|Name Monica Bleibtreu|
|Children Moritz Bleibtreu|
Siblings Renate Bleibtreu
|Born May 4, 1944 (1944-05-04) Vienna, Austria|
Died May 13, 2009, Hamburg, Germany
Parents Renato Attilio Bleibtreu, Helene Buchholt
Movies Four Minutes, Soul Kitchen, The Murder Farm, Run Lola Run, Marias's Last Journey
Similar People Moritz Bleibtreu, Hans Brenner, Hedwig Bleibtreu, Adam Bousdoukos, Bettina Oberli
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Monica Bleibtreu (May 4, 1944 – May 13, 2009) was an Austrian actress and screenwriter, best known in the German-speaking world for her German film, television and stage roles.
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Life and career
Bleibtreu was born in Vienna, Austria, the daughter of Helene Buchholt and Renato Attilio Bleibtreu. She studied drama at the renowned Max Reinhardt Seminar in Vienna and made her cinema debut in Ludwig-Requiem for a Virgin King in 1972. Her later roles included appearances in Four Minutes and Tom Tykwer's Run Lola Run, which also starred her son, actor Moritz Bleibtreu.
She also starred as Katia Mann in Heinrich Breloers television biodrama, The Manns - Novel of a Century, and in Hilde, a biopic of the late German actress and singer Hildegard Knef, which was released in 2009. From 1993 to 1998 Bleibtreu taught drama at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg.
Bleibtreu died on 13 May 2009, aged 65, in Hamburg, Germany, after a long battle with cancer. German President Horst Koehler released a statement saying he was "dismayed" by her death, telling her son that "she enthused countless people" during her career. Her last films, Tannöd or The Murder Farm, directed by Bettina Oberli, and Soul Kitchen, directed by Fatih Akın, were released in 2009 after her death.