Maresi Riegner, born in Vienna in 1991, trained at the Music and Arts University of the City of Vienna and gave her acting debut at the Theater in der Josefstadt in 2017. In 2012 she gave her film debut in Barbara Gräftner’s Endlich Weltuntergang (Finally Doomsday), and many film and TV productions followed. In 2017 Maresi Riegner received the Nestroy Theatre Award in the Best Young Actor category and was nominated for the Austrian Film Award. The following year, she won the Austrian Film Award in the Best Female Supporting Role category. In 2018 she received the Outstanding Artist Award for the performing arts.