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1. Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler Self, Triumph of the Will Born the fourth of six children to Austrian customs officer Alois Hitler--who had been married twice before--and the former Klara Polzl, Adolf Hitler grew up in a small Austrian town in the late 19th century. He was a slow learner and did poorly in school. He was frequently beaten by his authoritarian father...
2. 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,...
3. Susanne Lothar Susanne Lothar Actress, The Reader
4. Anthony Mann Anthony Mann Director, El Cid
5. Hildegard Knef Hildegard Knef Actress, The Snows of Kilimanjaro Hildegard Frieda Albertine Knef was born on December 28, 1925 in Ulm, Germany. In 1940, she began studying acting. Even before the fall of the Third Reich, she appeared in several films, but most of them were only released after the war. To avoid being raped by Soviet soldiers, she dressed like a young man and was sent to a camp for prisoners of war...
6. Günter Meisner Günter Meisner Actor, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
7. Otto Sander Otto Sander Actor, Wings of Desire
8. Frank Giering Frank Giering Actor, Funny Games Born and raised in Magdeburg (Germany), Frank Giering gained first stage experience as a background actor at the former known "Maxim-Gorki" theatre Magdeburg". During this time the desire arose to become an actor even though he said at a later time, that this desire was mainly animated due to his hunger...
9. Alfred Abel Alfred Abel Actor, Metropolis This elegant actor of the golden age of German cinema appeared in several masterpieces, before the cameras of such inspired geniuses as Lang, Lubitsch and Murnau. Vocation had come rather late in his life, though. Abel was indeed already 33 when he made his first film. Beforehand, he had been a forester...
10. Bertolt Brecht Bertolt Brecht Writer, Hangmen Also Die! Bertolt Brecht was born on 10 February 1898 in Augsburg, Germany and one of the country's most influential poets, playwrights and screenwriters. His most famous work was the musical "The Threepenny Opera" (with Kurt Weill), but his dramas such as "Mother Courage and Her Children" or "The Good Person of Sezuan" were equally successful...
11. Paul Hubschmid Paul Hubschmid Actor, The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms The son of an accountant, Paul Hubschmid was born, raised and schooled in Schoenenwerd, Switzerland. He trained for an acting career at the Max Reinhardt Seminar of Dramatic Art in Vienna and first appeared on stage at the Vienna Volkstheater in 1937. His motion picture debut took place the following year...
12. Bruno S. Bruno S. Actor, The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser The unwanted son of a prostitute, Bruno S. was beaten so severely by his mother at age 3 that he became temporarily deaf. This led to his placement in a mental institution; he spent the next 23 years in various institutions, often running afoul of the law. Despite this past, he a self-taught painter and musician; while these were his favorite occupations...
13. Joseph Goebbels Joseph Goebbels Writer, Life Goes On Josef Goebbels, the man who almost single-handedly developed the field of propaganda into an art form, would, for a day, be the leader of World War II Germany. Goebbels was born in the German Rhineland to strict Catholic parents. He was short, standing at just under 5' 6", of small stature and skinny...
14. Günter Junghans Günter Junghans Actor, Die Abenteuer des Werner Holt
15. Dean Reed Dean Reed Actor, Blutsbrüder Dean Reed was born September 22, 1938, in Denver Colorado. He went to Hollywood where he signed a record contract with Capitol Records in 1958, but his third single, "Our Summer Romance" was so popular in South America he went to tour there. More popular than Elvis Presley, he stayed to enjoy his incredible fame in Chile...
16. Thea von Harbou Thea von Harbou Writer, Metropolis
17. Eva Renzi Eva Renzi Actress, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
18. Greta Schröder Greta Schröder Actress, Nosferatu
19. Jacob Grimm Jacob Grimm Writer, Tangled
20. Paul Wegener Paul Wegener Actor, The Golem
21. E.W. Swackhamer E.W. Swackhamer Director, The Dain Curse
22. Ilse Steppat Ilse Steppat Actress, On Her Majesty's Secret Service
23. Wolfgang Lukschy Wolfgang Lukschy Actor, A Fistful of Dollars
24. Joachim Hansen Joachim Hansen Actor, Anne of Green Gables Joachim Hansen was the 'poster boy' for German movie officers in films of the 1950's and 60's. Masculine and of commanding presence, he portrayed such historical figures as Luftwaffe ace Hans Joachim Marseille in The Star of Africa and Generaloberst Alfred Jodl in The Winds of War and War and Remembrance. His many international credits as men in uniform include Captain Baumann in The Bridge at Remagen...
25. Curt Bois Curt Bois Actor, Casablanca
26. Ernst Ziegler Ernst Ziegler Actor, Something for Everyone
27. Vadim Glowna Vadim Glowna Actor, Cross of Iron
28. Klausjürgen Wussow Klausjürgen Wussow Actor, The Green Archer
29. Eva Braun Eva Braun Camera and Electrical Department, Hitler, a Career
30. Gustav von Wangenheim Gustav von Wangenheim Actor, Nosferatu
31. Christoph Schlingensief Christoph Schlingensief Director, Blackest Heart
32. Brigitte Mira Brigitte Mira Actress, Ali: Fear Eats the Soul
33. Maria Kwiatkowsky Maria Kwiatkowsky Actress, En garde
34. Reinhard Kolldehoff Reinhard Kolldehoff Actor, The Damned
35. Rosel Zech Rosel Zech Actress, Veronika Voss
36. Inge Landgut Inge Landgut Actress, M
37. Ulrich Plenzdorf Ulrich Plenzdorf Writer, Der Trinker
38. Tron Tron Uncategorised
39. O.E. Hasse O.E. Hasse Actor, I Confess
40. Günter Pfitzmann Günter Pfitzmann Actor, The Bridge
41. Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg Uncategorised A charismatic German resistance member and would-be assassin of Adolf Hitler, Claus Phillip Maria Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg was born 15 November 1907, 1:00 a.m. CET, in the family's castle in the small Bavarian town of Jettingen (today known as Jettingen-Scheppach). He was born one of a set of twins (his other twin...
42. Ernst Deutsch Ernst Deutsch Actor, The Third Man
43. Günther Kaufmann Günther Kaufmann Actor, Querelle
44. Jenny Gröllmann Jenny Gröllmann Actress, Dein unbekannter Bruder
45. Rudolf Hess Rudolf Hess Self, Triumph of the Will
46. Sven Lehmann Sven Lehmann Actor, 23
47. Ernst Schröder Ernst Schröder Actor, Stresemann
48. Manuela Manuela Self, Im singenden Rössel am Königssee Manuela was a German composer, guitarist and singer. She worked first of all in a factory and later became a lead singer in many bands. She was discovered in 1962 in a Berlin nightclub. A year later she made the German cover-version "Blame it on the Bossa-Nova" (Eydie Gorme). She went to Hollywood to study English with actress Kim Novak...
49. Monika Gabriel Monika Gabriel Actress, Berlin um die Ecke
50. Dorothea Wieck Dorothea Wieck Actress, Mädchen in Uniform After spending most of her childhood in Sweden, Dorothea was schooled in Dresden and at the age of 12, was taught dance by Maria Moissi in Berlin. She made her stage debut in Vienna , where she appeared in plays by Carl Zuckmayer and Ferenc Molnár. The Swiss-born made her debut in the silent cinema in 1926 after being spotted by the director Franz Seitz...
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