Maria Bachmann is an author, screenwriter and actress. In 1992 she wrote her memoir Panikrocker küsst man nicht (Never Kiss a Panic Rocker), which was published in a new edition by Goldmann in 2020. This was followed by film scripts for ARD and ZDF, the guidebook Fühl dich und sei frei (Feel and Be Free) and Bin auf Selbstsuche - komme gleich wieder (Am Soul-Searching, Be Right Back), Ludwig. With her book Du weißt ja gar gar nicht, wie gut du es hast (You've no Idea how Lucky you Are), Knaur 2019, she was on the Spiegel bestseller list. Maria Bachmann lives in Munich.