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Hanna Schygulla


Lead icon of the influential New German Cinema of the 70's & 80's, Schygulla's natural blonde beauty and amazing versatility keep her among the world's top actresses. She won best actress at Cannes in 1983 for The Story of Piera (1983) (aka "The Story of Piera"), an Italian/German co-production. The Turkish/German co-production, The Edge of Heaven... See full bio »
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 2014 Ophelia (Short) (completed)
Vera
 2014 The Quiet Roar
Eva
 2013 Vijay and I
Will's mother
 2013 Specimens Slide (Short)
Transit Woman
 2012 Pandemia
 2012 Avanti
Suzanne
 2009 Clara, une passion française (TV Movie)
Clara
 2008 Stolberg (TV Series)
Marita Dennett
- Tod im Wald (2008) ... Marita Dennett
 2007 The Edge of Heaven
Susanne Staub
 2006 Das unreine Mal (TV Movie)
Gerda Albrecht geb. Böhm
 2006 Winterreise
Martha "Mucky" Brenninger
 2005 Friday or Another Day
La dame patronnesse de l'équipage
 2005 A Quiet Love
Frau Marx
 2004/II Promised Land
Hanna
 2001 Absolitude (TV Movie)
Suzanne
 2000 Werckmeister Harmonies
Tünde Eszter
 1998 Black Out p.s. Red Out
Martha
 1998 Angelo nero (TV Movie)
Eloide Prinzivalle
 1996 Metamorphosis of a Melody
Spirit of Exile
 1996 Lea
Wanda
 1995 Pakten
Ewa Loehwe
 1995 One Hundred and One Nights
La seconde ex-épouse de M. Cinéma
 1995 Associations de bienfaiteurs (TV Mini-Series)
Janet P. Sanders
 1994 Le bel horizon (TV Movie)
Michèle
 1994 Aux petits bonheurs
Lena
 1994 Hey Stranger
Tania
 1993 Golem, le jardin pétrifié
Michelle
 1993 Madame Bäurin
Tante Agathe
 1993 The Blue Exile
The Actress
 1993 Monologues (TV Series)
La veuve
- André (1993) ... La veuve
 1992 Me alquilo para soñar (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.6 (1992)
- Episode #1.3 (1992)
- Episode #1.5 (1992)
- Episode #1.4 (1992)
- Episode #1.1 (1992)
 1992 Warsaw: Year 5703
Stephania
 1991 Dead Again
Inga
 1990 Aventure de Catherine C.
Fanny Hohenstein
 1990 Abrahams Gold
Barbara 'Bärbel' Hunzinger
 1989 El verano de la señora Forbes (TV Movie)
Mrs. Forbes
 1988 Miss Arizona
Mitzi Rozsnyai
 1987 Forever, Lulu
Elaine
 1987 Casanova (TV Movie)
Casanova's Mother
 1986 Barnum (TV Movie)
Jenny Lind
 1986 The Delta Force
Ingrid
 1986 Peter the Great (TV Mini-Series)
Catherine Skevronskaya
 1984 L'aide-mémoire (TV Movie)
Suzanne
 1984 The Future Is Woman
Anna
 1983 A Love in Germany
Paulina Kropp
 1983 Sheer Madness
Olga
 1983 The Story of Piera
Eugenia
 1982 Antonieta
Anna
 1982 Godard's Passion
Hanna
 1982 That Night in Varennes
Countess Sophie de la Borde
 1981 Circle of Deceit
Ariane Nassar
 1979 Die große Flatter (TV Mini-Series)
Frau Piesch
 1979 The Third Generation
Susanne Gast
 1977 Die Dämonen (TV Mini-Series)
Dascha
 1976 Intermezzo für fünf Hände (TV Movie)
Lisa Wegner
 1976 The Clown
Marie
 1976 Der Stumme
Martha
 1975 Der Katzensteg (TV Movie)
Regine Hackelberg
 1975 The Wrong Move
Therese Farner
 1973 Haus am Meer (TV Movie)
Hanna
 1972-1973 Eight Hours are Not a Day (TV Mini-Series)
Marion
- Irmgard und Rolf (1973) ... Marion
- Monika und Harald (1973) ... Marion
- Franz und Ernst (1973) ... Marion
- Oma und Gregor (1972) ... Marion
- Jochen und Marion (1972) ... Marion
 1973 Jail Bait (TV Movie)
Doctor
 1972 Bremen Freedom (TV Movie)
Luisa Mauer
 1971 The Merchant of Four Seasons
Anna Epp, Hans's sister
 1971 Jakob von Gunten (TV Movie)
Lisa Benjamenta
 1971 Beware of a Holy Whore
Hanna, Schauspielerin
 1971 Whity
Hanna
 1971 Pioneers in Ingolstadt (TV Movie)
Berta
 1971 Rio das Mortes (TV Movie)
Hanna
 1970 Mathias Kneissl
Mathilde Schreck
 1970 The Niklashausen Journey (TV Movie)
Johanna
 1970 Why Does Herr R. Run Amok?
Schulfreundin
 1970 Das Kaffeehaus (TV Movie)
Lisaura
 1970 Gods of the Plague
Johanna Reiher
 1970 Baal (TV Movie)
Luise
 1969 Kuckucksei im Gangsternest
Maria (as Hannah Schygulla)
 1969 Die Revolte (TV Movie)
Sandra V.
 1969 Katzelmacher
Marie
 1969 Love is Colder Than Death
Johanna
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Alternate Names:

Hannah Schygulla

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

If Rainer Werner Fassbinder found someone who liked to suffer, he made them suffer - and enjoyed it. He was like a cat coming at you with his paws. You never knew whether he'd stroke or claw you.

Trivia:

Getting a star on the new "Boulevard of the Stars" in Berlin, the German equivalent of the Walk of Fame in Hollywood. See more »

Trademark:

Distinctive, slow way of speaking

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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