Simone Thomalla (born April 11, 1965) is a German actress.
As a child, Thomalla wanted to be a musician, but instead attended the Hochschule für Schauspielkunst "Ernst Busch" acting school in Berlin. She began her career in 1982 in East Germany, with the movie Abgefunden. Since then, she has had many roles in a variety of German movies and TV series. Thomalla is well known for appearing in commercials. She won the Goldene Kamera together with Rudi Assauer for her Veltins commercial. She currently plays detective Eva Saalfeld in the German TV series Tatort, as well as other roles. Playboy Germany published photos of Thomalla in their February 2010 edition.
Thomalla is the daughter of architect Alfred Thomalla. She grew up in Potsdam, East Germany.
From 1991 to 1995, Thomalla was married to actor André Vetter. From 2000 to 2009, she was in a relationship with German football manager Rudi Assauer. Since 2009, she has been in a relationship with handball player Silvio Heinevetter. She has a daughter named Sophia, born during the East German revolution of 1989, who is a model.