Martina Hill

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Martina Hill

Martina Hill (born July 14, 1974) is a German actress, comedian and impersonator. She has been awarded the German Comedy Award, the German TV Award, as well as the prestigious Adolf-Grimme-Preis and the Bambi Award.


Hill was born in Berlin-Wedding. Her mother was a nurse and her father was a subway driver.[1] After finishing her German Abitur (equivalent of A-Levels) in 1995,[2] she later studied drama.

Hill had her breakthrough in 2007 as an ensemble member of the ProSieben comedy show Switch reloaded which making her known as an comedian and impersonator. Her best parodies were for characters such as Heidi Klum, Angela Merkel, Daniela Katzenberger, Gundula Gause, Amy Winehouse and Dr. Temperance "Bones" Brennan.

Since 2009 Hill portrays "universal expert" Tina Hausten in the heute-show, a German adaptation of the American news satire The Daily Show. From 2011, Hill starred in her own format Knallerfrauen which is an award-winning sketch comedy known for sharp humour and its cutting wit. With the first series of Knallerfrauen, Hill also became very popular in China.[3]

Filmography (selection)

  • since 2011: Knallerfrauen, sketch comedy
  • 2011: Resturlaub, movie
  • 2010: C.I.S. – Chaoten im Sondereinsatz, TV movie
  • 2010: Cindy aus Marzahn und die jungen Wilden, comedy show
  • since 2009: heute-show, news satire
  • 2009: Undercover Love, TV movie
  • 2008: Die Schnüfflerin – Peggy kann’s nicht lassen, TV movie
  • 2008: Putzfrau Undercover, TV movie
  • 2007 - 2012: Switch reloaded, comedy series
  • 2007: 29 ...und noch Jungfrau, TV movie
  • 2007: SOKO Wismar, TV series
  • 2007: Der Dicke, TV series
  • 2006–2007: Alarm für Cobra 11 – Die Autobahnpolizei, from the episode Flashback onwards, TV series
  • 2006: Kunstfehler, TV movie
  • 2006: Das Beste aus meinem Leben, early evening TV series
  • 2005: SOKO Köln, TV series
  • 2005: Mädchen über Bord, TV movie
  • 2004: Happy Friday, sketch show
  • 2004: Der Vater meines Sohnes, TV movie
  • 2003: Schwer verknallt, TV movie


  • 2001: Marjorie in Extremities (Berlin)
  • 2001: Die Frau auf dem Sockel in Die Frau auf dem Sockel (Berlin)
  • 2001: Medea in Medea (Berlin)
  • 2000: Erna in Kasimir und Karoline (Berlin)
  • 2000: Nonne Isabella in Die Rund- und die Spitzköpfe (Berlin)

Voice over work (selection)


External links


  1. Interview with Martina Hill in the Stern; Edition Nr. 39; 20. September 2012
  2. "Pro7 - Martina Hill - Vita".<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Oliver Pöttgen: Ausflippen mit Martina Hill: Zum Erfolg der Sat1-Serie "Knallerfrauen" in China.