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Amelie Kiefer was born in Munich in 1987. Even as a child she could be seen in front of the camera and on the stage. After leaving school she spent one year in Argentina where she studied art and learnt Spanish. Back in Munich she took acting lessons and appeared in a variety of film and television productions including Kai Wessel’s Grimme Award winning film ‘Leben wäre schön’, Rainer Kaufmann’s cinema productions ‘Vier Töchter’ and ‘Ellas Geheimnis’, as well as alongside Jürgen Vogel in Dennis Gansel’s cinema film ‘Die Welle’. For her performance in this film Amelie Kiefer was nominated Best Supporting Actress for the Undine Award. In 2009 Amelie Kiefer won the Günter Strack Television Award as Best Young Actress in Franziska Buch’s ‘Die Drachen besiegen’ and was nominated Best Supporting Actress for the Deutscher Fernsehpreis. Further television and cinema productions followed including roles in the the TV series ‘Bella Block’, ‘Stubbe’, ‘Ein starkes Team’, ‘Kommissarin Lucas’, ‘Großstadtrevier’, ‘Der Alte’ and the Bremen Tatort production ‘Die Wiederkehr’ directed by Florian Baxmeyer. She has also appeared in other television productions such as Kai Wessel’s ‘Lena Fauch und die Tochter des Amokläufers’, Jahn Fehse’s ‘Storno – Todsicher versichert’ and the ZDF drama ‘Die Hebamme – auf Leben und Tod’ that won the Grimme Award in 2012. She worked alongside Corinna Harfouch, Leslie Malton and Herbert Knaup in Dietrich Brüggemann’s generation portrait ‘3 Zimmer, Küche, Bad’ and took on three roles in Clemens von Wedemeyer’s ‘Muster’, created for DOCUMENTA 13 and 3 Sat. Tom Lass’ film ‘Kaptn Oskar’, in which she played a leading role, won the German Independence Award at the Oldenburg Film Festival. In 2015 Amelie Kiefer worked once again with Tom Lass on the cinema film ‘Blind und Hässlich’ and with Matthias Starte on his ensemble film ‘Nirgendwo’ due to appear in the cinema in 2016. Amelie Kiefer has just finished shooting for Nils Laupert’s cinema production ‘Whatever happens’.