Martina Gedeck - Updated Jun 2024

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Munich, German

Martina Gedeck

Martina Gedeck is a well-known actress from Germany. Martina Gedeck is recognized for winning a total of 23 major cinema and TV awards. She is also nominated as  Europe’s best actress for her role in ‘Mostly Martha’.

Early Life and Childhood

Martina Gedeck was born on 14th September 1961 in Munich, Bavaria, West Germany. As of 2024, she is 62 years old and holds German nationality.

According to her date of birth, she belongs to the Virgo zodiac sign and believes in Christianity religions. Whereas, her ethnicity is unknown till now and her nickname is Martina.

Talking about her family background, Martina Gedeck is the daughter of Karl-Heinz Gedeck(father) and Helga Gedeck(mother). Likewise, she has two siblings, but their information is not available till now. Martina Gedeck grew up in Bavaria and later they moved to Berlin.


Coming up with her educational background, she is a graduate student from Germany. She has completed her graduation from Berlin University of the Arts. Other than this, there is no more information available on social media.

Career and Professional Life

Martina Gedeck started her career at the age of 11 as a children’s actress in television shows. After joining the drama school she made her stage debut at the Theather am Turm in Frankfurt.

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Caption: Martina Gedeck was captured while she was taking an award in one of the events
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Similarly, she was able to perform regularly at the Deutsches Schauspielhaus in Hamburg. She has also appeared in plays in Basel, Berlin, Frankfurt, and Hamburg. After appearing in many drama shows she gained the attention of film audiences with her performance in Sonke Wortmann’s(1994).

Likewise, in 1995 she received an award-winning performance in the TV drama show Holleisengretl. In addition, in 1997 she awarded by Best Actress award by the German Film Award for the role of a shy waitress in Helmut Dietl’s Rossini.

Additionally, at the end of 1990, Gedeck established herself as one of the most popular actresses in Germany with her ambitious feature films like Jew-Boy Levi and TV dramas like Dominik Graf’s Deine besten Jahre.

International Career

Gedeck began her international career as came with her performance in Sandra Nettelbeck’s Mostly Martha(Bella Martha). Likewise, in the year 1989, she debuted in the film named ‘Tiger, Lowe, Anther in the role of Jamie. Although, in 1988 she debuted in a TV show named ‘Golfjunge’.

Additionally, in 2006 she appeared in 5 major films The Elementary Particles as Christiane, The Live of Other as Christa-Maria Sieland, The Perfect Friend as Marlene, Summer 04 as Miriam Franz, and Robert De Niro’s The Good Shepherd as Hanna Schiller.

Similarly, in 2012 she was able to appear in The Wall and The Door, and in 2013 she appeared in The Nun and Night Train to Lisbon. The 70th Venice International Film Festival nominated her as a member of the jury in 2013, as well.

Awards and Nominations

Martina Gedeck was famous for her beauty, and charm, and was an attractive German actress. She has won many awards and nominations now. Some of her awards like Bavarian TV awards as a Best Actress in 1995 which was her first ever award in her career.

She was also a nominee for the Golden Lion Award for Best Actress in 1997 and won the German Film Award for Best Supporting Actress in that same year (1997). Similarly, in 1998 she won the Grimme Preis award as the Best Actress for the project named The Nephew Bella Block.

Moreover, in 1999 she won the Bavarian Film Awards as a Best Actress who a project titled The Green Desert. Also, in 2000 she won the Bavarian TV Award as the Best Actress of the Best Years.

Likewise, in 2001 she won the Baden-Baden TV Film Festival award for Best Cast from Romeo, and in 2002 she was nominated as Best Actress for the European Film Award for her project titled Mostly Martha.

Gedeck also won the Goldene Kamera award as the Best Actress from Lost Country, The Mother in 2003. In 2004, she was nominated for Best Actress from Back to Life whose award was named Grimme-Preis.

Moreover, in 2006 she won the Premio Bacco, Notte Delle Stelle award as the Best Actress from Mostly Martha. In 2007 she won the Bavarian Film Award as the Best Actress for Messy Christmas and in 2008 she won the BZ Culture Award for Outstanding Artistic Contribution.

Later in 2013, she won the German Film Award as Best Actress for Die Wand, and in 2015 she won Goldene Kamera as Best German Actress.

Net Worth 2024

Martina Gedeck is a well-paid actress who values hard work and has earned a substantial amount of money throughout her career. She has a net worth of USD 1 million – $5 million as of 2022.

Relationship Status

Moving to her relationship status, she is a married woman actress. She married Markus Imboden in 2005. However, there is no information about her wedding.

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Caption: Martina Gedeck was captured with her friend at one of the event
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Martina Gedeck – Body Measurements

Martina Gedeck is an attractive and charming German actress with a height of 5ft8 inches and a weight is 66kg. She has a Hazel eye color with blonde hair colored. Her dress size is 6Us. Likewise, she has 34-26-38 body measurements along with a 34 Bra size.

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Caption: Martina Gedeck was captured while posing for a photo
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Martina Gedeck – Social Media

Coming to her social media presence, she is mostly active in social media. Similarly, she has more than 173 followers and 97 tweets on her Twitter username @gedeck_martina.

Likewise, she has more than 2,630 followers and 34 posts on Instagram whose username is @martina.gedeck. She is also active on Facebook with 7.5K followers and her YouTube channel name is Martina Gedeck with more than 110 subscribers on it.