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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)

Antje Traue was born in Mittweida, Saxony, East Germany. Her mother was a musician and dancer. Traue was raised speaking Russian. She discovered her love for acting at an early age. As a teenager, Traue attended the "International Munich Art Lab", where she was cast in the lead role in the theatre play, "West End Opera". For four years, she toured with the ensemble cast throughout Europe and then to New York. In 2002, Traue moved to Berlin and landed roles in both feature films and television projects, including Kleinruppin forever (2004), Berlin am Meer (2008) and Phantomschmerz (2009). In 2008, she was cast as the female lead in the international science fiction film, Pandorum (2009), opposite Dennis Quaid and Ben Foster. In 2010, she was filming on Renny Harlin's 5 Days of War (2011), alongside Val Kilmer and Rupert Friend.

- 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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