Claudia Hiersche in Frankfurt is a German host and actress and is well known for her portrayal of the lesbian fictional character Carla von Lahnstein in the soap opera Verbotene Liebe (Forbidden Love), where she was on contract status between 2003 and 2009.
She attended a drama school in Manhattan for three months. Before her work on Verbotene Liebe, she was the host of the travel magazine television show Wolkenlos from 2000 to 2002. In 2003, Claudia also starred in the movie Schwer verknallt as a character, once again, named Carla.
She currently lives in Berlin and enjoys traveling, photography, running and boxing in her free time.
As for her character in Verbotene Liebe she became very popular, when her character Carla had a relationship with Hanna Novak. In 2006, Carla was the second lesbian character on German soap opera that got married to another woman (The first was Billi Vogt, who married her girlfriend Andrea on German soap opera Marienhof in 2002).
Hiersche got married when she was 19 and it ended a year later. The divorce went on for three years since her husband left without a trace.