Thelma Buabeng

Thelma Buabeng

Thelma Buabeng is a German actress and comedian. She grew up with two siblings in Meckenheim (Rhineland), where her family moved to from Ghana in 1984. She passed her high school diploma at the St. Joseph Gymnasium in Rheinbach; She then studied media marketing at the West German Academy of Communications in Cologne. Buabeng began her acting career in 1996 with the theater group “Junge Bühne Brotfabrik” in Bonn. After attending drama school in Cologne’s “Theater der Keller” for two years, she moved to Berlin in 2005, where in 2009 she completed her acting training at the Filmschauspielschule Berlin. In 2003, she celebrated her television debut in the ARD series Lindenstraße. Thereafter, Thelma Buabeng was seen in inter alia, The Criminalist (TV), The Adventures of Huck Finn (cinema) and several other scenes. After further film and television work, including in the ZDF multi-part, The Adlon, A family saga (TV), best friends, death the hippies !! Long live the punk (cinema) and salvation (cinema), Thelma Buabeng launched her own comedy project Tell Me Nothing From The Horse in 2016 in addition to her acting career (formerly 3 Sistas since 2009). In Tell Me Nothing From the Horse, Buabeng slips into several roles to provide witty and pointed commentary on current social issues. Buabeng is seen on various theatrical stages, such as The Guarded at the Thalia Theater in Hamburg, 2014; meteorites at the Maxim Gorki Theater in Berlin, 2016; Faust, Volksbühne on Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz, 2017 and Frank Castorf’s Les Misérables at the Berliner Ensemble.