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1. Max Riemelt Max Riemelt Actor, The Wave
2. 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...
3. Nastassja Kinski Nastassja Kinski Actress, Cat People
4. 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...
5. Tom Schilling Tom Schilling Actor, A Coffee in Berlin
6. Mike Nichols Mike Nichols Director, The Graduate 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...
7. Audra McDonald Audra McDonald Actress, Wit
8. 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...
9. Karoline Herfurth Karoline Herfurth Actress, Suck Me Shakespeer
10. 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.
11. 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)...
12. August Diehl August Diehl Actor, Inglourious Basterds
13. Jana Pallaske Jana Pallaske Actress, Inglourious Basterds
14. 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...
15. Jennifer Ulrich Jennifer Ulrich Actress, The Wave
16. 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".
17. Max Mauff Max Mauff Actor, The Wave
18. 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...
19. 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...
20. Nora Tschirner Nora Tschirner Actress, Kebab Connection
21. Nina Franoszek Nina Franoszek Actress, The Pianist Berlin-born Nina Franoszek is an international star of stage, screen and television. She received a Master's Degree from the Conservatory for Theater and Music in Hanover and earned the Adolf Grimme Prize as outstanding lead actress in the drama series Sardsch. Franoszek is a member of Deutsche Filmakademie...
22. 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...
23. Sonja Gerhardt Sonja Gerhardt Actress, Türkisch für Anfänger
24. 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...
25. 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,...
26. Andrew Sachs Andrew Sachs Actor, Quartet
27. Sandra Luesse Sandra Luesse Self, Live with Sandra & Emily
28. Alexander Fehling Alexander Fehling Actor, Inglourious Basterds
29. Christian Berkel Christian Berkel Actor, The Experiment
30. Tomer Sisley Tomer Sisley Actor, We're the Millers
31. Hanno Koffler Hanno Koffler Actor, Free Fall
32. 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...
33. 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.
34. 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...
35. Florian Lukas Florian Lukas Actor, The Grand Budapest Hotel
36. 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...
37. Ronald Zehrfeld Ronald Zehrfeld Actor, Barbara
38. 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...
39. Katarina Witt Katarina Witt Self, Jerry Maguire
40. Gottfried John Gottfried John Actor, GoldenEye
41. Gesine Cukrowski Gesine Cukrowski Actress, Feardotcom
42. Ludwig Trepte Ludwig Trepte Actor, Outta Control
43. Andreas Wisniewski Andreas Wisniewski Actor, Die Hard
44. Karl-Otto Alberty Karl-Otto Alberty Actor, The Great Escape Like his Italian-French counterpart Lino Ventura, who had been a wrestler before becoming an actor, Berlin-born Karl-Otto Alberty was an amateur boxer before he turned to acting, making his debut in a Konstanz theater in 1959. For three decades he was to be a regular of German cinema and television as well as of international English-speaking productions...
45. 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...
46. Sonja Kerskes Sonja Kerskes Actress, Journey of No Return
47. Michael Ballhaus Michael Ballhaus Cinematographer, The Departed
48. Ulrich Matthes Ulrich Matthes Actor, Downfall
49. Julia Jentsch Julia Jentsch Actress, Sophie Scholl: The Final Days
50. Albert Hague Albert Hague Actor, Fame Songwriter ("Young and Foolish") and composer, educated at the Royal Conservatory of St. Cecilia in Rome (on scholarship) with Dante Alderighi and at the University of Cincinnati (on scholarship) with Sidney Durst. He served in the USAF during World War II. On Broadway, he wrote songs for the musical "Dance Me a Song"...
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