Sonja Weißer: Interesting Facts About Maxton Hall — The World Between Us Actress

By Navin SoniPublished on: May 10, 2024 Updated on: June 6, 2024
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Sonja Weißer, born on November 1, 2002, in Berlin, Germany, is an actress by profession. With a background rich in diverse theatrical experiences from a young age, her passion for the stage began in her early years in Berlin and Hamburg. She first captured attention with her powerful performance in “Anatomy of a Suicide” at the prestigious Deutsches Schauspielhaus in Hamburg. This play not only was her debut on stage in 2019 but also earned an invitation to the renowned Theatertreffen festival in 2020.

Branching into television, Sonja showcased her versatility in roles such as the long-standing German series “Tatort” and the intense drama “Liberame-Nach dem Sturm.” Her talent further blossomed in 2022 when she took on her first leading role in the gripping Prime Video series “Maxton Hall – The World Between Us” and the emotionally charged series “Innocent – The Julia Case.”

Video: With Her Maxton Hall Co-star

Despite her success in film, she continues to thrive in the theatrical world, transitioning seamlessly between mediums. In 2023, she participated in Gob Squad’s innovative performance “Is Anybody Home?” and is currently captivating audiences with her performance in “Fantômas” by René Pollesch at the Volksbühne Berlin.

Well, here are some interesting detail to know about her.

She Is a Polyglot

Sonja Weißer isn’t just an actress—she’s a linguistic maestro. Along with German, she is fluent in Russian as if it were her first language and equally skilled in English. She also commands a good grasp of French and Spanish, enabling her to tackle a variety of roles across different cultural contexts, enriching her performances.

Sonja's Photo Shoot With Her Talent Agency
Photoshoot With Her Talent Agency

Her linguistic talents extend to mastering regional dialects as well. Native to Hamburg, she speaks Hamburgisch, which roots her performances in authenticity when portraying local characters. Additionally, she has learned Sächsisch (Saxon), enhancing her versatility in playing roles from different German regions.

She Is Also Into Sports And Music

Weißer engages passionately with sports and music, showcasing her versatility as a performer. Her athletic pursuits include swimming and volleyball, where she not only embraced the challenge but also demonstrated significant dedication as a former club member. Her love for dynamic movement is further evident in her skateboarding and unicycling skills.

Musically, Sonja brings a rhythmic flair to her creative repertoire. She adeptly plays the ukulele and the Cajon. Additionally, her involvement in choir singing showcases her collaborative spirit and vocal talent, enriching her performance skills.

Her Onscreen Appearances

Since 2020, Sonja has appeared in numerous roles. Check out the details below.

Year Title Role Type Episodes Rating
2024 Maxton Hall: The World Between Us Lydia Beaufort TV Series 6 7.0
2024 Split Homicide Danka TV Series 1 5.9
2023 Unschuldig – Der Fall Julia B. Sophie Gellert TV Series 7.2
2023 Ostfriesenmoor Hanna TV Movie 5.7
2019-2022 Notruf Hafenkante Billie, Lisa TV Series 2 5.7
2022 Letzte Spur Berlin Franzi (Fux) Kowallik TV Series 1 6.4
2021 The Peppercorns Lisa Borkmann TV Series 1 6.3
2020 Tatort Angelina TV Series 1 7.0

Her Theatrical Works

Sonja has been active in theatre since 2019 and continues to work at present. Here is the list of her theatrical works.

Year Play Title Role Director Theater
2023 Fantômas Main role René Pollesch Volksbühne, Berlin
2023 Is anybody Home Performer (EL) Gob Squad Volksbühne, Berlin
2022 Teatro D’Amore e D’Anarchia Amore (MR) Milan Herms P14 Volksbühne, Berlin
2021 – 2022 Beim Rausgehen bitte die Tür zu machen Main role P14 Volksbühne, Berlin
2019 – 2020 Anatomie eines Suizids Flora / Ronja / Lulu Katie Mitchell Deutsches Schauspielhaus Hamburg

Trivia

  • She is officially single in 2024; not been reported for dating in the past as well.
  • Shares a great relationship with parents but opts to keep them away from the limelight for privacy reasons.
  • Stands 1.73 meters tall.