Carrière, Mareike

BORN 26 Jul 1954, Hannover, Niedersachsen - DIED 17 Mar 2014, Hamburg
BIRTH NAME Carrière, Mareike Ann
GRAVE LOCATION Hamburg: Friedhof Ohlsdorf, Fühlsbüttler Strasse 756 (BM 69 (511a))

Mareike Ann Carrière grew up in Lübeck in the North of Germany. She was the daughter of the psychiatrist Bern Carrière (1921-2015). As a child she stood on the stage with her brothers Mathieus and Til. Til klled himself in 1979, aged 26. Mareike was educated at the acting school in Lübeck before she studied French and Englisch at the Sorbonne in Paris. She obtained a diploma as a translator.

In 1977 she made her first important movie, "Taugenichts" based on the short novel "Aus dem Leben eines Taugenichts" by Joseph von Eichendorff (1788-1857). Eberhart Schubert selected her from 1,000 candidates for his "Flamme empor" (1978). In 1981 she returned from Paris to Germany and she married the film producer Joachim von Vietinghoff in that year. She lived in Berlin and she worked for the theatre and appeared in further movies and television productions.

In 1986 she first appeared as the police officer Ellen Wegener in the television series "Grossstadtrevier" and she played this role in 62 episodes until 1993. She also appeared in the television series Praxis Bülowbogen as Dr. Katrin Brockmann and in further movies. In 1994 she divorced her husband. She moved to Hamburg in 1997 and there she married the dentist Gerd Klement in 1997.

In 2007 she returned to the theatre after many years of absence. She also appeared in futher television productions. In 2012 she was diagnosed with bladder cancer and she died in 2014 on the 93th birthday of her father. Originally her family planned to bury her in the family grave in Lübeck, but she was buried at the Friedhof Ohlsdorf in Hamburg.


Mareike Carrière.

The grave of Mareike Carrière at the Friedhof Ohlsdorf in Hamburg.
Picture by Androom (04 Feb 2023)


Mareike Carrière – Wikipedia

Carriès, Jean-Joseph

Published: 12 Feb 2023
Last update: 12 Feb 2023