Education at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz
Engagements:Schauspielhaus Graz, Theater Dortmund, Staatstheater Wiesbaden, Theater Heidelberg, Nationaltheater Mannheim, Theater Lübeck, Schauspielhaus Zürich, Bremer Shakespeare Company, Ernst Deutsch-Theater Hamburg a.o.
Ulrike Knospe comes from Essen. She trained as an actress at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz. Important theatre stations are Dortmund, Mannheim, Schauspielhaus Zurich. She has given guest performances in Lübeck, the Bremen Shakespeare Company, the Ernst Deutsch Theatre in Hamburg and teaches at the TASK, Theaterlabor Bremen, FSH Hamburg, among others. In recent years she has played the title role in "Henry IV", Elisabeth in "Mary Stuart", Mascha in "Three Sisters", Margarete in "Richard III", Marthe Rull in "The Broken Jug", Judith in "Christmas Eve" by Daniel Kehlmann and many more. She develops her own (musical) readings, is co-founder of "StückWerkBremen" and on the board of the Freie Agentur Bremen. She regularly works as a narrator for Radio Bremen, WDR and DRS and takes part in TV productions (including "Tatort", "Bella Block", "Der Dicke", "Küstenwache", "Ein Fall für Zwei").
1987: Derrick (television series; episode: Die Tote auf der Parkbank).
1998: The Misanthrope (theatre production, Schauspielhaus Zurich)
2004: Beauty Queen (television series)
2005: Remember if you can! (television film)
2005: The Fat Man (television series; episode: Flächenbrand)
2006-2008: In the Name of the Law (television series; series role)
2007: Crime Scene: Radiant Future (television series)
2008: Coast Guard (television series; episode: Bomb on Board)
2009: Bella Block: The Commissioner's Silence (television series)
2009: A Case for Two (TV series; episode: Death in the Vineyard)
2011: Tatort: A completely normal case (television series)
2012: Die Blaumänner (TV series; episode: Outside the Door)
2015: Einmal Hallig und zurück (One Hallig and Back) (television film)
2018: Crime Scene: Blood (television series)
2019: In aller Freundschaft - Die jungen Ärzte (TV series; episodes: Volle Verantwortung and Unter Strom)
In the year 2022 she acted in the performance "5 Minuten Heimat".