Born in Berlin in 1984, Karoline Herfurth studied at the renowned acting school “Ernst Busch” and is considered as one of the rising young German talents.
At the age of 15 she starred in CRAZY (dir: Hans Kristian Schmid, 2000), and subsequent films include GIRLS ON TOP 2 (dir: Peter Gersina, 2004)
IN ANOTHER LEAGUE was honoured with the Audience Prize at the 26th Max Ophüls Awards of 2004 and the Bernhard Wicki Award at the 16th International Filmfest Emden-Aurich-Norderney in 2005. Her talent as an actress, and her nearly inexhaustible energy and charisma, then steered her toward a further career high point: she played the unforgettable role of the Mirabel Girl in Tom Tykwer’s bestseller adaptation PERFUME – THE STORY OF A MURDERER (2006).
Karoline then starred in the EMMY-Award nominated TV production Das Wunder von Berlin, directed by Roland Suso Richter. In 2007 Karoline Herfurth was awarded the Deutscher Entertainment Preis (DIVA) as New Talent of the Year and the TV MOVIE Award.
In 2008, she won the Bavarian Film Award 2008 as best newcomer for A YEAR AGO IN WINTER. Other films include Stephen Daldry’s Oscar-winning THE READER (2008), VINCENT WANTS TO SEA (2010), and ERRORS OF THE HUMAN BODY (2012). She has recently competed Brian de Palma’s PASSION (2012).
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