Thekla Simona Gelsomina Reuten is a Dutch actress.
Reuten was born in Bussum, Netherlands, the daughter of an Italian mother and a Dutch father. She studied acting at the Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten in Amsterdam. During the last year of her studies, she assumed leading roles in Dutch film and theater productions, and was discovered soon after graduation by European film. She has appeared in Belgium, Germany, Italy and Holland in award-winning works such as De Trip van Teetje, Kruimeltje, Rosenstraße, Una Bellezza Che Non Lascia Scampo, and Iedereen beroemd!, which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
Right at the beginning of her career, she was recognized as new outstanding talent in Europe with the ‘Shooting Star Award’ of the Berlinale for her remarkable portrayal of Lotte in the film Twin Sisters, which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Important roles followed in film hits such as In Bruges with Colin Farrell, Hotel Lux with Bully Herbig, and The American alongside George Clooney, as well as in the multi-award winning political thriller Waffenstillstand.