Nicolette Krebitz

Nicolette Krebitz (born 2 September 1972 in Berlin, Germany)[1] is a director, actress, model, and singer. She is often credited as Coco in her creative works.

Nicolette Krebitz
Nicolette Krebitz (left) with film director Anne Høegh Krohn from Norway at the "Festival des deutschen Films" 2009, Ludwigshafen, Germany
Born (1972-09-02) 2 September 1972
Other namesCoco
OccupationActress, Director, Model, Singer

Life and work

Nicolette Krebitz made her film debut at age eleven. Later, she hosted television and radio shows for children and attended the Ballett-Centre Berlin and the Fritz-Kirchhoff acting school, also in Berlin.

Krebitz has appeared in over 30 movies, but she is known best for her role in the German-language films Bandits (1997) and Der Tunnel (2001). She also appeared in the English-language film All the Queen's Men (2001). She wrote and directed the 2001 movie Jeans and 2007's Das Herz ist ein dunkler Wald.

She is the model on the cover of New Order's 2001 album Get Ready and its associated singles.[2] Her image is also on the cover and in the sleeve of Terranova's 1999 album Close the Door. She contributed vocals to the Bandits soundtrack and to the Terranova tracks Just Enough, Plastic Stress and Never.


The German hip hop group Fettes Brot together with Indie band Tocotronic has dedicated a song to her entitled "Nicolette Krebitz wartet" ("Nicolette Krebitz is Waiting") which is a cover version of the Bananarama hit "Robert De Niro's Waiting...".


1997 Bavarian Film Award, Best Film Score[3]

Selected filmography

Year Title Role Director Notes
1994 Ausgerechnet Zoé Zoé Markus Imboden TV film
1995 Im Sog des Bösen Anna Nikolai Müllerschön
1997 Bandits Angel Katja von Garnier
1998 Die Bubi-Scholz-Story Helga Scholz Roland Suso Richter TV film
1999 Long Hello and Short Goodbye Melody Rainer Kaufmann
2000 Fandango Shirley Maus Matthias Glasner
2001 The Tunnel Fritzi Scholz Roland Suso Richter TV film
2001 All the Queen's Men Romy Stefan Ruzowitzky
2010 The City Below Svenja Steve Christoph Hochhäusler
2014 The Lies You Sleep With Rita Thomas Roth
2016 Wild Nicolette Krebitz


  1. "Biography for Nicolette Krebitz". IMDb. Retrieved 2007-12-30.
  2. "Frequently Asked Questions– New Order Online". Retrieved 2007-12-30.
  3. "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-08-19. Retrieved 2008-08-19.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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