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1. Sig Ruman Sig Ruman Actor, Stalag 17 Wonderfully talented German-born actor, capable of tremendous comedic and dramatic performances, usually as some type of pompous bureaucrat or similarly arrogant individual. Ruman was born on October 11, 1884, in Hamburg, Germany, and actually studied electrotechnology in college before making the switch to acting...
2. Fatih Akin Fatih Akin Director, Head-On Fatih Akin was born in 1973 in Hamburg of Turkish parentage. He began studying Visual Communications at Hamburg's College of Fine Arts in 1994. His collaboration with Wueste Film also dates from this time. In 1995, he wrote and directed his first short feature, "Sensin - You're The One!" ("Sensin - Du bist es!")...
3. Lucie Pohl Lucie Pohl Actress, Red Dwarf German-American actress and comedian, born in Hamburg and raised in New York City. Known for David Chase's Not Fade Away and Must Love Death. Comes from a long family tradition of actors and artists. Her father Klaus Pohl is a renown playwright and actor and her mother Sanda Weigl is a singer. Her grandfather Egon Weigl was the cousin of Bertolt Brecht's wife Helene Weigel...
4. Eva Habermann Eva Habermann Actress, Die Strandclique
5. Jannik Schümann Jannik Schümann Actor, Homevideo
6. Kostja Ullmann Kostja Ullmann Actor, Sommersturm
7. Tatjana Patitz Tatjana Patitz Self, Ready to Wear
8. Hannah Herzsprung Hannah Herzsprung Actress, The Reader
9. Douglas Sirk Douglas Sirk Director, Imitation of Life Film director Douglas Sirk, whose reputation blossomed in the generation after his 1959 retirement from Hollywood filmmaking, was born Hans Detlef Sierck on April 26, 1897, in Hamburg, Germany, to a journalist. Both of his parents were Danish, and the future director would make movies in German, Danish and English...
10. Helmut Griem Helmut Griem Actor, Cabaret
11. Oliver Hirschbiegel Oliver Hirschbiegel Director, Downfall Born in Hamburg, Germany, in 1957. In his teens he left high school and worked as a cooker in a boat. Then he studied painting and graphism in the Academy of arts in Hamburg where he also started experimenting with video and photography. Those experimental movies attracted the attention of some producers of the German TV...
12. Toni Garrn Toni Garrn Actress, Oscar Pistorius: Blade Runner Killer
13. Torben Liebrecht Torben Liebrecht Actor, X Company Torben Liebrecht first entered the big screen in 2002 in the international co-production "Deathwatch"; only a year later he played Emperor Charles V in Luther alongside Sir Peter Ustinov and Joseph Fiennes. Directed by Kevin Spacey, he was seen shortly afterwards in "Beyond the Sea". In 2015 he guest starred in an episode of "Homeland"s fifth season...
14. Pheline Roggan Pheline Roggan Actress, Soul Kitchen
15. Susanne Lothar Susanne Lothar Actress, The Reader
16. Jessika Cardinahl Jessika Cardinahl Actress, Independence Day
17. Jürgen Vogel Jürgen Vogel Actor, The Wave
18. Manon von Gerkan Manon von Gerkan Actress, Shallow Hal
19. Christiane Krüger Christiane Krüger Actress, Anne of Green Gables Christiane Krüger, the daughter of German movie star Hardy Krüger, was born on September 8, 1945 in Hamburg, Germany, four months after V-E Day brought an end to the war in Europe. She has appeared mostly in German-speaking movies and television, though she has made forays into English-language roles...
20. Raimund Harmstorf Raimund Harmstorf Actor, Lo chiamavano Bulldozer A tall, athletic bear of a man, Raimund Harmstorf rose to stardom on the strength of a single role: the amoral, brutal, self-righteous captain Wolf Larsen (a Nietzschean 'superman', if there ever was one) in Jack London's The Seawolf. Harmstorf's was a genuinely chilling, mesmerizing performance...
21. Ursula Thiess Ursula Thiess Actress, Bandido! Luscious-looking leading lady, in a mere five films, between 1953 and 1956.
22. Anna Bederke Anna Bederke Actress, Soul Kitchen Anna Bederke was born in Hamburg, Germany in 1981. Since early childhood she was drawn to storytelling, painting and playing music. Later in school she was part of a theater group for several years. For a number of years she played the violin and had lessons in piano and guitar. At the age of 16, she made her fist movie as a director...
23. Karin Schubert Karin Schubert Actress, Delusions of Grandeur
24. Fahri Yardim Fahri Yardim Actor, Almanya - Willkommen in Deutschland Fahri Yardim was born in Hamburg, Germany, the son of an academic family of Turkish extraction. Performing on stage in school productions he developed his love of acting. He trained at the Hamburger Bühnenstudio der darstellenden Künste (Hamburg Stage Studio of the Performing Arts) and appeared in theatre productions in Berlin and Hamburg...
25. Karl Lagerfeld Karl Lagerfeld Thanks, Lagerfeld Confidential
26. Anja Knauer Anja Knauer Actress, Küss mich, Frosch
27. Laya Raki Laya Raki Actress, Crane
28. Xenia Assenza Xenia Assenza Actress, Das finstere Tal
29. Lana Cooper Lana Cooper Actress, Love Steaks
30. Jytte-Merle Böhrnsen Jytte-Merle Böhrnsen Actress, Kokowääh 2 Jytte-Merle Böhrnsen, born in Hamburg (Germany), started acting in Theatre when she was only six years old. When she turned 17 she applied for The Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in NYC and got accepted. There she studied acting, script analysis and singing. Afterwards she went back to Germany to graduate from school so she could go to University...
31. Alexandra Schalaudek Alexandra Schalaudek Actress, Verbotene Liebe
32. Daniel Stamm Daniel Stamm Director, The Last Exorcism Daniel was born and raised in Hamburg, Germany, where as a teenager he was host of a radio show and editor of a youth magazine. He toured with a theater, studied drama and published a play before he went to Belfast, Northern Ireland, as a peace worker. Two years later he returned to Germany to go to film school and study screenwriting at the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg in Ludwigsburg...
33. Doris Kunstmann Doris Kunstmann Actress, Funny Games
34. Nike Martens Nike Martens Actress, Black Death Nike Martens is a German actress born and raised in Hamburg. She landed her first acting role at the age of 11. Nike Martens then developed her craft and passion for acting while studying in the UK at 'Hurtwood House - school of drama and arts'. She first appeared as a series regular in well-known television...
35. Franciska Friede Franciska Friede Actress, Hand aufs Herz
36. Adam Bousdoukos Adam Bousdoukos Actor, Soul Kitchen
37. Johannes Brahms Johannes Brahms Soundtrack, The Truman Show German Romantic composer Johannes Brahms was born in Hamburg in 1833 and died in Vienna, Austria in 1897. A perfectionist, he often compared himself unfavorably to composers such as Beethoven and ended up destroying many compositions without their ever being heard. While basically conservative, he showed musical growth throughout his four symphonies and occasionally borrowed wilder folk themes...
38. John Brahm John Brahm Director, The Twilight Zone The son of comedian and theatre director Ludwig Brahm, Hans followed in his father's footsteps and began his career on the stages of Vienna, Berlin and Paris. Again, like his father, he graduated to directing and had his first fling with the film business as a dialogue director for a Franco/German co-production...
39. Bjarne Mädel Bjarne Mädel Actor, Stromberg
40. Hans Albers Hans Albers Actor, The Blue Angel Life companion was the actress Hansi Burg. Their relationship started in 1925. They separated in 1935 due to the pressure of the German Nazi government. In 1938 she went into exile in Switzerland (later London). Shortly after this she married the Norwegian Erich Blydt. Burg returned to Germany and Albers in 1946. They lived together until his death 1960. She died 15 years later.
41. Paul Bern Paul Bern Writer, The Beloved Rogue Paul Bern is undoubtedly more famous today for being found shot to death in his bathroom barely 2 months after his marriage to proto-sex symbol Jean Harlow in 1932. Born in Hamburg, Germany as Paul Levy, he came to the United States with his family as a child. His mother died by drowning in the fall of 1920...
42. Anja Schüte Anja Schüte Actress, Forsthaus Falkenau
43. Dolly Haas Dolly Haas Actress, I Confess
44. Lasse Enersen Lasse Enersen Composer, Tuntematon sotilas Lasse Enersen was born in 1978 in Hamburg, Germany. He started to study playing flute when he was 7 years old. At 12 he switched to guitar and a few years later he started to study conducting. Enersen studied harmony, counterpoint, music history, analysis, cello, viola and scores by himself for years until he was admitted to Turku Conservatory when at the age of 21...
45. Helene Grass Helene Grass Actress, 3/4
46. Sandra Nettelbeck Sandra Nettelbeck Writer, Mostly Martha
47. Uwe Bohm Uwe Bohm Actor, Die Drei
48. Brigitte Mira Brigitte Mira Actress, Drei Damen vom Grill
49. Jan Fedder Jan Fedder Actor, Großstadtrevier
50. Melanie Moon Melanie Moon Actress, Waters Rising
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