Born 1944 in Prague. From 1964 to 2010, Christine Schorn was a permanent member of the Deutsches Theater Berlin ensemble. Her list of roles in the last twenty years alone includes over 40 roles, such as Jelena in Uncle Vanya, Iokaste in King Oedipus or Molly Bloom after Joyce. Most recently, she appeared as Mary Cavan Tyrone in Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey into Night (directed by Thomas Schulte-Michels), in Chekhov's Cherry Orchard and Medea (both directed by Barbara Frey), as well as in Chekhov's Uncle Vanya (directed by Jürgen Gosch). In cinema and television, Christine Schorn became one of the most sought-after actresses of the former GDR and acted in over 70 films. In June 2007 she was awarded the prize for Best Female Acting at the International Shanghai Film Festival for Franziska Metzkys film Frei nach Plan together with Dagmar Manzel, Kirsten Bock and Corinna Harfouch. She also received the German Film Prize for Best Female Supporting Role for her performance.
Christine Schorn was awarded the Deutscher Schauspielpreis 2019 for her life's work.