She had her first television role at the age of 15. Jutta Speidel appeared in Schulmadchen Report 1 (1970), which was directed by Ernst Hofbauer and produced by Wolf C. Hartwig. She acted mainly in German television series and television films like Rivalen der Rennbahn.
She is remembered for playing several roles in the very popular television series Derrick.
She has two daughters. As of 03.11.2012, she is living in Rome, Italy.