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Johanna Hofer (1896–1988)

Johanna Hofer was born on July 30, 1896 in Berlin, Germany. She was an actress, known for Possession (1981), Im Reservat (1973) and Der Verlorene (1951). She was married to Fritz Kortner. She died on June 30, 1988 in Munich, Bavaria, West Germany. See full bio »

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Possession Heinrich's mother
Im Reservat
Im Reservat Frau Minkwitz
Der Verlorene
Der Verlorene Frau Hermann
Veronika Voss
Veronika Voss Alte Frau


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 1983 The Old Fox (TV Series)
Liselotte Badura
- Der Tote im Wagen (1983) ... Liselotte Badura
 1982 Die Pawlaks - Eine Geschichte aus dem Ruhrgebiet (TV Series)
Großmutter Pawlak
 1982 Veronika Voss
Alte Frau
 1981 Possession
Heinrich's mother
 1980 Big and Little
 1979 Max und Traudl (TV Short)
 1979 Beate S. (TV Mini-Series)
 1978/II Hedda Gabler (TV Movie)
Juliane Tesman
 1978 Marija (TV Movie)
 1977 Rückfälle (TV Movie)
Mutter Burger
 1977 Auf dem Chimborazo (TV Movie)
 1976 Derrick (TV Series)
Frau Balte
- Kein schöner Sonntag (1976) ... Frau Balte
 1976 I Only Want You to Love Me (TV Movie)
Erikas Großmutter
 1976 Seniorenschweiz (TV Movie)
J. Kannemann
 1975 Memento Mori (TV Movie)
Lady Lettie
 1975 Im Hause des Kommerzienrates (TV Movie)
Frau Diakonus
 1974 Silverson (TV Movie)
 1973 The Pedestrian
Frau Bergedorf
 1973 Im Reservat (TV Movie)
Frau Minkwitz
 1973 Ein Fall für Männdli (TV Series)
Frau Portmann
- Madonna mit Mantel (1973) ... Frau Portmann (as Johanna Hofer-Kortner)
 1972 Finito l'amor (TV Movie)
Oma Bartels
 1972 Altersheim (TV Movie)
Frau Amsel
 1970 Recht oder Unrecht (TV Series)
Alma Linkmann
- Der Schuß (1970) ... Alma Linkmann
 1966 Nach Damaskus (TV Movie)
Die Mutter
 1965 Die schönste Reise der Welt (TV Short)
Tilly Galvin
 1963 Maria Stuart (TV Movie)
 1962 Dreht euch nicht um! (TV Short)
 1962 Mord im Dom (TV Movie)
Erste Frau
 1960 Waldhausstraße 20 (TV Movie)
Frau Aronsohn
 1960 Hexenjagd (TV Movie)
Rebecca Nurse (as Johanna Hofer-Kortner)
 1959 Dubrowsky
Maria Jegorowna
 1958 Ein Lied geht um die Welt
Frau von Hilden
 1958 Die selige Edwina Black (TV Movie)
 1958 Die Alkestiade (TV Movie)
 1957 A Farewell to Arms
Mrs. Zimmerman
 1957 The Big Chance
Großmutter Degner
 1956 Before Sundown
Frau Peters, Inkens Mutter
 1952 Toxi
Grossmutter Helene
 1951 Der Verlorene
Frau Hermann
 1949 Der Ruf
 1945 Hotel Berlin
Frau Plottke (uncredited)
 1943 Hitler's Madman
Frau Magda Bauer (uncredited)
 1943 Above Suspicion
Frau Kleist
 1927 Caught in Berlin's Underworld
Frau des Gefangenen
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Johanna Hofer-Kortner

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Johanna Hofer already made her film debut in 1926 with the silent movie "Die Schwestern vom Roten Kreuz", it followed "Die Ausgestossenen" (1927), but her short excursion to the world of the film didn't convince her to continue her career in this profession. Instead of it she continued acting at the theater and went on tour. See more »

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