|Born||19 July 1951|
|Occupation||Actress, theatre director|
Her breakthrough came in 1982 when she starred in Die Rumpelhanni, a TV series, where she played the main role by the same name. She is also remembered for playing several roles in Derrick.
Baumgartner was awarded the Bayerischer Fernsehpreis (a Bavarian TV award) for her appearance in "Sau sticht". In 1998, she directed for the first time in "Die Ehrabschneider".
Baumgartner teaches at the Bayerische Theaterakademie August Everding, regularly appears on stage in Munich and runs an interior design store with her sister.
- "Short biography of Monika Baumgartner on Bavarian Broadcasting's website". Br.de. 29 July 2011. Retrieved 30 June 2012.[permanent dead link]
- "Agentur Hannelore Dietrich - Monika Baumgartner". dietrich.schauspieler-agenturen.de (in German). Archived from the original on 8 October 2006.