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Bernd Eichinger (1949–2011)

Bernd Eichinger was born on April 11, 1949 in Neuburg an der Donau, Bavaria, Germany. He was a producer and writer, known for Downfall (2004), The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008) and Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006). He was previously married to Katja Hofmann. He died on January 24, 2011 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Downfall Producer


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 2010 Resident Evil: Afterlife (producer - produced by)
 2010 Time You Change (producer)
 2009 The Murder Farm (executive producer)
 2008 The Baader Meinhof Complex (producer)
 2007 Pornorama (producer)
 2007 Resident Evil: Extinction (producer - produced by)
 1999-2007 Hausmeister Krause - Ordnung muss sein (TV Series) (executive producer - 11 episodes)
- Der Untergang (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Die Jungfrau (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Frau wider Willen (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Ist Tommie schwul? (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Der falsche Dackel (1999) ... (executive producer)
 2006 DOA: Dead or Alive (producer)
 2006 Atomised (producer)
 2005 The Fisherman and His Wife (producer)
 2005/I Fantastic Four (producer - produced by)
 2004 Downfall (producer - produced by)
 2004 Resident Evil: Apocalypse (executive producer)
 2003 Werner - Gekotzt wird später! (producer)
 2003 Bewegte Männer (TV Series) (supervising producer - 1 episode)
- Mütter und Söhne (2003) ... (supervising producer)
 2002 Wie die Karnickel (co-producer)
 2002 Naked (producer)
 2002 More Ants in the Pants (producer)
 2002 Resident Evil (producer)
 2002 666: In Bed with the Devil (producer)
 2002 She Gets What She Wants (executive producer)
 2001 Nowhere in Africa (co-producer)
 2001 Sass (executive producer)
 2001 The Mists of Avalon (TV Mini Series) (producer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... (producer)
 2001 Der Schuh des Manitu (producer)
 2001 Vera Brühne (TV Movie) (producer)
 2000 The Calling (producer)
 2000 No More School (co-producer)
 2000 Ants in the Pants (producer)
 1999 The Devil and Ms. D (producer)
 1999 Werner - Volles Rooäää!!! (producer)
 1998 Am I Beautiful? (producer)
 1998 Wrongfully Accused (producer)
 1998 Opera Ball (TV Movie) (producer)
 1998 Campus (producer)
 1997 Ballermann 6 (producer)
 1997 Prince Valiant (executive producer)
 1997 Babes' Petrol (producer)
 1997 Smilla's Sense of Snow (producer)
 1997 Es geschah am hellichten Tag (TV Movie) (producer)
 1996 Charleys Tante (TV Movie) (producer)
 1996 Die Halbstarken (TV Movie) (producer)
 1996 The Girl Rosemarie (TV Movie) (producer)
 1996 Werner - Das muss kesseln!!! (producer)
 1996 Das Superweib (producer)
 1996 And Nobody Weeps for Me (co-producer)
 1995 500 Nations (TV Mini Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- Clash of Cultures (1995) ... (executive producer)
- The Ancestors (1995) ... (executive producer)
- Mexico (1995) ... (executive producer)
 1994 Voll normaaal (producer)
 1994 Maybe... Maybe Not (producer)
 1994 The Fantastic Four (executive producer)
 1993 The House of the Spirits (producer)
 1993 The Cement Garden (executive producer)
 1992 Body of Evidence (co-producer)
 1992 Desire (producer)
 1990 Werner - Beinhart! (producer)
 1990 Fire, Ice & Dynamite (producer)
 1990 Tatort (TV Series) (co-producer - 1 episode)
- Zabou (1990) ... (co-producer)
 1989 Last Exit to Brooklyn (producer)
 1988 Me and Him (producer)
 1988 Man spricht deutsh (co-producer)
 1987 Der Unsichtbare (co-producer)
 1987 The Crack Connection (co-producer)
 1986 The Name of the Rose (producer)
 1985 Drei gegen drei (producer)
 1984 The NeverEnding Story (producer - produced by)
 1984 The Noah's Ark Principle (co-producer)
 1983 Kehraus (co-producer - uncredited)
 1983 Hangin' Out (producer)
 1982 Une glace avec deux boules... (co-producer)
 1982 Der Tod in der Waschstraße (producer)
 1981 The Ortlieb Woman (producer)
 1981 Stachel im Fleisch (producer)
 1981 Trokadero (producer)
 1981 Christiane F. (producer)
 1979 Tales from the Vienna Woods (executive producer)
 1978 Good-for-Nothing (executive producer)
 1977 Hitler: A Film from Germany (producer)
 1977 The Consequence (executive producer) / (producer)
 1977 Thaw (co-producer)
 1977 Grete Minde (producer)
 1977 Zero Hour (producer)
 1976 Ich heiß' Marianne, und Du...? (TV Movie) (producer)
 1976 The Wild Duck (producer)
 1976 Dear Fatherland Be at Peace (executive producer) / (producer)
 1975 Umarmungen und andere Sachen (co-producer)
 1975 Wrong Move (producer)
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Owner of the production company Constantin Film Produktion GmbH and owner of the distribution company Constantin Film too.

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Katja Hofmann  (his death)

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Received the "Bayerischer Verdienstorden", an order of merit awarded by the minister-president of Bavaria, Germany (5 July 2006). See more »

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