Karoline Herfurth Biography
Herfurth was the daughter of a psychologist mother and a geriatric nurse practitioner father and was born in East Berlin, East Germany. When she was two years old, her parents divorced. She was raised in Berlin with a brother and five half-brothers and half-sisters. In Berlin, she attended a Waldorf school and graduated from the Ernst Busch Academy of Dramatic Arts. She studied sociology and political science while learning to play the recorder.
Karoline Herfurth Career
Karoline Herfurth is a German actress.
Herfurth received her first television appearance when she was 10, and her first film role when she was fifteen, in 2000. She has played various teen roles in German films such as Mädchen, Mädchen (2001) and Big Girls Don’t Cry (2002), as well as leading roles in both TV productions and independent German films. In 2009, she won the Bavarian Film Award for best young actor for her role as Lilli Richter in Caroline Link’s film A Year Ago in Winter.
Herfurth made her international debut in Perfume: The Story of a Murderer in 2006. She portrayed the “Plum Girl” in this adaption of Patrick Süskind’s best-selling novel Das Parfum, the first victim of Jean-Baptiste Grenouille. She co-starred in the Academy Award-nominated Best Picture, The Reader, with Kate Winslet and Ralph Fiennes in 2008.
In 2016, she directed her first feature-length film, SMS für Dich.
Karoline Herfurth Net Worth
Karoline Herfurth has an estimated net worth range between $1 million and $5 million.