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1. 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...
2. Rainer Werner Fassbinder Rainer Werner Fassbinder Writer, The Marriage of Maria Braun Above all, Rainer Werner Fassbinder was a rebel whose life and art was marked by gross contradiction. Openly homosexual, he married twice; one of his wives acted in his films and the other served as his editor. Accused variously by detractors of being anticommunist, male chauvinist, antiSemitic and even antigay...
3. Gert Fröbe Gert Fröbe Actor, Goldfinger Tall, portly built German born actor (and talented violinist) who notched up over 100 film appearances, predominantly in German-language productions. He will forever be remembered by Western audiences as the bombastic megalomaniac "Auric Goldfinger" trying to kill Sean Connery and irradiate the vast US gold reserves within Fort Knox in the spectacular "James Bond" film Goldfinger...
4. Hugh Beaumont Hugh Beaumont Actor, The Blue Dahlia Beaumont began his career in show business by perfoming in theatres, nightclubs, and on the radio in 1931. He attended the University of Chattanooga, but left when his position on the football team was changed. He later attended the University of Southern California, and graduated with a Master of Theology degree in 1946...
5. Gottfried John Gottfried John Actor, GoldenEye
6. Helmut Griem Helmut Griem Actor, Cabaret
7. Peter Capell Peter Capell Actor, Paths of Glory
8. Hans Christian Blech Hans Christian Blech Actor, The Longest Day
9. Lil Dagover Lil Dagover Actress, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari A prominent German film actress born on 30 September 1887 at Madiven, Java, the daughter of a forest ranger in the service of the Dutch authorities. Sent at the age of ten to Baden-Baden to study, she later entered the cinema thanks to her marriage in 1917 to the actor Fritz Dagover who was 25 years her senior...
10. Alistair MacLean Alistair MacLean Writer, Where Eagles Dare
11. Klaus Löwitsch Klaus Löwitsch Actor, The Marriage of Maria Braun
12. Robert Graf Robert Graf Actor, The Great Escape
13. Franziska Liebing Franziska Liebing Actress, Die seltsamen Methoden des Franz Josef Wanninger
14. Barbara Valentin Barbara Valentin Actress, Welt am Draht
15. Dana Vávrová Dana Vávrová Actress, Stalingrad
16. Traudl Junge Traudl Junge Self, Im toten Winkel - Hitlers Sekretärin
17. Bernhard Wicki Bernhard Wicki Actor, Paris, Texas
18. Michael Habeck Michael Habeck Actor, The Name of the Rose
19. Sybille Schmitz Sybille Schmitz Actress, Vampyr The enigmatic actress remains one of the most interesting figures in German film. Although she achieved stardom early in her career, the tragic Sybille Schmitz could never fit in with her surroundings. Too "alien looking" for Hollywood, Schmitz never migrated to America like her more glamorous peers...
20. Ulrike Butz Ulrike Butz Actress, Intimate Playmates
21. Horst Tappert Horst Tappert Actor, Derrick Born on 26 May 1923 in Wuppertal, he served with the Nazi German Waffen-SS in World War II. After attending acting lessons at the theater in Stendal, where he also made his stage debut, he performed on several important stages in Germany, but became widely popular as cinema and television actor in the late 1950s and 1960s...
22. Inge Birkmann Inge Birkmann Actress, Der Kirschgarten
23. Rudolf Schündler Rudolf Schündler Actor, The Exorcist
24. Otto Wernicke Otto Wernicke Actor, M
25. Sepp Gneissl Sepp Gneissl Actor, Gaudi in der Lederhose
26. Til Kiwe Til Kiwe Actor, The Great Escape Til Kiwe did in real life what several actors played in The Great Escape. Kiwe was a German paratrooper officer, captured in North Africa in 1943, who made several escape attempts from an American POW camp in Colorado. Once, having dyed his uniform with brown vegetable juice, he made it as far as St Louis by train before being recaptured...
27. Werner Stocker Werner Stocker Actor, Herbstmilch Werner Stocker was born on 7 April 1955 in Flintsbach am Inn, Germany and studied acting at the Munich Acting School and the noted Otto Falckenberg School. After receiving the German Movie Award as Best Younger Actor in 1983, he starred in several critically acclaimed TV movies and feature films such as Herbstmilch...
28. Hans Reiser Hans Reiser Actor, The Great Escape
29. Helmut Dietl Helmut Dietl Writer, Schtonk
30. Carl Orff Carl Orff Soundtrack, Natural Born Killers
31. Reinhold Schünzel Reinhold Schünzel Actor, Notorious The son of a German father and a Jewish mother, Reinhold Schuenzel was born in St. Pauli, the best known, but also the poorest, part of Hamburg. His father started off as an actor, but economic circumstances forced him to turn towards commerce. For a while, Reinhold followed in his footsteps, undertook business studies and then began his professional career in the publishing business...
32. Silvia Seidel Silvia Seidel Actress, Halfway Across the Galaxy and Turn Left
33. Robert Freitag Robert Freitag Actor, The Great Escape
34. Erich Kästner Erich Kästner Writer, The Parent Trap
35. Siegfried Lowitz Siegfried Lowitz Actor, Der Alte
36. Gunter Otto Gunter Otto Cinematographer, Lass jucken Kumpel
37. Ian MacNaughton Ian MacNaughton Director, Monty Python's Flying Circus
38. Rudolf Waldemar Brem Rudolf Waldemar Brem Actor, Daniel der Zauberer
39. Ernst Hofbauer Ernst Hofbauer Director, Percy Stuart
40. Paul Verhoeven Paul Verhoeven Director, Das kalte Herz
41. Oswald Döpke Oswald Döpke Director, Judith
42. Fritz Kortner Fritz Kortner Actor, Pandora's Box
43. Renate Ewert Renate Ewert Actress, The Red Circle Born in Königsberg in 1935, Renate Ewert and her family had to leave their home and relocate to Hamburg during WWII. As she was determined to become an actress, she applied for the "Hamburger Kammerspiele" but was rejected. By doing synchronising jobs for foreign movies she finally got her first role in the third part of 08/15 at Home...
44. Constanze Engelbrecht Constanze Engelbrecht Actress, Fiorile Constanze started into the movies at an early age: as the German voice of "Jeff" from "Lassie." After "Gymnasium" (high school) the daughter of actress Alice Franz studied singing at the Richard-Strauss-Konservatorium in Munich, Germany, at Guildhall School in London, GB, and at the Mozarteum in Salzburg...
45. Elisabeth Volkmann Elisabeth Volkmann Actress, Klimbim
46. Rosl Mayr Rosl Mayr Actress, Polizeiinspektion 1
47. Paul Hartmann Paul Hartmann Actor, The Longest Day
48. Erich Hallhuber Sr. Erich Hallhuber Sr. Actor, Der Prämienstier
49. Heinz Weiss Heinz Weiss Actor, The Great Escape
50. Ulrich Beiger Ulrich Beiger Actor, The Great Escape
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