Eva Habermann was born January, 16th 1976 in Hamburg. Even as a child, she spent a lot of time in front of the camera and took acting and singing lessons while taking her A-levels. Today, she is a successful actress and lives in Berlin.
“Wickie”, the Viking boy from the traditional ZDF-show, along with his father and his Dragonboat-Team, returned to tv screens as a modern animated phenomenon, just in time for the show's 40th Birthday. Eva Habermann did the voiceover for Queen Boranis. The episodes hit screens in May 2014 on ZDF and ZDFneo. At the same time, Eva Habermann plays a leading role in the successful ZDF-show SOKO Stuttgart, which will also be shown in 2014.
The cinema adaption of 'Maria und der Feuerbringer' has just been filmed in Cologne. The first-class movie is based on the first part of Tommy Krappweis' eponymous fantasy trilogy and deals with Germanic mythology, classical fantasy literature and the every day difficulties of adolescent 14-year-old Mara. In the film, which also stars Jan Josef Liefers and Esther Schweins, Eva Habermann plays the role of the goddess Sigyn, the wife of demigod Loki, who is portrayed by Christoph Maria Herbst. Following this, Habermann was also seen in an episode of Rosenheim-Cops titles “Der Tod des Paparazzo” (The death of the paparazzi), which will air on ZDF at the end of 2014. On December 23rd 2013, she was also seen in the popular ZDF-series SOKO 5113 “Entfaltet” (Unfolded), which was directed by Bodo Schwarz.
In the spring and fall of 2012, Eva Habermann played parts in the tv-series SOKO Köln (Mit Hieb und Stich) on ZDF and Alarm für Cobra 11 on RTL, in which she regularly appears in supporting roles.
In November 2010, Eva Habermann filmed the comedy “Bauernfrühstück” (Farmer's Breakfast). She played the female lead as the sister of the mayor, whose village hasn't changed since the Second World War. Also starring in the movie are Dirk Bach, Ansgar Hüttenmüller and Lotte Reinstrom. The movie premiered in May 2011.
The swiss comedy “Liebling, lass uns scheiden” (Darling, let's get a divorce) was filmed until December 2009. Eva Habermann played a secretary alongside Esther Schweins and cabaret artist Marco Rima, who was also producer and writer for the screenplay of the movie. In the tv-film “Das Glück ist eine ernste Sache” (Luck is a serious matter), a production of Josefine Filmprodukion and NDR, Eva Habermann acted as the supporting role of Chantal. Production started in November 2008, directed by Hermine Huntgeburth.
Shortly beforehand, the comedy “Ossi's Eleven'” an imitation of Sondebergh's Oceans Eleven, premiered in theatres. Eva Habermann played Nina Schneider, an accomplice of eleven tricksters from East Germany involved in a coup. From 2007, Habermann spent three years playing Erin O'Toole, a sheep breeder who falls in love with grieving widower Dr. Martin Winterkorn, on the series “Unsere Farm in Irland” (Our farm in Ireland). The television series was produced by the Bavaria TV Production GmbH and broadcast on ZDF.
Eva Habermann had her tv debut in 1993, at 17, on the ZDF series “Immenhof”. Two years later, she became well known through her role in the international science-fiction-series “LEXX – The Dark Zone”. Furthermore, she played roles in “Kommisar Rex'”, “Angel Express'”, “Die Friseuse'” and '”The Millionaire”.
She also has a passion for theatre. The play “Herbstgold” (Fall Gold), which premiered in January 2012 in Düsseldorf, was a huge success for Habermann and her colleague Christine Kaufmann. In 2010, she played Kitty LaBelle at “Karl May-Spiele” in Bad Segeberg and took on the role of “Amour” in the classic Hugo von Hofmannsthai at the annual “Jedermann-Festival”.
Aside from acting, Habermann's strenghts also lies in hosting tv shows, which she proved in her younger years as a presenter for “Pumuckl TV” or in the BR Comedy Show.
Eva Habermann is an ambassador for the Latin-American fund 'Adveniat' (www.adveniat.de), against child slavery in Haiti. For many years, Adveniat has been involved locally against exploitative conditions of children from very poor backgrounds. Through charity events and quiz shows, Eva Habermann has already managed to collect a lot of money for this great cause. In the spring of 2014, Eva Habermann visited Haiti, to visit some of the projects herself. Additionally, Habermann is an ambassador for the German foundation for muscle disease. The foundation is committed to the promotion of science and research in the field of muscle diseases, in particular 'spinal muscular atrophy', as well as public relations and support of patients and their families.