Margit Carstensen

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Margit Carstensen was born on February 29, 1940 in Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. She is an actress, known for The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (1972), Martha (1974) and Possession (1981). See full bio »

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Known For

Martha Martha Salomon, née Heyer
Possession Margit Gluckmeister


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 2016 Tatort (TV Series)
- Wofür es sich zu leben lohnt (2016) ... Margarethe
 2013 Finsterworld
Frau Sandberg
 2007 Hands off Mississippi
Frau Strietzel
 2007 It Is Fine! Everything Is Fine.
Linda Barnes
 2005 Der Hauptmann von Köpenick (TV Movie)
Puppe / Marie Hoprecht / Eine Frau
 2002 Shattered Glass
 2002 Der Narr und seine Frau heute Abend in Pancomedia (TV Movie)
Leserin #2 / Alte
 2000 Manila
Regine Görler
 2000 John Gabriel Borkman (TV Movie)
 1999 Sun Alley
 1998 Feuerreiter
Madame von Proeck
 1997 Gesches Gift
Mutter Timm
 1997 The 120 Days of Bottrop
Margit Carstensen
 1997 Anwalt Abel (TV Series)
Frau Nussbauer
- Das schmutzige Dutzend (1997) ... Frau Nussbauer
 1991 Derrick (TV Series)
Frau Hauser
- Wer bist du, Vater? (1991) ... Frau Hauser
 1989 Untergrund (TV Movie)
 1985 Angry Harvest
Eugenia Kaminska
 1983 The Roaring Fifties
 1982 Liebeskonzil
 1981 Possession
Margit Gluckmeister
 1979 The Third Generation
 1978 Cold Homeland (TV Movie)
Frau Lukaschewski
 1978 Spiel der Verlierer
Frl. Rosner
 1977 Women in New York (TV Movie)
Sylvia Fowler
 1977 Adolf and Marlene
Marlene Dietrich
 1976 Chinese Roulette
Ariane Christ
 1976 Satan's Brew
 1975 Fear of Fear (TV Movie)
 1975 Mother Kusters Goes to Heaven
Marianne Thälmann
 1974/I Martha (TV Movie)
Martha Salomon, née Heyer
 1974 Nora Helmer (TV Movie)
Nora Helmer
 1973 World on a Wire (TV Mini Series)
Maya Schmidt-Gentner
- Episode #1.2 (1973) ... Maya Schmidt-Gentner
- Episode #1.1 (1973) ... Maya Schmidt-Gentner
 1973 Tenderness of the Wolves
Frau Lindner
 1972 Eight Hours Don't Make a Day (TV Mini Series)
Erste Hausfrau
- Oma und Gregor (1972) ... Erste Hausfrau
 1972 Bremen Freedom (TV Movie)
Geesche Gottfried
 1972 The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant
Petra von Kant (as Margit Cartensen)
 1970 The Niklashausen Journey (TV Movie)
 1970 Das Kaffeehaus (TV Movie)
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Margit Cartensen


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Aside from her native German, she's fluent in English, French and Spanish.


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