The German Actors Association gave away their annual awards in acknowledgement to outstanding acting performances in film and television. In the category Best Actress in a leading part, Austrian actress Maria Hofstätter received the Deutscher Schauspielpreis 2021 for her role as the unconventional prison teacher Elisabeth Berger in Arman T. Riahi’s Fox in a Hole.
The nominees were:
Luise Heyer: Polizeiruf 110: Sabine
Maria Hofstätter: Fuchs im Bau
Petra Schmidt-Schaller: Die Toten von Marnow