Eickelbaum, Karin

BORN 10 Nov 1937, Delmenhorst, Niedersachsen - DIED 15 Apr 2004, Berlin
GRAVE LOCATION Berlin: Waldfriedhof Dahlem, Hüttenweg 47, Steglitz-Zehlendorf (Feld 007-208/209)

Karin Eickelbaum was the daughter of a merchant. She was educated at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Hanover. She worked for theatres in Stuttgart, Mannheim and Munich. In 1968 at the Kammerspiele in Munich she was Polly in Brecht's "Dreigroschenoper" and in 1972 Luise Maske in Sternheim's "Die Hose". In the 1970s she performed in Berlin at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater and the Theater am Kurfürstendamm.

During the 1970s she married the actor Hans Korte. The marriage failed and the merchant Knut Tesmer became her new husband. For the public she was best known for the Tatort series where she appeared in 20 episodes between 1974 and 1980 next to Hansjörg Felmy. In the 1980s and 1990s she could be seen in other television series.


The grave of Karin Eickelbaum at Waldfriedhof Dahlem, Berlin.
Picture by Androom (18 Aug 2010)


• Mende, Hans-Jürgen, Lexicon Berliner Grabstätten, Haude & Spener, 2006
Karin Eickelbaum – Wikipedia

Eijkman, Christiaan

Published: 03 Mar 2022
Last update: 03 Mar 2022