Les actrices de langue allemande

by baltric | created - 26 Jul 2016 | updated - 15 May 2017 | Public

1. Ursula Andress

Actress | Dr. No

The quintessential jet-set Euro starlet, Ursula Andress was born in the Swiss canton of Berne on March 19, 1936, one of six children in a strict German Protestant family. Although often seeming icily aloof, a restless streak early demonstrated itself in her personality, and she had an impetuous ...

2. Senta Berger

Actress | Kir Royal

Senta Berger was born in 1941 in Vienna, Austria to her father Josef Berger who was a musician and her mother Therese Berger, a school teacher. Senta and her father performed together when she was just four years old. She sang and her dad played the piano. At five years old, she took ballet lessons...

3. Anna Brüggemann

Actress | Kreuzweg

Anna Brüggemann was born on March 1, 1981 in Munich, Germany. She is an actress and writer, known for Heil (2015), Drei Zimmer/Küche/Bad (2012), Renn, wenn du kannst (2010) and Neun Szenen (2006). 2014 Anna Brüggemann won with her brother the director Dietrich Brüggemann the Silver Bear for Best ...

4. Marlene Dietrich

Soundtrack | Witness for the Prosecution

Her father was a police lieutenant and imbued in her a military attitude to life. Marlene was known in school for her "bedroom eyes" and her first affairs were at this stage in her life - a professor at the school was terminated. She entered the cabaret scene in 1920s Germany, first as a spectator ...

5. Karin Dor

Actress | You Only Live Twice

Born Kätherose Derr in Wiesbaden, Karin Dor studied acting and ballet at school and began in films as an extra. The attractive redhead made an indelible impression on Austrian director Harald Reinl (who became her first husband in 1954) and this paved the way to higher profile roles. Her first ...

6. Alice Dwyer

Actress | Ma folie

Alice Dwyer was born in 1988 in Berlin, Germany as Alice Deekeling. She is an actress, known for Ma folie (2015), Höhere Gewalt (2008) and Was du nicht siehst (2009).

7. Nina Hoss

Actress | Phoenix

Nina Hoss was born on July 7, 1975 in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. She is an actress, known for Phoenix (2014), A Most Wanted Man (2014) and Barbara (2012).

8. Sibel Kekilli

Actress | Gegen die Wand

Sibel Kekilli is a German actress of Turkish origin. With her debut in Fatih Akin's movie "Head On" she gained major public attention. The film won the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival 2004 and her acting performance received several national and international prizes, among them the highly ...

9. Alice Kessler

Actress | Gli invasori

Alice Kessler was born on August 20, 1936 in Nerchau, Saxony, Germany. She is an actress, known for Erik the Conqueror (1961), La Paloma (1959) and Der Vogelhändler (1962).

10. Ellen Kessler

Actress | Gräfin Mariza

Ellen Kessler was born on August 20, 1936 in Nerchau, Saxony, Germany. She is an actress, known for Gräfin Mariza (1958), Erik the Conqueror (1961) and La Paloma (1959).

11. Nastassja Kinski

Actress | Tess

Nastassja Kinski was born Nastassja Aglaia Nakszynski on January 24, 1961 in Berlin, Germany, the daughter of German actor Klaus Kinski. In 1976, she met director Roman Polanski, who urged her to study method acting with Lee Strasberg in the United States. Kinski starred in the Italian romantic ...

12. Hildegard Knef

Actress | Jeder stirbt für sich allein

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 ...

13. Diane Kruger

Actress | Inglourious Basterds

Diane Kruger was born Diane Heidkrüger in Algermissen, near Hildesheim, Germany, to Maria-Theresa, a bank employee, and Hans-Heinrich Heidkrüger, a computer specialist. She studied ballet with the Royal Ballet in London before an injury ended her career. She returned to Germany and became a top ...

14. Gudrun Landgrebe

Actress | Rossini

Gudrun Landgrebe was born on June 20, 1950 in Göttingen, Lower Saxony, Germany. She is an actress, known for Rossini (1997), Die Katze (1988) and Yerma (1984). She has been married to Ulrich von Nathusius since June 2001.

15. Dagmar Lassander

Actress | Shark: Rosso nell'oceano

Dagmar Lassander was born on June 16, 1943 in Prague, Protectorate Bohemia and Moravia as Dagmar Regine Hader. She is an actress, known for Devil Fish (1984), I racconti fantastici di Edgar Allan Poe (1979) and Le foto proibite di una signora per bene (1970).

16. Veruschka von Lehndorff

Actress | Blowup

Her father was a Prussian count (Count von Lehndorff-Steinort) who was involved in a plot to assassinate Hitler in 1944 and hanged that year, when Vera was three. Her mother was arrested, and Vera and her sisters spent the rest of the war in Gestapo camps. They were reunited with their mother after...

17. Marisa Mell

Actress | Diabolik

Marisa Mell was born on February 24, 1939 in Graz, Austria as Marlies Theres Moitzi. She was an actress, known for Danger: Diabolik (1968), Una sull'altra (1969) and Secret Agent Super Dragon (1966). She was married to Henri Tucci. She died on May 16, 1992 in Vienna, Austria.

18. Maria Rohm

Actress | Marquis de Sade: Justine

Maria Rohm was one of the rare gems in the movie business - acting, and in particular theatre and movies was truly her life's work. She started acting on-stage at the famous Vienna Burgtheatre as a child actor from ages 4 through 13. Having performed in such classics as William Shakespeare's "...

19. Maria Schell

Actress | Superman

Maria Schell studied in a religious institution in Colmar (Haut-Rhin, France). She received a dramatic training in Zurich, Switzerland. To pay her studies, she was a secretary there. Besides being a film star; Maria appeared in plays in Zurich, Basel, in Vienna (Josefstad Theater), Berlin, Munich (...

20. Romy Schneider

Actress | L'important c'est d'aimer

Romy Schneider was born on 23 September 1938 in Vienna, Austria into a family of actors. Making her film debut at the age of 15, her breakthrough came two years later in the very popular trilogy Sissi (1955). Her mother, supervising her daughter's career, immediately approved Romy's participation ...

21. Esther Schweins

Actress | Michele Strogoff - Il corriere dello zar

Esther Schweins was born on April 18, 1970 in Oberhausen, Germany. She is an actress, known for Michele Strogoff - Il corriere dello zar (1999), Kampfansage - Der letzte Schüler (2005) and Lava (2000).

22. Elke Sommer

Actress | The Prize

This gorgeous Teutonic temptress was one of Hollywood's most captivating imports of the 1960s. Blonde and beautiful, Berlin-born Elke Sommer, with her trademark pouty lips, high cheekbones and sky-high bouffant hairdos, proved irresistible to American audiences, whether adorned in lace or leather, ...

23. Jennifer Ulrich

Actress | Die Welle

Jennifer Ulrich was born on October 18, 1984 in Berlin, Germany. She is known for her work on The Wave (2008), Diaz - Don't Clean Up This Blood (2012) and Wir sind die Nacht (2010).



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