Actress Christina († 41) Drechsler is dead

As a teenager, she was seen on television for the first time, later she was mainly on the theater stage. Now fans and colleagues are mourning Christina Drechsler.

Christina Drechsler is dead. The actress died at the age of 41, as her colleague Sabin Tambrea made public on Instagram on Wednesday. There he shared several photos of the theater star on stage and wrote:

“Oh Christina. You have enchanted so many, with your gentle soul. With your uncompromisingly abysmal playing. Your self-abandonment for the unattainable, which we all strive for as long as our wings have not yet been clipped by reality. You have your wings to the end keep, may they carry you on your journey as gently as you made our admiration soar, through countless, unforgettable moments of theatre. Bon voyage. Christina Drechsler 1982-2023.”

In the comments, numerous fans and colleagues say goodbye to the actress. Jasna Fritzi Bauer posts three black heart emojis, Alexandra Finder writes: “What incredibly sad and frightening news.” Details of the circumstances of death are not yet known.

“Outstanding Acting Performances”

Christina Drechsler was born in Berlin in 1982 and was already in front of the camera at the age of 15. As a teenager, she played in the RTLzwei format “All together, everyone for themselves”. After graduating from high school, she studied at the Ernst Busch Academy of Dramatic Arts in Berlin. Even before graduating, she landed a permanent engagement with the Berliner Ensemble, to which she remained loyal for ten years until 2013. She played roles like Polly in the “Threepenny Opera” or Gretchen in “Faust” and was honored with the Daphne Prize of the TheaterGemeinde Berlin for “outstanding acting achievements” in 2005.

In addition to the theater stage, Christina Drechsler continued to be seen on TV, including in series such as “Police Call 110”, “In All Friendship” and “Stromberg”. She was nominated for the German Film Prize in 2012 for her performance in Christian Schwochow’s drama “Die Insichtbare”.