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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. Robert Graf Robert Graf Actor, The Great Escape
7. Alistair MacLean Alistair MacLean Writer, Where Eagles Dare
8. Ulrike Butz Ulrike Butz Actress, Intimate Playmates
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. Hans Christian Blech Hans Christian Blech Actor, The Longest Day
11. Helmut Griem Helmut Griem Actor, Cabaret
12. Bernhard Wicki Bernhard Wicki Actor, Paris, Texas
13. Klaus Löwitsch Klaus Löwitsch Actor, The Marriage of Maria Braun
14. 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...
15. Carl Orff Carl Orff Soundtrack, Natural Born Killers
16. Otto Wernicke Otto Wernicke Actor, M
17. 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...
18. Ernst Hofbauer Ernst Hofbauer Director, The School Girls
19. 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...
20. 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...
21. Peter Capell Peter Capell Actor, Paths of Glory
22. 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...
23. Barbara Valentin Barbara Valentin Actress, World on a Wire
24. Rudolf Schündler Rudolf Schündler Actor, The Exorcist
25. Hertha von Walther Hertha von Walther Actress, M The actress Hertha von Walther was born as Hertha Stern und Walther von Monbary in Hildesheim. At the age of 17 she ran away from the boarding school and went to an acting school in Leipzig. There she made first experiences as an extra at the theater and at the opera. She went to Max Reinhardt in Berlin one year later and with it she managed her breakthrough on the stage...
26. Dana Vávrová Dana Vávrová Actress, Stalingrad
27. Fritz Kortner Fritz Kortner Actor, Pandora's Box
28. Ian MacNaughton Ian MacNaughton Director, And Now for Something Completely Different
29. 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...
30. Silvia Seidel Silvia Seidel Actress, Anna
31. Panos Papadopulos Panos Papadopulos Actor, For a Few Dollars More
32. Traudl Junge Traudl Junge Self, Blind Spot. Hitler's Secretary
33. Michael Habeck Michael Habeck Actor, The Name of the Rose
34. Robert Freitag Robert Freitag Actor, The Great Escape
35. Sepp Gneissl Sepp Gneissl Actor, Gaudi in der Lederhose
36. Heinz Weiss Heinz Weiss Actor, The Great Escape
37. Franz Roehn Franz Roehn Actor, Me and the Colonel
38. Hans Reiser Hans Reiser Actor, The Great Escape
39. Hans Brenner Hans Brenner Actor, Todesspiel
40. Erich Kästner Erich Kästner Writer, The Parent Trap
41. Herb Andress Herb Andress Actor, Enemy Mine Herb Andress was born in upper Austria, and always intended to become an actor. In 1957 he moved to France, appeared there in Every Day Has Its Secret and in 1961 moved to New York, then later to San Francisco. He worked with Elena Williams in Las Vegas and Los Angeles in an act that became well known as "The Magical Dolls"...
42. Emily Reuer Emily Reuer Actress, Sex in the Office
43. Alois Brummer Alois Brummer Director, Beim Jodeln juckt die Lederhose
44. Thomas Fantl Thomas Fantl Director, Time of the Innocent
45. Rosl Mayr Rosl Mayr Actress, Zum Gasthof der spritzigen Mädchen
46. 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...
47. Harald Leipnitz Harald Leipnitz Actor, Creature with the Blue Hand
48. Kurt Zips Kurt Zips Actor, Pippi on the Run
49. Eddi Arent Eddi Arent Actor, The Treasure of the Silver Lake Eccentric, self-deprecating comedian Eddi Arent first attracted attention in a series of quirky Edgar Wallace adaptations in the 1960's. For several years, he was Germany's idea of stereotypically blithering English lords (Die seltsame Gräfin, as the aptly named Lord Selwyn Moron), laconic butlers (Secret of the Red Orchid) or obtuse...
50. Elisabeth Volkmann Elisabeth Volkmann Actress, Lola
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