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Petra von der Beek

is an actress and was born in Düsseldorf.

She spent decisive childhood years in Braunschweig, and then returned to Düsseldorf to take her Abitur. "Emigrated" to Cologne to study archaeology and theater studies at the University of Cologne. Simultaneous actor training at the "Theater Der Keller" Cologne. At the affiliated theater first professional experience, during the training. Then first guest engagements and permanent contracts at the Stadttheater Aachen, Bielefeld, Bonn, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt (Theater am Turm) and Schauspiel Köln. Since 1990 ensemble member of the Theater an der Ruhr.