Christiane Seidel is an American born, German/Danish actor and producer. She will be starring in the upcoming Netflix series The Queen’s Gambit (2020) (written/directed by Scott Frank). Previously, she played the role of Martha in Netflix’s critically-acclaimed mini-series Godless (2017) (written/directed by Scott Frank, executive produced by Steven Soderbergh). Godless was nominated for multiple Emmys, including Best Limited Series and winning several.
Most recently Christiane played the role of Hannah (Sam Rockwell’s love interest) in the award-winning series Fosse/Verdon (2019) on FX.
Christiane is also widely known for her role of Sigrid Mueller opposite Michael Shannon for four seasons on HBO’s Boardwalk Empire (2010) as the murderous nanny-turned-wife.
Seidel played the female lead as an FBI Agent in the feature film The Hollow (2016) produced by Lisa Bruce (Darkest Hour) and starred in several German television feature films, most recently Dating Alarm (2016).
Christiane is a partner and producer at Red Rope Productions (a certified minority business enterprise of New York). She has produced several short films that have screened at Academy Qualifying and international film festivals with numerous wins and nominations in multiple categories. She served as the Producing Director for the Scandinavian American Theater Company that presents award-winning Scandinavian plays in the US. She starred in the American Off-Broadway premiere of Then Silence by acclaimed Norwegian playwright Arne Lygre. Christiane is a native English, German and Danish speaker and resides with her husband and twins in Brooklyn, NY.