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Alexandra Maria Lara

Alexandra Maria Lara is a famous Romanian-Germany beautiful television actress and model. She is most well-known in her roles in films like “Downfall,” “Youth Without Youth,” and ‘Control and ”Rush.” The sole kid to Romanian star Valentin Platareanu, Alexandra, was spotted in the showbiz world early. And was talented to land leading roles in various TV dramas before she turned 16! Her critically well-received performance in the made-for-TV film ”Der Tunnel” opened the way for other memorable parts, including Adolf’s secretary Traudl Junge in the commercially and critically acclaimed Oscar-nominated war drama ”Downfall.”

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Quick Info Alexandra

Full name:Alexandra Maria Lara
Occupation:Actress and Model
Years of active:1994 — Presents
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Birthday:12 November 1978
Age Now:42–Years (Update as of October 2021)
Birthplace:Bucharest, Romania
Zodiac Sign:Scorpio

Other Oscar-nominated movies are featuring the actress include ”The Reader” and the ”Der Baader Meinhof Complex.” They have the British biographical documentary film “Control” the Greek drama film ”The Dust of Time” and the French historical miniseries ”Napoleon,” among others. In the past, Alexandra has worked on many notable national and international projects. She also was a jury member for the Cannes Film Festival and the Transylvania International Film Festival.

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Height Weight & Body Facts

Body measurements:34-26-34 inches
Bra Size:34B
Waist Size:26 inches
Hip Size:34 inches
Body Shape:Column
Column Body Shape
Height (approx.):In inches- 5 feet 8”
In meters- 1.74 m
In centimeters- 174 cm
Skin Tone:Fair
Tattoo:Will Update
Eye Color:Hazel brown
Hair Color:Dark brown
Weight (approx.):In Kilogram- 57 kg
In pounds- 126 lbs
Dress Size:8 (US)
Shoe Size:14 (US)

Early Life

Actress Alexandra Maria Lara was born on 12 November 1978 in Bucharest, Romania. Her father’s name is Valentin Plătăreanu, and her mother’s name was Doina Plătăreanu. In 1983, when she was only four and years old, the family decided to relocate to West Germany to avoid living in the Romanian communist leader, who was also leader Nicolae Ceausescu. The family originally intended to move to Canada However, they moved to Freiburg im Breisgau, a city in Freiburg im Breisgau in Baden-Wurttemberg and then moved to Berlin.

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Young age Photo

The school she attended graduated her from Franzosisches Gymnasium Berlin in 1997. In the years 1997-2000, she was a student at her first drama school, the Theaterwerkstatt Charlottenburg, under the tutelage of her father, who was co-founder of the drama academy with Henner Oft. In addition, she was a regular in various dramas on television, including the miniseries 94 ”Stella Stellaris.”

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Family & Relatives

Father’s nameValentin Plătăreanu
Mother’s name:Doina Plătăreanu
Sisters:Will Update
Brothers:Will Update
Marital Status:Married
Husband’s name:Sam Riley
Marriage date:8 August 2009
Children:(One) Ben Riley
Boyfriend:Will Update
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with her husband

Personal Life

Alexandra Maria Lara was romantically linked to Florian Unger throughout nine of their years together before ending the relationship. She has introduced to English singer and actor Sam Riley on the sets of the film ‘Control.’ Sam and her co-stars dated for a few months and got married on 8 August 2009. They have one son named Ben Riley, born in January 2014. Since 2011 she has lived alongside her parents in Berlin. She speaks fluently in Romanian, English, French and German languages. The diva, as per sources, has been unsuccessful in obtaining a driving license three times.

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with Sam Riley Wedding Photo

Education / Contact

School:Will Update
Collage / University:Not Known
Phone Number:Not Published
Email Address:Will Update
Home Town:Bucharest, Romania
Official Website:Will Update
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with her son

Social Media Profiles

In October 2021, Alexandra Maria Lara had more than 80.6K Instagram followers. Alexandra Maria Lara has doesn’t official account on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and TikTok.

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Alexandra Maria Lara Net Worth

Alexandra Maria Lara is among the wealthiest Actors and has done named the most famous actor. Based on our research, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, the net worth of Alexandra Maria Lara is around $1.5 Million.

Favorite Things of Alexandra Maria Lara

Favorite Actors:Christoph Waltz, Daniel Brühl, Klaus Kinski, and Manolo Cardona
Favorite Actress:Martina Gedeck, Barbara Sukowa, Franka Potente, Julia Jentsch, and Diane Kruger
Favorite Foods:Schnitzel, Bratwurst, Kartoffelpuffer, and Stollen
Favorite Perfume:Calvin Klein CK One, Chanel N°5 Eau de, and Dior J’adore Eau de.
Favorite Singer:Xavier Naidoo, Herbert Grönemeyer, and Shakira
Favorite Sports:Football
Favorite Color:Blue, Red, White, and Black
Favorite AnimalsDog, Cat, and Horse
Favorite Place:The Black Forest, The Rhine Valley, Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate, and Bucharest, Romania
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Alexandra Maria Lara was the first to be cast as Pia Mangold in 1996’s German TV show “Mensch Pia!.” The show received critical acclaim for her performance as ”Charlotte Lotte” Lohmann in the 2001 made-for-television German film “Der Tunnel.” One of her memorable first performances was when she played Adolf Hitler’s secretary Traudl Junge in the Oliver Hirschbiegel directed historical war drama film ”Downfall.”

The film has followers by a variety of roles in international and national productions and television. A few of them include Annette for the German comedy film “Naked” (2002) as well as the role of Countess Marie Walewska in the French historical miniseries “Napoleon” (2002) as well as Tonya Gromyko Zhivago from the British television miniseries ”DoctorZhivago” (2002).

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The critically acclaimed film has screened in the Toronto Film Festival on 14 September 2004, was an immense commercial success, and garnered Best Foreign Language Film award nominations at the 77th Academy Awards. She was part-time as a juror at the 4th Transylvania International Film Festival. Her performance in the film ”Downfall”, a film that she starred in, prompted American filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola to write an open letter to her and offer her the role in the movie Laura, Veronica in 2007 the fantasy film “Youth Without Youth,” produced and directed the director.

In between, she appeared in various other productions such as in the role of Lili on the tri-part TNT broadcast series “The Company” (2007); as Suzie in the British comedy film, ”I Really Hate My Work” (2007), and particularly journalist Annik Honore on 5 October 2007 released the commercially and critically successful British biographical film ”Control” Based upon the biography of Ian Curtis.

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Her next film of note was the Uli Edel-directed in 2008 German film ”Der Baader Meinhof Komplex.” Alexandra Maria Lara played the part of German urban guerrilla and revolutionary Petra Schelm. It’s has followed by her 2009 romantic drama from the American-Germany film “The Reader,” which featured her as the former survivor of the concentration camp Ilana Mather. Both films received Oscar nominations for the 80th Academy Awards.

Cannes Film Festival as well. The Anthony Hopkins starrer and James Ivory directed the 2009 American drama film “The City of Your Last Destination” featured her in Deirdre Rothemund. The same year, she appeared in the French spy thriller film ‘L’affaire Fayeway and the multi-lingual Emirati film “City of Life.” The year 2008 was the last time she participated in the Theodoros Angelopoulos-directed and written Greek drama film, ”The Dust Of Time” starring Willem Dafoe and Irene Jacob and other acThe008, she was the jury for Cannes Film Festival.

The co-produced international fantasy film “A Distant Neighborhood” produced by Sam Garbarski and released on 20 May 2010. It starred Alexandra Maria Lara playing Anna Verniaz (nee Zorn). The film generally received favorable reviews from critics. In the same year, she appeared in the German-Franco-French drama film ”Small World.” Her fame grew with her role as Marlene Lauda in the movie ”Rush.” She starred alongside Chris Hemsworth and Daniel Bruhl in the biographical film “Rush.”

It was a Ron Howard-directed film screened during the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival before its release on the big screen in the UK and Germany. The US and Germany was a huge film that received praise from the critics’ circle. Saul Dibb directed the 2015 British-French-Belgian Second World War romantic drama film ”Suite Francaise” that starred her husband Sam Riley, featured her in Leah’s character.

Alexandra Maria Lara was the space Station Commander and Astronaut from DLR Ute Fassbinder. On 20 October 2017 when she released the American Sci-fi thriller “Geostorm.” It marked the feature film’s directorial debut for Dean Devlin. Her next project with her husband was in the Ben Wheatley-directed 2018 British comedy-drama film “Happy New Year Colin Burstead.” She was Hannah, the German girlfriend of her husband’s character David in the movie.

The film was screened in the 62nd BFI London Film Festival in competition on 11 October 2018 and aired on 30 December the following year on BBC2. The film has also presented during the 2019 Palm Springs International Film Festival. The film generally received favorable critiques.

Matthew Vaughn directed and produced the upcoming period action film ”The Kings Man,” which will be released on 14 February 2020. The US by Walt Disney Studios Motion movie will include Alexandra Maria Lara playing the character of Polly.

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