Ursula Andermatt

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August 19, 2022

Ursula Andermatt (November 25, 1957 in Basel – July 28, 2022 in Berlin) was a Swiss actress.

Life

Ursula Andermatt successfully completed her training at the Zurich Drama Academy. From 1982 to 2000 she had a long-term acting engagement at the Theater am Neumarkt Zurich. In the meantime she also played at the Zurich Schauspielhaus and at the Schillertheater in Berlin. She made her cinema debut in 1988 in the film The Passenger - Welcome to Germany, which was in competition at the 41st Cannes Film Festival. She was in a relationship with its director, the playwright Thomas Brasch, for six years from 1983. From the 1990s, she was seen again and again in German-language television series (including Kommissar Rex, Edel & Starck, Polizeiruf 110, Spreewald crime) and television films. In spring 2021, Andermatt appeared in front of the camera for the last time for the ZDF production The world stands still with Natalia Wörner as Madame Laurent. Ursula Andermatt was married to fellow actor Michael Kind from 2000 to 2015. A son was born of the relationship. She appeared in front of the camera with Michael Kind in several TV productions, including episodes of Großstadtrevier and Coast Guard. She died at the end of July 2022 after a short, serious illness at the age of 64.

Filmography (selection)

Literature

Jean Grädel: Ursula Andermatt. In: Andreas Kotte (ed.): Theaterlexikon der Schweiz. Volume 1, Chronos, Zurich 2005, ISBN 3-0340-0715-9, p. 50.

Web Links

Ursula Andermatt at the Internet Movie Database Ursula Andermatt at crew united Ursula Andermatt at filmportal.de Ursula Andermatt on filmakers.de (Memento from August 27, 2021 in the Internet Archive)

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