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  • Height: 5´9 ½ In
  • Weight: 128 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Hair Length: Shoulder
  • Eyes: Brown
  • Age: 37
  • Nationality: German
  • Languages: German, English, Spanish (Basics)
  • Accent: German, French, Spanish
  • Sports: Snowboarding, Skiing, Sky Diving, Inline Skating, Motorbike, Shooting, Diving, Waterski
  • Driver´s licence: Car, Motorcycle



In her native Frankfurt/Main, Germany Yvonne Maria Schaefer began early on her career as a model and actress. As a child Schaefer studied ballet while also doing theatre and performed in several stage productions. Her Model career started of when she was 3 years old. She was discovered by a child photographer, who worked for major European catalogue companies.

Later on Schaefer worked internationally as a Model with Agency’s in Europe, Asia and South Africa. Her modelling work has included campaigns for many top designers and sportswear companies. In the 1990´s meanwhile studying psychology at the Goethe University in Frankfurt / Germany, Schaefer resumed her work as an actress and studied with prestigious acting teachers and coaches. Later on Schaefer worked worldwide in numerous Films, TV Series and stage productions. Yvonne appeared internationally in major papers and magazines. Through her passion and participation in extreme sports, the Maxim Lifestyle Magazine voted Yvonne Maria Schaefer as the "Action Girl".

After living part time in Mallorca and Malaga/ Spain, where she also worked in Spanish films, such as Trece, (as the female lead), Schaefer moved in 2008 to New York City.

In the States Yvonne Maria Schaefer has been successfully working as an actress and producer. The film, Forget Me Not in which she starred in, was accepted in various film festivals. She worked as the female lead on eep Your Enemies Closer, alongside Peter Greene (the Bounty Hunter, Mask, Pulp Fiction) and Manny Perez (The Ministers, La Soga). In the film Lily of the Feast directed by Federico Castelluccio (Sopranos, Pink Panther 2, Made), she appeared in a scene with Paul Sorvino (Goodfellas, Dick Tracy). Just recently she filmed APT.5K opposite Mel Gorham (Carlito´s way, Smoke). In 2011 Yvonne is signed on to work in two upcoming feature films: Numba one and Three can keep a secret.



2011   Numba One (USA) … Monica (in Production)

2010   APT5K (USA) … Eve

2010   Keep Your Enemies Closer (USA) … Sandra

2010   Lily of the Feast (USA) … Rosie

2010   Men Of The House (Pilot USA) … Ece

2009   Forget Me Not (USA) … Lead

2009   Chaostage aka Warriors Of Chaos International (English title)… Journalist

2008   Klage weiter - Agrip Nassim feat. Sebastian Haemer (Music Video)

2008   Hase (Commercial)

2008   Dermedis (Commercial)

2008   Twin Kisses (TV) … Kendo Girlfriend

2007   A Case for Two aka Ein Fall fuer Zwei (original title), Schmutzige Haende (TV episode) … Tanja

2007   Hans im Glueck (Feature Film) … Gaensedieb

2007   Making it in ... (Short Film)… Lead

2007   Deutsche Bank (Commercial)

2006   Woyzeck, (Short Film) Marie von Woyzeck

2006   Carlsberg (Commercial)

2005   Alarm fuer Cobra 11 – Die Autobahn Polizei aka Autobahn Cop - Der Kommissar - (TV Episode)

2005   Arques (Commercial)

2005   Fear (Feature Film) … Zoe

2005   Apoptygma Berzerk, In this together (Music Video) … Lead

2005   Auf den Spuren Hans im Glück, (Feature Film)… Ivon von der Muehle

2005   Mariposas en la noche (Short Film)

2005   Nana - Ride with me (Music Video) … Lead

2004   Lufthansa (Commercial)

2004   Porsche worldwide (Commercial)

2004   Beauty Queen – Das Zweite Gesicht (TV Episode)… Hostess

2004   Bankrobbery (Film) … Cat

2004   Sparkasse (Commercial)

2004   Womanhood (Music Video)

2004   Shark Alarm - ... aka Hai-Alarm auf Mallorca - Germany (original title) aka Shark Attack in the Mediterranean -           USA (DVD box title)…Chica

2004   Keks aka Cockie (Short Film) … Keks

2003   Trece (Spain) … Yocasta

2003   Declaime Feature Lil Dap Shine Time (Music Video)

2002   S.O.S. Barracuda - Auftrag Mord ! (TV Episode) … Nadine

2002   666 - In Bed with the Devil (Feature Film) … Model

2001   Denninger- Der Mallorca Krimi (TV Episode) … Client

2001   S.O.S. Barracuda - Der Mädchenjäger (TV Episode) …Beach Girl

1995   Welcome To Babylon (TV)


TV- Self

2008   Bike TV … Host

2008   Boris Becker meets … Alicia Keys … Herself

2005 - 2006   Stil (Lifestyle-Magazin) … Host

2004   Wetten dass…? … Herself

2004   Guten abend RTL- Einsteigen und abheben (TV Episode) … Herself

2004   Maxim TV … Herself

2003 - 2006   ZDF Fernsehgarten Herself

2002   RTL Explosiv … Herself

2001   RTL Exclusive …Herself

2001   RTL Punkt 12 … Herself

2000   ZDF Hallo Deutschland … Herself

1999   Sat 1 Magazin … Herself


Back vocals

2002   Joe Cocker

2002   Vanessa Mae

2001   Melanie Thornton

2000   Sweet Connection



1997 Method Acting Workshop

1998 Speech and Voice Training Scream Factory in Frankfurt

1999 Lee Strasberg Acting Workshop, Michael Margotta, Spain

1999 Acting Academy, Acting Classes

2000 Speech Lessons Thissen Coaching Center Frankfurt

2001 Vocal Lessons Scream Factory in Frankfurt

2001 Theatre Workshop

2002 Acting workshop and Acting Lessons, Kathryn L. Carter

2003 Hollywood Acting Workshop, Las Vegas

2008 Dialect Coaching, Stollersystem, Amy Stoller, New York

2008 Training, Scream factory, Frankfurt

2008 The Acting Corps, Actor’s Boot camp, Los Angeles, Acting Classes

2010 Stollersystem, Amy Stoller, New York