nominations, Triet expressed her surprise, particularly for the Best Director category, where she stands as the only woman. She shared with The Hollywood Reporter, “… For best director, I was surprised because there are no more women beside me. So, of course, I’m so, so lucky and very proud of all these things.” (Triet marks the ninth time a woman is nominated for Best Director.)
“Most of these people since I was a child I’ve admired so much, and of course to be involved in this history, it means a lot for me. It was not a dream because I could not imagine,” she added.
For a comprehensive understanding of “Anatomy of a Fall” and details on how to watch it before the 96th annual Academy Awards ceremony on Sunday, March 10, continue reading.