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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. Alistair MacLean Alistair MacLean Writer, Where Eagles Dare
7. Bernhard Wicki Bernhard Wicki Actor, Paris, Texas
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. Helmut Griem Helmut Griem Actor, Cabaret
11. Horst Tappert Horst Tappert Actor, And Jimmy Went to the Rainbow's Foot 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...
12. Robert Graf Robert Graf Actor, The Great Escape
13. Klaus Löwitsch Klaus Löwitsch Actor, The Marriage of Maria Braun
14. Ernst Hofbauer Ernst Hofbauer Director, The School Girls
15. Carl Orff Carl Orff Soundtrack, Natural Born Killers
16. Michael Habeck Michael Habeck Actor, The Name of the Rose
17. 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...
18. Sepp Gneissl Sepp Gneissl Actor, Gaudi in der Lederhose
19. Otto Wernicke Otto Wernicke Actor, M
20. Barbara Valentin Barbara Valentin Actress, World on a Wire
21. Ulrike Butz Ulrike Butz Actress, Intimate Playmates
22. Traudl Junge Traudl Junge Self, Blind Spot. Hitler's Secretary
23. Peter Capell Peter Capell Actor, Paths of Glory
24. 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...
25. Emmerich Schäffer Emmerich Schäffer Actor, Michael the Brave
26. Silvia Seidel Silvia Seidel Actress, Anna
27. Edith Schneider Edith Schneider Actress, The Quiller Memorandum
28. Rudolf Schündler Rudolf Schündler Actor, The Exorcist
29. Ian MacNaughton Ian MacNaughton Director, And Now for Something Completely Different
30. Olga Tschechowa Olga Tschechowa Actress, Bel Ami Olga Chekhova (also Olga Tschechova in German), one of the most popular stars of the silent film era, remained a mysterious person throughout her life and was accused of being a Russian agent in Nazi Germany. She was born Olga Konstantinovna von Knipper on April 26, 1897, in Aleksandropol, Transcaucasia...
31. Erich Kästner Erich Kästner Writer, The Parent Trap
32. 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...
33. Gustav Machatý Gustav Machatý Director, Ecstasy Gustav Machatý was born on May 9, 1901 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (now the Czech Republic). His first experience with the motion picture industry was playing piano at movie theaters, accompanying silent pictures. In 1917, he made his debut as an actor. In the early 1920s, he emigrated to the United States...
34. Alfred Vohrer Alfred Vohrer Director, Winnetou and Old Firehand
35. Kurt Hoffmann Kurt Hoffmann Director, Das Wirtshaus im Spessart
36. Elisabeth Volkmann Elisabeth Volkmann Actress, Lola
37. 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...
38. Hans Reiser Hans Reiser Actor, The Great Escape
39. Pinkas Braun Pinkas Braun Actor, Comedian This lean, incisive, basso-voiced Swiss actor with the unsettling mephistophelean countenance was the son of a Galician-Jewish merchant. Pinkas Braun began his chosen vocation at the age of eighteen as an extra with the Zürcher Schauspielhaus (embracing what he considered the 'order and discipline' inherent in a theatrical career)...
40. Robert Freitag Robert Freitag Actor, The Great Escape
41. 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...
42. Gunter Otto Gunter Otto Cinematographer, Lass jucken Kumpel
43. Rosl Mayr Rosl Mayr Actress, Zum Gasthof der spritzigen Mädchen
44. Hannelore Schroth Hannelore Schroth Actress, The Captain from Köpenick
45. Peter Schamoni Peter Schamoni Director, Spring Symphony
46. Franz Marischka Franz Marischka Director, Lass jucken Kumpel
47. Hans Brenner Hans Brenner Actor, Todesspiel
48. Dana Vávrová Dana Vávrová Actress, Stalingrad
49. Franziska Liebing Franziska Liebing Actress, Ich suche dich
50. Michael Hinz Michael Hinz Actor, The Bridge
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