Nina Franoszek

Nina Franoszek

Acting Teacher, Actor, Content Creator, Director, Filmmaker, Performance Coach, Theatre Director, Translator and Voice Actor

Los Angeles, California

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About Nina

Berlin-born Nina Franoszek is an award-winning actor, director and filmmaker with over one hundred credits to her name, including Roman Polanski’s “The Pianist” and the Emmy Award winning TV show “Mad Men. Nina co-stared with celebrities like Tilda Swinton, Jordan Peele and Donald Sutherland and can currently be seen on HBO’s TV show “The Brink” opposite Tim Robbins and Jack Black.

In Germany she was recently a guest star in two episodes of Disappeared –The M.P.U. (“Letzte Spur Berlin”) and played a leading role in “Camping with heart”, which was one of the most-watched TV- movies of the year.

Nina Franoszek is also a veteran VO talent and passionate motion capture performer, who plays the main antagonist “Frau Engel” in the “Inglourious Basterds-esk” cinematic video games “Wolfenstein: The New Order” and “the New Colossus”. For her outstanding performance she was nominated for a BTVA Video Game Voice Acting Award in 2018.

Her awards include also a Grimme Prize (Germany’s Emmy Award) for best leading actress and a German Screen Actors Award for best Ensemble in the TV series “Weissensee Saga II” in 2014, as well as an Earphone Award for her narration of “The German House” (Harper Collins) in 2020.

Nina brings more than 30 years of experience in the entertainment industry and continues to mentor and champion new and professional actors and filmmakers who want to work in Hollywood @www.thehollywoodconnectress.

She is a member of SAG-AFTRA, BFFS (German Screen Actors Guild), Germany’s Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences and served as a juror for the international Emmy Awards (2007 - 2020).

Nina received an MFA in Performing Arts from the University of Theater Music and Media Hannover, Germany and was a finalist for membership at the legendary Actors Studio, where she continued her training for more then 15 years under the artistic direction of Mark Rydell and Martin Landau in West Hollywood. She is a dual citizen and lives and works in Berlin and Los Angeles.

Credits

Awards

  • BTVA Video Game Voice Acting Award Nominee
    (2017)

  • German Screen Actors Award (Best Ensemble Weissensee Saga)
    (2014)

  • Grimme Prize (Germany's Emmy Award)
    (1999)

Education

  • The Actors Studio, finalist for membership
    (2000-2016)

  • University of Theater Music and Media Hannover, MFA in Performing Arts
    (1982-1986)

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