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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. Günter Meisner Günter Meisner Actor, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
4. Anthony Mann Anthony Mann Director, El Cid
5. Susanne Lothar Susanne Lothar Actress, The Reader
6. 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...
7. Gustav von Wangenheim Gustav von Wangenheim Actor, Nosferatu
8. Brigitte Mira Brigitte Mira Actress, Ali: Fear Eats the Soul
9. Otto Sander Otto Sander Actor, Wings of Desire
10. O.E. Hasse O.E. Hasse Actor, I Confess
11. Ernst Ziegler Ernst Ziegler Actor, Something for Everyone
12. 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...
13. 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...
14. 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...
15. Eva Renzi Eva Renzi Actress, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
16. Paul Wegener Paul Wegener Actor, The Golem
17. 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...
18. 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...
19. 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...
20. 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...
21. Curt Bois Curt Bois Actor, Casablanca
22. E.W. Swackhamer E.W. Swackhamer Director, The Dain Curse
23. Jacob Grimm Jacob Grimm Writer, Tangled
24. Wolfgang Lukschy Wolfgang Lukschy Actor, A Fistful of Dollars
25. Thea von Harbou Thea von Harbou Writer, Metropolis
26. Reinhard Kolldehoff Reinhard Kolldehoff Actor, The Damned
27. 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...
28. Vadim Glowna Vadim Glowna Actor, The Cross of Iron
29. Ilse Steppat Ilse Steppat Actress, On Her Majesty's Secret Service
30. Klausjürgen Wussow Klausjürgen Wussow Actor, The Green Archer
31. Roland Kaiser Roland Kaiser Actor, Roses for the Prosecutor
32. Jenny Gröllmann Jenny Gröllmann Actress, Dein unbekannter Bruder
33. Eralp Uzun Eralp Uzun Actor, Wünsch dir was
34. Dieter Franke Dieter Franke Actor, Gevatter Tod
35. Christoph Schlingensief Christoph Schlingensief Director, Blackest Heart
36. Ernst Deutsch Ernst Deutsch Actor, The Third Man
37. Harry Riebauer Harry Riebauer Actor, The Great Escape
38. Günther Kaufmann Günther Kaufmann Actor, Querelle
39. Herbert Selpin Herbert Selpin Director, Titanic Dissatisfied with the scenario of the film Titanic, Selpin openly critised its writer Walter Zerlett-Olfenius and the whole German Navy. Goebbels had him arrested by the Gestapo. Selpin was found hung in his cell the following day. Suicide or murder?
40. Wolfgang Menge Wolfgang Menge Writer, Das Millionenspiel
41. Peter Fitz Peter Fitz Actor, Werckmeister Harmonies Peter Fitz (born August 8th 1931 in Kaiserslautern, Germany) is mostly active in theatre. After his graduation from theatre school in 1970, he started as an actor for the Deutsches Schauspielhauses Hamburg (German Theatre Hamburg). From 1970 to 1986, he was a permanent actor for the Schaubühne Berlin (Berlin Theatre)...
42. Georg H. Schnell Georg H. Schnell Actor, Nosferatu
43. Harald Juhnke Harald Juhnke Actor, Der Trinker
44. Walter Ruttmann Walter Ruttmann Director, Berlin: Symphony of a Great City
45. Inge Landgut Inge Landgut Actress, M
46. Herbert Weissbach Herbert Weissbach Actor, Zero Hour
47. Eva Braun Eva Braun Camera and Electrical Department, Hitler, a Career
48. Wilhelm Grimm Wilhelm Grimm Writer, Tangled
49. Paul Westermeier Paul Westermeier Actor, The Devil's General
50. Rosel Zech Rosel Zech Actress, Veronika Voss
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