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Born in Cologne, Mina Tander’s film debut was in the television production ‘Absprung’. This was followed by other roles in television films as well as in the cinema productions ‘Hinter dem Regenbogen’, ‘Harte Jungs’ and ‘Schule’. Mina Tander celebrated her breakthrough with the social drama ‘Hat er Arbeit?’ The actress then took on leading roles in award-winning films such as ‘Fremder Freund’ and ‘Oktoberfest’. Further productions include ‘Kometen’, ‘Wir sind das Volk – Liebe kennt keine Grenzen’ (which won the German Television Award in 2009 in several catagories) and the cinema film ‘Selbstgespräche’. Jan Fehse’s ‘In jeder Sekunde’ followed in 2008 in which Mina Tander played the leading female part alongside Wotan Wilke Möhring and Sebastian Koch. Now living in Berlin, she actress took on a leading role in 2009 in Jan Weiler’s cinema film adaptation ‘Maria, ihm schmeckt’s nicht’ together with Christian Ulmen. That same year Mina Tander could be seen on the stage in William Shakespeare’s ‘Was ihr wollt’ (Twelfth Night or What You Will) in Stuttgart. Nicole Weegmann’s tragicomedy ‘Schenk mit dein Herz’, Matti Geschonneck’s TV thriller ‘Der Verdacht’ and Simon Verhoeven’s hit comedy ‘Männerherzen … und die ganz ganz große Liebe’ followed in 2011. Mina Tander played the leading role in Alexandra Schmidt’s mystery thriller ‘Forgotten’ that was screened as part of the official programme at the Venice International Film Festival in 2012. This was followed by Michael Herbig’s cinema production ‘Buddy’, Sönke Wortmann’s successful cinema comedy ‘Frau Müller muss weg’ and Rudi Gaul’s impressive cinema thriller ‘The Hotel Room’ (both 2015). In 2016 Mina Tander is appearing in two big screen productions: in Vivian Naefe’s body-switching comedy ‘Seitenwechsel’ and in the sequel to the film adaptation of the novel ‘Maria ihm schmeckt’s nicht’ entitled ‘Antonio, ihm schmeckt’s nicht’. The multi-talented actress is also to be seen on televison in Vivian Naefe’s drama ‘Mama geht nicht mehr’. Mina Tander is currently working in front of the camera on the American spy series ‘Berlin Station’ alongside Richard Armitage, Rhys Ifans and Michelle Forbes. The date of broadcast has not yet been made public.
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