Birth Place Matching "Berlin" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Zazie Beetz

Actress | Atlanta

Zazie Beetz (born c. 1991) is a German-American actress known for the role of Vanessa on Atlanta (2016), as well as for starring in Deadpool 2 (2018), Joker (2019), and Nine Days (2020).

Born in Berlin to a German father and an African-American mother, Beetz was raised in New York speaking both ...

2. Laura Berlin

Actress | UFO: It Is Here

Laura Berlin was born in 1990 in Berlin, Germany. She is an actress, known for UFO: It Is Here (2016), Ruby Red (2013) and Sapphire Blue (2014).

3. Jella Haase

Actress | Fack ju Göhte

Jella Haase was born on October 27, 1992 in Berlin, Germany. She is an actress, known for Suck Me Shakespeer (2013), Suck Me Shakespeer 2 (2015) and Looping (2016).

4. Dominic Monaghan

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Dominic Monaghan is best known for his role in the movie adaptations of "Lord of the Rings". Before that, he became known in England for his role in the British television drama Hetty Wainthropp Investigates (1996).

Monaghan was born in Berlin, West Germany, to British parents Maureen, a nurse, and ...

5. 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 ...

6. Marc Rissmann

Actor | Game of Thrones

Marc Rissmann is a German actor. He has appeared in films like Overlord, and TV series like The Last Kingdom, Game of Thrones, and The Man in the High Castle. Marc Rissmann studied at the College of Dramatic Arts "Ernst Busch" Berlin. On stage, Rissmann performed at the Deutsches Theater in Berlin ...

7. Dana Wynter

Actress | Invasion of the Body Snatchers

The daughter of a noted surgeon, Dana Wynter was born Dagmar Winter in Berlin, Germany, and grew up in England. When she was 16 her father went to Morocco, reportedly to operate on a woman who wouldn't allow anyone else to attend her; he visited friends in Southern Rhodesia, fell in love with it ...

8. Anna Maria Mühe

Actress | Mitten in Deutschland: NSU

Anna Maria Mühe (born 1985) is a German actress.

Born in Berlin to actor Ulrich Mühe (1953-2007) and actress Jenny Gröllmann (1947-2006), she was invited by director Maria von Heland to a casting for Big Girls Don't Cry. She also played in a video of Schiller's song "Sehnsucht". After making her ...

9. Linda Harrison

Actress | Beneath the Planet of the Apes

A native of Berlin, Maryland, Linda Harrison was Miss Berlin at 16, then a model in New York's Garment Center. Homesickness brought her back to Maryland, where she entered and won the state beauty pageant. During the finals in the Miss International contest (held in Long Beach, California), she was...

10. Jana Pallaske

Actress | Inglourious Basterds

Jana Pallaske was born on May 20, 1979 in East Berlin, German Democratic Republic. Jana is an actor, known for Inglourious Basterds (2009), Palermo Shooting (2008) and Speed Racer (2008).

11. 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 ...

12. Mike Nichols

Director | The Graduate

He, along with the other members of the "Compass Players" including Elaine May, Paul Sills, Byrne Piven, Joyce Hiller Piven and Edward Asner helped start the famed "Second City Improv" company. They used the games taught to them by fellow cast mate, Paul Sills 's mother, Viola Spolin. He later ...

13. Audra McDonald

Actress | Beauty and the Beast

Audra McDonald was born on July 3, 1970 in Berlin, Germany as Audra Ann McDonald. She's an actress and singer, best known for her many roles on Broadway. Her mother was a university administrator and her father was a high school principal stationed in West Berlin with the U.S. Army. She has a ...

14. Elke Sommer

Actress | A Shot in the Dark

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, ...

15. Peri Baumeister

Actress | Blood Red Sky

Peri Baumeister was born in 1986 in Berlin, Germany. She is an actress, known for Blood Red Sky (2021), Irre sind männlich (2014) and The Heavy Water War: Stopping Hitler's Atomic Bomb (2015).

16. Max Riemelt

Actor | Napola - Elite für den Führer

Max Riemelt was born on January 7, 1984 in Berlin, Germany. He is an actor, known for Before the Fall (2004), Free Fall (2013) and Berlin Syndrome (2017).

17. Jürgen Prochnow

Actor | Das Boot

Born in Berlin, Germany, in 1941, Jürgen Prochnow is a leading actor of the German stage and screen. He was memorable as the submarine captain in the gritty WW II film The Boat (1981), which brought him to international prominence. He has since starred in many well-received European and Hollywood ...

18. Christiane Paul

Actress | Im Juli

Christiane Paul known for "In July", "Counterpart", "Parlement" and "FBI International" was born behind the Berlin wall in East Berlin. At the age of 28, she already was a medical doctor, had a little daughter and had starred in more than 20 movies including the national top-sellers "In July" and "...

19. Liv Lisa Fries

Actress | Und morgen mittag bin ich tot

Liv Lisa Fries (born 1990) is a German actress. In 2017, she gained an international following as the female lead Charlotte Ritter in the German TV series Babylon Berlin.

Born in Berlin, Fries wanted to become an actress when she was 14 years old after watching Léon: The Professional because she was...

20. August Diehl

Actor | Inglourious Basterds

August Diehl was born on January 4, 1976 in Berlin, Germany. He is an actor and writer, known for Inglourious Basterds (2009), A Hidden Life (2019) and 23 (1998). He has been married to Julia Malik since 1999. They have two children.

21. Lars Eidinger

Actor | Clouds of Sils Maria

Lars Eidinger, born in Berlin, studied at the prestigious Ernst Busch Academy of Dramatic Art in Berlin.

Since 1999 he has been an ensemble member at the Berliner Schaubühne. His portrayals of Hamlet and Richard III. in the productions of Thomas Ostermeier were internationally acclaimed and made him...

22. Jördis Triebel

Actress | Westen

Jördis Triebel was born on October 30, 1977 in East-Berlin, German Democratic Republic. She is an actress, known for West (2013), Emma's Bliss (2006) and One Breath (2015).

23. Horst Buchholz

Actor | La vita è bella

On the cast list of The Magnificent Seven (1960), you will find several names that doubtless you know well: Charles Bronson, Steve McQueen, and Yul Brynner. But there is one name that you will have difficulty pronouncing, let alone identifying as an actor you have seen before. That man is Horst ...

24. Rudolf Martin

Actor | Ford v Ferrari

Born and raised in West Berlin, Rudolf moved with his family from Berlin to Paris to Italy, arriving in the United States a short time after his high school graduation from the Universite de Paris. While studying at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, he landed his first professional role in the ...

25. Dennis Andres

Actor | Feel the Beat

Dennis Andres (born 23 June 1987) is a German-Canadian actor and stuntman. He is best known for playing one of the lead roles of Ian Matthews on the CBC and Netflix hit show Workin' Moms.

After working a few theatre productions backstage, Andres took on a role as an actor in a theatre production at ...

26. Cynthia Kaye McWilliams

Actress | Coyote

Cynthia Kaye McWilliams was born in Berlin, Germany, grew up primarily in Kansas City, Kansas and graduated from the prestigious Theater School of DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois. Just out of college, Cynthia booked a supporting role in Warner Brothers' The Lake House, followed by a ...

27. Luise von Finckh

Actress | Vienna Blood

Luise von Finckh made her first acting experiences at the age of 10 in the musical Les Misérables at the Theater des Westens. In 2005 she played little Cosette there. From January to July 2007, she participated in the children's and youth series Schloss Einstein as Rosi. This was followed by the ...

28. Conrad Veidt

Actor | Casablanca

Conrad Veidt attended the Sophiengymnasium (secondary school) in the Schoeneberg district of Berlin, and graduated without a diploma in 1912, last in his class of 13. Conrad liked animals, theater, cinema, fast cars, pastries, thunderstorms, gardening, swimming and golfing. He disliked heights, ...

29. Ernst Lubitsch

Director | To Be or Not to Be

From Ernst Lubitsch's experiences in Sophien Gymnasium (high school) theater, he decided to leave school at the age of 16 and pursue a career on the stage. He had to compromise with his father and keep the account books for the family tailor business while he acted in cabarets and music halls at ...

30. Paula Beer

Actress | Undine

Paula Beer was born in February 1995 in Berlin, Germany. She is an actress, known for Undine (2020), Transit (2018) and Frantz (2016).

31. Max Schreck

Actor | Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens

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 ...

32. Brigitte Helm

Actress | Metropolis

After her role in Metropolis (1927) she made a string of movies in which she almost always had the starring role, easily making the transition to sound films. Her last film was An Ideal Spouse (1935) (An Ideal Spouse) in 1935.

33. Karoline Herfurth

Actress | Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

Karoline Herfurth was born on May 22, 1984 in Berlin, Germany. She is an actress and director, known for Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006), Passion (2012) and SMS für Dich (2016).

34. Rex Reason

Actor | This Island Earth

Rex Reason was born in Germany, while his family was in Europe on a business trip. Although he grew up in Los Angeles, his acting aspirations were nil; his mother, however, hoped that both Rex and his lookalike brother Rhodes Reason would get into the acting profession. He played the lead in "...

35. Arón Piper

Actor | Élite

Arón Piper was born on March 29, 1997 in Berlin, Germany. He is an actor, known for Elite (2018), 15 Years and One Day (2013) and The Broken Crown (2016).

36. Wilhelm von Homburg

Actor | In the Mouth of Madness

Wilhelm Von Homburg (A.K.A. Norbert Grupe) was born in Berlin, Germany. He started out his career as a wrestler during the fifties in Germany where he earned his fame. He also toured the States. Homburg's stage name was Prinz Wilhelm Von Homburg. In the early sixties, he shifted from wrestling to ...

37. Tom Schilling

Actor | Oh Boy

Tom Schilling was born on February 10, 1982 in Berlin, Germany. He is an actor and producer, known for A Coffee in Berlin (2012), Before the Fall (2004) and Who Am I (2014).

38. Tomer Sisley

Actor | Largo Winch

Tomer Sisley was born on August 14, 1974 in Berlin, Germany. He is an actor and writer, known for The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch (2008), We're the Millers (2013) and Don't Look Up (2021).

39. Hardy Krüger

Actor | A Bridge Too Far

Hardy Kruger was born Eberhard August Franz Ewald Krüger in Wedding, Berlin, thee son of Auguste (Meier) and Max Krüger. At thirteen years, he became a member of the "Hitler Jugend" (Hitler Youth), as did all 13-year-old boys in Germany then. The purpose of the organization was to prepare the boys ...

40. Alexander Scheer

Actor | Blood Red Sky

Alexander Scheer, born in the GDR 1976 in East-Berlin is considered one of the most daring actors of his generation. His passion for film and music was sparked during his camera debut in kids musical "Bill of the Black Hand" in 1988. Ten years later his first lead in "Sun Alley" (which turned out ...

41. Katarina Witt

Actress | Ronin

Katarina Witt was born on December 3, 1965 in East Berlin, East Germany. She is an actress and producer, known for Ronin (1998), Jerry Maguire (1996) and Carmen on Ice (1990).

42. Kiowa Gordon

Actor | Dark Winds

Kiowa Gordon was born on March 25, 1990 in Berlin, Germany as Kiowa Joseph Gordon. Moved to the States shortly after to live on the Hualapai Indian Reservation in Peach Springs, AZ and moved around quite a bit growing up until settling down in Phoenix, AZ where he landed the role of Embry Call in ...

43. Helena Zengel

Actress | News of the World

Helena Zengel was born on June 10, 2008 in Berlin, Germany. She is an actress, known for News of the World (2020), System Crasher (2019) and Dark Blue Girl (2017).

44. Gottfried John

Actor | Astérix & Obélix contre César

Gottfried John was born on August 29, 1942 in Berlin, Germany. He was an actor, known for Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar (1999), GoldenEye (1995) and The Marriage of Maria Braun (1979). He was previously married to Brigitte. He died on September 1, 2014 in Utting am Ammersee, Bavaria, Germany.

45. Nilam Farooq

Actress | Contra

Nilam Farooq was born on September 26, 1989 in Berlin, Germany. She is an actress, known for Contra (2020), Leipzig Homicide (2001) and SOKO: Der Prozess (2013).

46. Emilio Sakraya

Actor | Rheingold

Emilio Sakraya started his career at the age of nine with several appearances in film productions. In his childhood years, he discovered his passion for music, karate, kung fu and parkour. He won the German Championship in "Full-Contact Karate" twice.

2010 he had his cinema debut in the film "Zeiten...

47. Benno Fürmann

Actor | Joyeux Noël

Benno Fürmann was born on 17 January 1972 in Berlin, Germany and worked as a waiter, bouncer and drifter before attending acting lessons at the Lee Strasberg Institute in New York. After returning to Germany, he played several minor parts in movie and television projects until his breakthrough ...

48. Andreas Wisniewski

Actor | Die Hard

Andreas Wisniewski was born on July 3, 1959 in West Berlin, West Germany. He is an actor and director, known for Die Hard (1988), The Living Daylights (1987) and Mission: Impossible (1996).

49. Marianne Stewart

Actress | Valley of Hunted Men

Marianne Stewart was born on January 16, 1922 in Berlin, Germany. She was an actress, known for Valley of Hunted Men (1942), Ben Casey (1961) and Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964). She was previously married to Wilbur George Dirksing and Louis Calhern. She died on November 1, 1992 in Los Angeles,...

50. Henry Brandon

Actor | The Searchers

German-born Henry Brandon was a character actor in American films, most often seen in villainous roles. His parents emigrated to the US shortly after his birth. His early interest in acting led him to study at the acclaimed Pasadena Community Playhouse. He landed the lead villain role in the Stan ...


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