Chris Doerk

Chris Doerk

Darstellerin, Musik
*24.02.1942 Königsberg (heute Kaliningrad, Russland)


Chris Doerk was born in the East-Prussian town of Königsberg (today Kaliningrad, Russia) on February 24th 1942. In the German Democratic Republic, she was best known for her work as a singer and as the show partner of her then-husband Frank Schöbel. During her apprenticeship as a decorator, she started taking singing lessons and began performing in public. In 1967, she became a professional artist and two years later won the Song Contest of the GDR alongside Schöbel.

She went on to become one of the most popular singers in East Germany. Together with Schöbel, Doerk was host of the TV-programmes "Treff mit Chris und Frank" and "Disco Treff". Moreover, Doerk acted in several DEFA film productions, among them the teen comedy "Heißer Sommer" (Hot Summer), which also starred Schöbel and achieved a cult status over the years. Her concert tours led her as far as Cuba, where she enjoyed great popular success. In 2003, Doerk published the non-fiction book "La Casita", in which she writes about everyday life and the social situation in Cuba.


2004 LiveMovie: Feuer in der Nacht
1996/1997 East Side Story
1976 DEFA Disko 77
1975/1976 Liebesfallen
Music performer
1973 Nicht schummeln, Liebling!
1967/1968 Heißer Sommer
Cast, Vocals
1966/1967 Hochzeitsnacht im Regen


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