Lowensöhn's versatile career spans television, theatre and film on both sides of the Atlantic. She got her start in regional theater, appearing in such productions as Last American in Paris
, Don Juan
and Twelfth Night
. In addition, she has performed in off-Broadway productions of Hamlet
and Roberto Zucco
Lowensöhn made her screen debut in Hal Hartley's Simple Men, teaming with the noted independent director again on Theory of Achievement, Simple Men, Flirt and Amateur. Her other screen credits include Michael Almereyda's Another Girl, Another Planet and Nadja (for which she earned an Independent Spirit Award nomination as Best Actress); Steven Spielberg's multiple-Academy Award winner, Schindler's List; Julian Schnabel's melancholy directorial debut, the biopic Basquiat; and Herb Gardner's film adaptation of the acclaimed play, I'm Not Rappaport. She has completed filming Phillippe Grandrieux's Sombre in France.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.
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