Karim Chérif was born and grew up in Frankfurt am Main. He completed his acting studies at the University of the Arts in Berlin. After graduating, he was a member of the ensemble at Vienna’s Burgtheater from 2005 to 2010, and has since lived between Vienna and Berlin, where he increasingly works in film and radio in addition to theatre engagements. Since 2015 he has been known to a wider audience as the protagonist of the ARD crime series “Die Füchsin”. He speaks fluent German, French and English.