Christiane Hörbiger

Christiane Hörbiger (born 13 October 1938, Vienna) is an Austrian television and film actress.

Christiane Hörbiger
Christiane Hörbiger, ROMY 2009 a.jpg
Hörbiger in 2009
Born (1938-10-13) 13 October 1938 (age 83)
Vienna, Austria
Years active1955–present
Parent(s)Attila Hörbiger
Paula Wessely
RelativesChristian Tramitz (nephew)
Paul Hörbiger (paternal uncle)

Life and workEdit

Christiane Hörbiger is one of the three actress daughters of Austrian actors Attila Hörbiger (1896–1987) and Paula Wessely (1907–2000). Her sisters are Elisabeth Orth and Maresa Hörbiger. She is also the aunt of German-Austrian actor Christian Tramitz.

She has played roles in various German and Austrian TV movies and TV series. For example, from 1999 until 2004 she played the eponymous role in the Austrian TV series Julia – Eine ungewöhnliche Frau (Julia – An Extraordinary Woman).

In 1995, she was a member of the jury at the 45th Berlin International Film Festival.[1]

Her only foray so far into voice acting has been the role of Mrs Caloway (the dairy cow) in the German-language version of Disney's Home on the Range.

Today Christiane Hörbiger lives mainly in Vienna.

Selected filmographyEdit


Hörbiger received numerous awards for her acting, among them:


  1. ^ "45th Berlin International Film Festival". Retrieved 2011-12-29.
  2. ^ "Preisträger des Bayerischen Filmpreises" (PDF) (in German). Government of Bavaria. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-06-08.
  3. ^ a b IMDB
  4. ^ "Reply to a parliamentary question" (PDF) (in German). p. 1087. Retrieved 11 January 2013.

External linksEdit