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Barbara Sukowa

A strikingly beautiful German lead actress, Barbara Sukowa broke into TV and films as the protégée of famed director Rainer Werner Fassbinder with his masterpiece mini-series Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980) and the moody film drama Lola (1981) in the title role. In the latter, Barbara won critical kudos portraying a cynical, manipulative singer/... See full bio »

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12 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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Hannah Arendt
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Johnny Mnemonic
Johnny Mnemonic Anna Kalmann
Lola Lola


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 2016/III Dawn (Short) (completed)
 2016 Uxo (Short) (completed) (voice)
 2016 My Art
 2016 Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe
Friderike Zweig
 2015 El cielo es azul
 2015 Die abhandene Welt
Caterina Fabiani / Evelyn Kromberger
 2014 Salomea's Nose (Short)
Salomea (voice)
 2011 Nacht ohne Morgen (TV Movie)
Katharina Dänert
 2004 The Other Woman (TV Movie)
Vera Glaubitz
 2003 Hierankl
 2003 Love, Lies, Passions (TV Mini-Series)
Barbara Landau
- Das Komplott (2003) ... Barbara Landau
- Die Überraschung (2003) ... Barbara Landau
 2000 Urbania
Clara - The Married Woman
 1999 Star! Star!
 1999 The Lady in Question (TV Movie)
Rachel Singer
 1999 The Third Miracle
 1998 Lost Souls (TV Movie)
Sheila Robinson
 1998 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Cousal General
- Pipeline (1998) ... Cousal General
 1997 In the Name of Innocence
Anna Loeser
 1997 Office Killer
Virginia Wingate
 1995 The Wright Verdicts (TV Series)
Sister Maria Pulaski
- The Eyes of God (1995) ... Sister Maria Pulaski
 1995 Johnny Mnemonic
Anna Kalmann
 1993 Colpo di coda (TV Movie)
 1991 Europa
Katharina Hartmann
 1991 Voyager
 1990 L'africana
 1987 The Sicilian
Camilla, Duchess of Crotone
 1987 Days to Remember
 1985 Space (TV Mini-Series)
Leisel Kolff
- Part V (1985) ... Leisel Kolff
- Part IV (1985) ... Leisel Kolff
- Part III (1985) ... Leisel Kolff
- Part II (1985) ... Leisel Kolff
- Part I (1985) ... Leisel Kolff
 1984 Baumeister Solness (TV Movie)
Hilde Wangel
 1983 Equator
 1983 Un dimanche de flic
 1982 Die Jäger
Daniela Mathiesen
 1981 Marianne & Juliane
 1981 Lola
 1980 Tatort (TV Series)
Babsi Meyer
- Der gelbe Unterrock (1980) ... Babsi Meyer
 1980 St. Pauli-Landungsbrücken (TV Series)
- Immer lustig (1980)
 1977 Women in New York (TV Movie)
Crystal Allen
 1974 Unter Ausschluß der Öffentlichkeit (TV Series)
Viktoria Herbst
- Der Abstieg (1974) ... Viktoria Herbst
 1974 Hauptsache, die Kohlen stimmen (TV Series)
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Alternate Names:

Barbara Sukova


5' 5" (1.65 m)

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