Mirja Boes

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Mirja Boes, 2012

Mirja Boes (born 13 September 1971 in Viersen), also known under her stage name Möhre (German for "carrot"), is a German comedian, actress, and singer. Boes produces comedic party music, and also has released tracks of spoken comedy, she has released a number of singles and has also recorded with some other German musicians as part of the Mallorca All-Stars. She won a 2007 German Comedy Award as a member of the ensemble of Frei Schnauze (Best Comedy Show), and 2008 German Comedy Award (Best Comedian).

Life[edit]

Boes graduated from Dülken Municipal School in 1991, and studied at the University of Düsseldorf and at the University of Music and Theatre Leipzig. In 1994, she was a member of the theater company Compagnia 82, and in 1996, she was with the Die Fabulösen Thekenschlampen, she also played in improvisational theater Frizzles.

In the summer of 2001, Boes performed under her stage name Möhre, in the nightclub Upper Bavaria in Palma, Majorca, she released her first single. In 2003, her second single "Wir ham doch keine Zeit ..." was a hit. She was also one of the Mallorca Allstars.

Also in 2003, she hosted for RTL II. Since 2002, she has appeared regularly on television together with comedians Ralf Schmitz, Mathias Schlung (from 2006), and Markus Majowski, they performed until the end of 2006 in the sketch comedy show Die Dreisten Drei. Following that, she was replaced by Janine Kunze.

She has had guest appearances on TV total, Elton.tv, Anke Late Night, Open Muzzle, Clueless Genius and the Gong Show. In 2005, Boes played alongside Tom Gerhardt in the feature film Siegfried and in a comedy adaptation of Impy's Island. From December 2006 to May 2007, she hosted the Karaoke Showdown, she played the lead in the RTL series Angie, from 2006 to 2008.

In autumn 2007, she toured her first solo performance, Tomorrow I'll End! ... Probably!, where she appeared at the Cologne Comedy Festival.

At the start of 2008, Boes was with Jan Sosniok in the film African Race seen on RTL, in which she was in the lead role in the search for the missing diamonds, the largest in the world, she has a radio show on 1LIVE, "All lies with Mirja Boes".

In January 2009, Wunderlich Verlag published her first memoir: Boese: Unspeakably Embarrassing. Boes also produced an audiobook version, she had a sketch comedy tour "Ich bin Boes" ("boes" is German for "evil"), from February to April 2010. In mid-November 2010, her tour "I'm growing up next week!" was canceled prematurely because Boes was pregnant at the time. In spring 2011, the program was continued.

Family[edit]

Boes gave birth on 3 January 2011 to a boy.[1][2]

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