Iris was born in Wolfen/Bitterfeld, Germany.
After her Abitur graduation she has only one thing on her mind: to the theatre! 1990 until 1992 Iris receives a scholarship by the Pierino Ambrosoli Foundation which enabled her to study at the EFAS (European Film Actors School) in Richterswil (CH).
In 1993 she finds her feet in the TV business. In 1994 she appears in front of the camera for the ZDF series 'Zwei Alte Hasen' and in the SAT. 1-production 'Bergdoktor'.
In 1994, Iris plays the female leading role in the Rosamund-Pilcher-filming 'Das Ende eines Sommers'.
Since the end of ’94 she is present in the ZDF-series 'Marienhof' for a longer period followed by various engagements in well-known crime series: 'Im Namen des Gesetzes', 'Wollfs Revier', 'Ein Fall für Zwei', 'HeliCops -Einsatz in Berlin' (leading role as the attractive criminologist Gina Holland), 'Kommissar Rex', ' Tatort - Bienzle und der Champion' (1998, with Ben Becker), 'Siska', 'Derrick', 'Hallo, Onkel Doc!', 'Wolkenstein', 'Küstenwache', 'Dr. Sommerfeld - Neues vom Bülowbogen', 'Für alle Fälle Stefanie', 'Dr. Stefan Frank', 'Operation Phoenix - Jäger zwischen den Welten', occasionally in full length TV-movies as well: 'Die letzte Rettung' (1996), 'Ehebruch - Eine teuflische Falle' (1998), 'Amor - Todesspiel aus Liebe' (1998), ' Gefährliche Wahrheit' (1998).