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Antje Traue Poster

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Overview (2)

Born in Mittweida, East Germany [now Saxony, Germany]
Height 5' 5¼" (1.66 m)

Mini Bio (1)

With a strong body of work in her native Germany, Antje broke out into the international marketplace in Zack Snyder's Superman retelling, "Man of Steal" as the villainess, "Faora". Other credits include Renny Harlin's "5 Days of August", Warner Brothers' "The Seventh Son", Simon Curtis's "The Woman in Gold" with Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds and Ariel Vroman's "Criminal" with Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman and Tommy Lee Jones. Antje has most recently been seen in Stephen Poliakoff's "Close to the Enemy" for the BBC, the Sky/Amazon pilot, "Oasis" and the hit Netflix series "Dark" which has just shot it's second series which will air in summer 2019. Antje can next be seen playing the lead role in the limited series "Dead End" and in the feature "Blame Game" which opened the Max Ophuls Film Festival.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Spielkind

Trade Mark (1)

Piercing blue eyes

Trivia (3)

Had planned on quitting acting only a few months before being cast as "Faora-Ul" in Man of Steel (2013).
Underwent four months of intense training and dieting for her role in Man of Steel (2013).
Dropped out of school at the age of 16. But did her High School Diploma 2006 in Berlin/ Germany at Charlotte-Wolff-Kolleg in Berlin Charlottenburg.

Personal Quotes (5)

I think of Superman as the ultimate vanilla hero. He's this perfect refugee, this perfect immigrant from another planet who embodies the American dream.
I wanted to play the piano, but my fingers weren't long enough, so I took up the guitar.
It never really worked out for me in my own country. They said, 'You're not famous enough for the lead roles, and you're too present for the supporting roles - you'd overpower the lead.'
As an actor, you are always looking for subtext, for layers, for what's going on underneath.
Growing up in eastern Germany, I knew of Superman, but he didn't resonate emotionally with me.

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