was born in Vienna in 1938. As an actress she was engaged for numerous roles. 1979/80 she founded the Drachengasse Theatre, which remained under her leadership until 1987. From 1988 to 2005: director at the Vienna Volkstheater. Werner has won numerous awards, including the Austrian Cross of Honour for Science and Art, the Vienna Frauenpreis and the Goldenes Ehrenzeichen of Vienna City.