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1. Dominic Monaghan Dominic Monaghan Actor, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Dominic Monaghan is best known for his role in the movie adaptations of "Lord of the Rings". Before that, he became known in England for his role in the British television drama Hetty Wainthropp Investigates. Monaghan was born in Berlin, West Germany, to British parents Maureen, a nurse, and Austin Monaghan, a science teacher...
2. Audra McDonald Audra McDonald Actress, Wit
3. Mike Nichols Mike Nichols Director, Closer He, along with the other members of the "Compass Players" including Elaine May, Paul Sills, Byrne Piven, Joyce Hiller Piven and Edward Asner helped start the famed "Second City Improv" company. They used the games taught to them by fellow cast mate, Paul Sills 's mother, Viola Spolin...
4. Nastassja Kinski Nastassja Kinski Actress, Cat People
5. Tom Schilling Tom Schilling Actor, A Coffee in Berlin
6. Marlene Dietrich Marlene Dietrich Soundtrack, Witness for the Prosecution Marie Magdelene Dietrich von Losch (aka Marlene) was born in Berlin, Germany on December 27, 1901. Her father was an army officer who had served in the Franco-Prussian War. Because of his constant absences from the family due to his army duties, Marlene and the rest had to rely on themselves. When he died...
7. Kiowa Gordon Kiowa Gordon Actor, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Kiowa Gordon was born on March 25, 1990 in Berlin, Germany as Kiowa Joseph Gordon. Moved to the States shortly after to live on the Hualapai Indian Reservation in Peach Springs, AZ and moved around quite a bit growing up until settling down in Phoenix, AZ where he landed the role of Embry Call in The Twilight Saga...
8. Jürgen Prochnow Jürgen Prochnow Actor, Das Boot Born in Berlin, Germany, in 1941, Jürgen Prochnow is a leading actor of the German stage and screen. He was memorable as the submarine captain in the gritty WW II film Das Boot, which brought him to international prominence. He has since starred in many well-received European and Hollywood productions.
9. Karoline Herfurth Karoline Herfurth Actress, Suck Me Shakespeer
10. Dana Wynter Dana Wynter Actress, Invasion of the Body Snatchers The daughter of a noted surgeon, Dana Wynter was born Dagmar Winter in Berlin, Germany, and grew up in England. When she was 16 her father went to Morocco to operate on a woman who wouldn't allow anyone else to attend her; he visited friends in Southern Rhodesia, fell in love with it and brought his daughter and her stepmother to live with him there...
11. Jana Pallaske Jana Pallaske Actress, Inglourious Basterds
12. Rex Reason Rex Reason Actor, This Island Earth Rex Reason was born in Germany, while his family was in Europe on a business trip. Although he grew up in Los Angeles, his acting aspirations were nil; his mother, however, hoped that both Rex and his lookalike brother Rhodes Reason would get into the acting profession. He played the lead in "Seventh Heaven" at Glendale's Hoover High School...
13. Elke Sommer Elke Sommer Actress, A Shot in the Dark This gorgeous Teutonic temptress was one of Hollywood's most captivating imports of the 1960s. Blonde and beautiful, Berlin-born Elke Sommer, with her trademark pouty lips, high cheekbones and sky-high bouffant hairdos, proved irresistible to American audiences, whether adorned in lace or leather, or donning lingerie or lederhosen...
14. Jennifer Ulrich Jennifer Ulrich Actress, The Wave
15. August Diehl August Diehl Actor, Inglourious Basterds
16. Max Schreck Max Schreck Actor, Nosferatu Max Schreck was born in Berlin. He worked in an apprenticeship until his father's death before enrolling into a school for acting. He toured the country with his peers and was a member of several theaters until he became a part of Max Reinhardt's group of innovative German actors. He played mostly out of the norm characters...
17. Tomer Sisley Tomer Sisley Actor, We're the Millers
18. Sandra Luesse Sandra Luesse Self, Live with Sandra & Emily
19. Rudolf Martin Rudolf Martin Actor, All My Children Born and raised in West Berlin, Rudolf moved with his family from Berlin to Paris to Italy, arriving in the United States a short time after his high school graduation from the Universite de Paris. While studying at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, he landed his first professional role in the Susan Seidelman short film The Dutch Master...
20. Hardy Krüger Hardy Krüger Actor, Barry Lyndon At thirteen years, German-born and raised Hardy Kruger became a member of the "Hitler Jugend" (Hitler Youth), as did all 13-year-old boys in Germany then. The purpose of the organization was to prepare the boys for military service. At age 15, Hardy made his film debut in a German picture (Junge Adler)...
21. Horst Buchholz Horst Buchholz Actor, Life Is Beautiful On the cast list of The Magnificent Seven, you will find several names that doubtless you know well: Charles Bronson, Steve McQueen, and Yul Brynner. But there is one name that you will have difficulty pronouncing, let alone identifying as an actor you have seen before. That man is Horst Buchholz,...
22. Wilhelm von Homburg Wilhelm von Homburg Actor, Die Hard Wilhelm Von Homburg aka (Norbert Grupe) started out his career as a wrestler during the fifties in Germany where he earned his fame. He also toured the States. Homburg's stage name was Prinz Wilhelm Von Homburg.. In the early sixties he changed from wrestling to boxing. Between 1962 and 1970 he was in the light heavyweight and the heavyweight class...
23. Max Riemelt Max Riemelt Actor, The Wave
24. Katharina Thalbach Katharina Thalbach Actress, The Tin Drum
25. Andrew Sachs Andrew Sachs Actor, Quartet
26. Brigitte Helm Brigitte Helm Actress, Metropolis After her role in Metropolis she made a string of movies in which she almost always had the starring role, easily making the transition to sound films. Her last film was Ein idealer Gatte (An Ideal Spouse) in 1935.
27. Ronald Zehrfeld Ronald Zehrfeld Actor, Barbara
28. Nora Tschirner Nora Tschirner Actress, Kebab Connection
29. Leni Riefenstahl Leni Riefenstahl Producer, Triumph of the Will Leni Riefenstahl's show-biz experience began with an experiment: she wanted to know what it felt like to dance on the stage. Success as a dancer gave way to film acting when she attracted the attention of film director Arnold Fanck, subsequently starring in some of his mountaineering pictures. With Fanck as her mentor, Riefenstahl began directing films...
30. Gottfried John Gottfried John Actor, GoldenEye
31. Florian Lukas Florian Lukas Actor, The Grand Budapest Hotel
32. Christian Berkel Christian Berkel Actor, The Experiment
33. Kennedy Summers Kennedy Summers Actress, Muck: Feast of Saint Patrick Kennedy was born in Berlin, Germany, and spent the rest of her life traveling and living all over the world, both with her family and as an international fashion model. She experience the world and other cultures, which resulted in her pursuit of an anthropology degree. Before going to medical school, she considered making travel documentaries...
34. Benno Fürmann Benno Fürmann Actor, The Princess and the Warrior Benno Fürmann was born on 17 January 1972 in Berlin, Germany and worked as a waiter, bouncer and drifter before attending acting lessons at the Lee Strasberg Institute in New York. After returning to Germany, he played several minor parts in movie and television projects until his breakthrough performance in Die Bubi Scholz Story...
35. Ernst Lubitsch Ernst Lubitsch Director, To Be or Not to Be From Ernst Lubitsch's experiences in Sophien Gymnasium (high school) theater, he decided to leave school at the age of 16 and pursue a career on the stage. He had to compromise with his father and keep the account books for the family tailor business while he acted in cabarets and music halls at night...
36. Jasmin Gerat Jasmin Gerat Actress, Kokowääh Jasmin Gerat was born in 1978 in Berlin as daughter of an industrial consultant father and an assurance employee. In 1994 she won the "Girl and BoyContest" of the German Magazine "Bravo". As a result she was offered to work for the German TV station "TM3" as presenter of the show "Heart Attack"....
37. Andreas Wisniewski Andreas Wisniewski Actor, Die Hard
38. Alexander Fehling Alexander Fehling Actor, Inglourious Basterds
39. Marco Hofschneider Marco Hofschneider Actor, Europa Europa Born in Berlin in 1969, Marco was raised in his home town as the youngest of three brothers. His acting career started somewhat unexpectedly when he was cast to play lead in the award-winning feature Europa Europa in 1989. The same year Marco played a disabled boy in the German TV play Hurenglück...
40. Katarina Witt Katarina Witt Self, Jerry Maguire
41. Henry Brandon Henry Brandon Actor, The Searchers German-born Henry Brandon was a character actor in American films, most often seen in villainous roles. His parents emigrated to the US shortly after his birth. His early interest in acting led him to study at the acclaimed Pasadena Community Playhouse. He landed the lead villain role in the Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy film Babes in Toyland...
42. Julia Jentsch Julia Jentsch Actress, Sophie Scholl: The Final Days
43. Albert Hague Albert Hague Actor, Fame He was born into a Jewish family in Berlin but he was raised as a Lutheran to protect him from Nazi persecution. He fled Germany to Italy in 1937 as he was about to be inducted into the Hitler youth movement. After attending a music conservatory in Rome, he obtained a scholarship to the University of...
44. Ulrich Matthes Ulrich Matthes Actor, Downfall
45. Henry Kolker Henry Kolker Actor, Holiday Stalwart character actor Henry Kolker appeared on the Broadway stage from 1904, comedy being his forte early on. Later, as a leading man in romantic dramas, he partnered famous stars like Alla Nazimova. Moving on to films in 1914 as actor/director, he became noted in particular for directing Disraeli...
46. Frederick Lau Frederick Lau Actor, The Wave Frederick Lau is a German actor. He was born and raised in Sterglitz, Berlin, Germany, and still lives there. He played in over 50 roles since 2000. In 2008 he won the Deutsher Filmpreis award (Lola) for best male role for being Tim Stoltefuss in "Die Welle". He is also known for portraying Wurstjunge in "Die Snobs".
47. Dagmar Manzel Dagmar Manzel Actress, John Rabe
48. Hanno Koffler Hanno Koffler Actor, Free Fall
49. Lars Eidinger Lars Eidinger Actor, Hell
50. Jella Haase Jella Haase Actor, Combat Girls
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