No photo available. Represent Charlotte von Mahlsdorf? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Down 310,777 this week

Charlotte von Mahlsdorf (1928–2002)

Charlotte von Mahlsdorf was born on March 18, 1928 in Berlin, Germany as Lothar Berfelde. He was an actor and writer, known for I Am My Own Woman (1992), Chainsmoker (1998) and Coming Out (1989). He died on April 30, 2002 in Berlin. See full bio »


(age 74) in Berlin, Germany

Get Streaming for the Holidays

Revisit cherished classics and discover new titles. We're serving up what you need to stay warm and full of cheer all season long.

Visit our Holiday Streaming section

IMDb Asks: Lisa Edelstein

On Tuesday, Dec. 1, at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT, IMDb Asks brings you a livestream Q&A and online chat with Lisa Edelstein, star of "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce." Tune in to to participate in the live conversation and even ask a question yourself. The livestream is best viewed on laptops, desktops, and tablets.

Tune in for the one-on-one interview

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Charlotte von Mahlsdorf's work have you seen?

User Polls


Jump to: Actor | Writer | Self | Archive footage
Hide Hide Show Show Actor (4 credits)
 1998 Chainsmoker (Short)
Lotta Player
 1989/I Coming Out
Charlotte (as Charlotte - Lothar Berfelde)
 1978 Der Staatsanwalt hat das Wort (TV Series)
Guest at the Bar
- Haus am Meer (1978) ... Guest at the Bar (uncredited)
 1977 Unterwegs nach Atlantis
Hide Hide Show Show Writer (1 credit)
 1992 I Am My Own Woman (Documentary) (story)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (3 credits)
 2003 Charlotte in Schweden (Documentary short)
 1992 I Am My Own Woman (Documentary)
 1991 Schrill, schräg und schwul (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Guest (1991)
Hide Hide Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)
 2007 Here's Looking at You, Boy (Documentary)
Bardame (uncredited)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "Ich bin meine eigene Frau". Berlin, Germany: Edition Diá. ISBN 386034109X

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | See more »

Alternate Names:

Charlotte - Lothar Berfelde

Did You Know?


In 2007, Charlotte was portrayed by Dominique Horwitz in the stage play "Ich mach ja doch, was ich will", the German adaptation of the play by Doug Wright, written by Frank Heibert and directed by Torsten Fischer. See more »

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Discuss Charlotte von Mahlsdorf on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page