How tall is Heike Makatsch?
Heike Makatsch's Height is 5ft 6in (167 cm)
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Celebirty name: MAKATSCH, Heike (Original: Heike Makatsch)
Birth: 1971-08-13 (Germany) (age 49)
Occupation: actress, TV presenter, singer
Born on 13 August 1971 in Düsseldorf, Germany, as the daughter of former German national ice hockey keeper Rainer Makatsch. After studying politics and sociology at the University of Düsseldorf for two years and an apprenticeship as dressmaker, she was hired by newborn TV music channel VIVA in 1993 and hosted popular shows such as Interaktiv (1996). Also presenting the charts show Bravo TV (1993), the media considered her the prototype of a "girlie girl". Her first appearance in a movie, Jailbirds (1996), surprised the critics and slowly changed her image. In the following years, she played leading characters in successful projects such as Am I Beautiful? (1998) and Gripsholm (2000). Living in London from 1999 to 2005, she also appeared in English language movies, most prominently Love Actually (2003). After another convincing performance on Margarete Steiff (2005), she is considered a respected actress anyway. In 2009 she played the main role in 'Hilde', the biographical movie about the famous German actress/singer Hildegard Knef. Her performance was a tour de force. She is known for her roles as Lisa Addison in Resident Evil (2002) and as Liesel's mother in The Book Thief (2013). Makatsch was in a seven-year relationship with British actor Daniel Craig, ending in 2004. She has three daughters, born in 2007, 2009, and 2015; two with Max Martin Schröder from German indie band Tomte and Der Hund Marie. She lives in Berlin. In 1995, Makatsch won the Bavarian Film Award for Best New Actress for her role in Männerpension. In 2003, she and the rest of the cast of Love Actually were nominated for the Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast. She was nominated in 2006 for an International Emmy Award for Best Actress for her role in Margarete Steiff – A Story of Courage.
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