Dennenesch Zoudé (ETH/DE)

Dennenesch Zoudé is an actress known for her roles in the TV series “Polizeiruf 110” as commissar Carol Reeding from 2000 to 2003 and the RTL-series “Hinter Gittern” as prisoner Wilhelmina Makhubela from 2004 to 2007.

She starred in numerous films, such as the NDR-film “Meine Mutter tanzend” (2006) with Jutta Speidel, in the remake of a Johannes-Mario-Simmel novel adaption “Und Jimmy ging zum Regenbogen” (2008) with German actor Heino Ferch and in the marriage drama “Vergiß nie, dass ich dich liebe” (2011), for which she received a nomination for the German “Bernhard Wicki” prize. Zoudé also shot many TV movie and series, such as the romance series “Katie Fforde”, german TV staple “Tatort” and “Gegen den Wind”.

In 2019, Dennenesch Zoudé played the role of “Emi” in the ARD-series “Die Inselärztin” and is part of the main cast in the new season of the hit series “Tierärztin Dr. Mertens” as ambitious zoo director Dr. Amal Bekele, airing this fall on ARD.
Recently, she filmed the Netflix shows “Unorthodox” and “Occupied”, which will be airing in 2020. Also in 2020, Zoudé will be seen in the role of a psychologist in “Tatort Frankfurt: Die Guten und die Bösen”.

Dennenesch Zoudé lives in Berlin and is patron of the charitable foundation “Fairchance”, which focuses on speech assistance for children with a migration background.

Dennenesch Zoudé at CROSSING BORDERS

Festival Opening - 06.11.2019