Susanne Lothar, born in Hamburg in 1960, studied at the Academy for Music and Dramatic Arts in Hamburg and has appeared in plays in Hamburg, Vienna, Stuttgart, Salzburg and Berlin. She has received many awards, including Actress of the Year for her sensational role in »Lulu« by Peter Zadek. Her work in television and film includes appearances in »Tatort« and in the films »Eisenhans« (Federal Film Prize 1983), »Funny Games« (1997), »Die Klavierspielerin« (2001), »Der Stellvertreter« (2002) and »Schneeland« (2005). She has also recorded many radio plays. Susanne Lothar lives in Berlin.