Désirée is co-founder of Deal Productions.
Désirée is an internationally acclaimed actress and television host for over thirty years. She started her career at the age of twelve hosting a youth show for Radio Luxembourg and at fourteen became the youngest television host in Europe. In 1984, she hosted the Eurovision Song Contest in Luxembourg and emerged overnight as a pan- European television star. The show counted over 500 million viewers worldwide.
For her work in the international success series Bad Banks, Désirée was nominated for best actress at the Deutscher Fernsehpreis 2018, the Grimme Preis 2019/2020 as well as the Romy Awards 2020. She received the best supporting actress award from the DAFF (German Television Academy).
The series premiered at Berlinale 2018, has been awarded The New York Audience Award and was nominated at the International Emmy Awards 2019.
Désirée holds a Masters Degree in directing and film production from UCLA in Los Angeles. Her short film Ice Cream Sundae received the „Gold Award“ for “Best Short Direction“ at the World Festival Houston and the “Gold Award“ for “Best Short Drama“ at the Fargo Film Festival.
She successfully developed, produced, directed and starred in the first Luxembourg sitcom Weemseesdet for RTL. The show’s first season aired from 2011-2012 and earned high ratings.
Désirée completed her debut feature documentary Succès Fox which premiered at Discovery Zone - Luxembourg City Film Festival and the Max Ophüls Preis in Saarbrücken 2014. She recently directed 3 episodes of the Luxembourg Sitcom Room for Rent 2018 for RTL.
Désirée is currently in preparation of her debut fiction feature film based on the international acclaimed play Poison by Lot Vekemans. Désirée played the female lead in the play direc- ted by Johan Leysen.