Death Place Matching "Berlin, Germany" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Adolf Hitler
Self | Triumph des Willens
Born the fourth of six children to Austrian customs officer Alois Hitler--who had been married twice before--and the former Klara Polzl, Adolf Hitler grew up in a small Austrian town in the late 19th century. He was a slow learner and did poorly in school. He was frequently beaten by his ...
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 ...
3. Eva Renzi
Actress | Funeral in Berlin
Tall, blonde, busty and radiant, Eva Renzi created a sensation when she rose to stardom in her native West Germany in the mid-60s. Born to a 17-year-old French mother and a 49-year-old Danish father, Eva's childhood was everything but happy. Her parents got divorced when she was three, and her ...
4. Dieter Laser
Dieter Laser is a German actor. He is known to English-speaking audiences for his roles: Mantrid in Lexx, Prof. Otto Blaettchen in The Ogre and Dr. Joseph Heiter in The Human Centipede (First Sequence), for which he won Best Actor at the Austin Fantastic Fest. In 1975, he was awarded the German ...
6. Ilse Steppat
Actress | On Her Majesty's Secret Service
Ilse Steppat was born on November 30, 1917 in Barmen, Germany as Ilse Paula Steppat. She was an actress, known for On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969), Marriage in the Shadows (1947) and Cavalry Captain Wronski (1954). She was married to Max Nosseck. She died on December 21, 1969 in West Berlin,...
Günter Meisner was born on April 18, 1926 in Bremen, Germany. He was an actor and director, known for Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971), The Boys from Brazil (1978) and In a Glass Cage (1986). He was married to Gisela Albrecht Meisner. He died on December 5, 1994 in Berlin, Germany.
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 ...
Cinematographer | Goodfellas
Michael Ballhaus was a German cinematographer. He worked on many American films, including Baby It's You (1983), Old Enough (1984), After Hours (1985), The Color of Money (1986), The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), Goodfellas (1990), Dracula (1992), The Age of Innocence (1993), Gangs of New York ...
12. Greta Schröder
Actress | Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens
Greta Schröder was a German actress. She is best known for the role of Thomas Hutter's wife in the 1922 silent film Nosferatu. In the fictionalized 2000 film, Shadow of the Vampire, she is portrayed as having been a famous actress during the making of Nosferatu, but in fact she was little known.
14. Paul Wegener
Actor | Der Student von Prag
Paul Wegener was born in Arnoldsdorf, West Prussia, part of the German Empire. His birthplace is currently part of Poland, under the name "Jarantowice". Wegener's family included a number of scientists, the most notable being his cousin Alfred Wegener (1880-1930). Alfred is remembered as the ...
15. Paul Hubschmid
Actor | Bagdad
The son of an accountant, Paul Hubschmid was born, raised and schooled in Schoenenwerd, Switzerland. He trained for an acting career at the Max Reinhardt Seminar of Dramatic Art in Vienna and first appeared on stage at the Vienna Volkstheater in 1937. His motion picture debut took place the ...
17. Joseph Goebbels
Writer | Der Führer
Josef Goebbels, the man who almost single-handedly developed the field of propaganda into an art form, would, for a day, be the leader of World War II Germany. Goebbels was born in the German Rhineland to strict Catholic parents. He was short, standing at just under 5' 6", of small stature and ...
18. Günther Kaufmann
Actor | Wickie und die starken Männer
Günther Kaufmann was born on June 16, 1947 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. He is known for his work on Vicky the Viking (2009), Ludwig - Requiem for a Virgin King (1972) and Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980). He was married to Patrizia, Alexandra von Herrendorf and Gabriele. He died on May 10, 2012 in ...
19. Ernst Deutsch
Actor | The Third Man
Ernst Deutsch was born on September 16, 1890 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary as Ernest Dorian. He was an actor, known for The Third Man (1949), Der Prozeß (1948) and Pique Dame (1918). He was married to Anuschka Fuchs. He died on March 22, 1969 in West Berlin, West Germany.
20. Irm Hermann
Actress | Fünf letzte Tage
Irm Hermann was born on October 4, 1942 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany as Irmgard Hermann. She was an actress and assistant director, known for Last Five Days (1982), The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (1972) and Anonyma - Eine Frau in Berlin (2008). She was married to Dietmar Roberg. She died on May ...
21. Frank Giering
Actor | Funny Games
Born and raised in Magdeburg (Germany), Frank Giering gained first stage experience as a background actor at the former known "Maxim-Gorki" theatre Magdeburg". During this time the desire arose to become an actor even though he said at a later time, that this desire was mainly animated due to his ...
Gustav von Wangenheim was a German actor, film director, and screenwriter from Wiesbaden. He is mostly remembered for playing the character Hutter in the classic horror film "Nosferatu" (1921). His character was based on the character of Jonathan Harker in the novel "Dracula" (1897) by Bram Stoker.
23. Tilo Prückner
Actor | Die unendliche Geschichte
Tilo Prückner was born on October 26, 1940 in Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany. He was an actor, known for The NeverEnding Story (1984), Iron Sky (2012) and The Willi Busch Report (1979). He was married to Brigitte. He died on July 2, 2020 in Berlin, Germany.
24. Bruno S.
The unwanted son of a prostitute, Bruno S. was beaten so severely by his mother at age 3 that he became temporarily deaf. This led to his placement in a mental institution; he spent the next 23 years in various institutions, often running afoul of the law. Despite this past, he a self-taught ...
Actor | Die Schwarzwaldklinik
Klausjürgen Wussow was born on April 30, 1929 in Cammin, Pomerania, Germany [now Kamien Pomorski, Zachodniopomorskie, Poland]. He was an actor, known for The Black Forest Hospital (1985), Der grüne Bogenschütze (1961) and Der Kurier der Kaiserin (1970). He was married to Sabine Scholz, ...
27. Alfred Abel
Actor | Metropolis
This elegant actor of the golden age of German cinema appeared in several masterpieces, before the cameras of such inspired geniuses as Lang, Lubitsch and Murnau. Vocation had come rather late in his life, though. Abel was indeed already 33 when he made his first film. Beforehand, he had been a ...
28. Brigitte Mira
Actress | Angst essen Seele auf
Brigitte Mira was born on April 20, 1910 in Hamburg, Germany. She was an actress, known for Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (1974), Mother Kusters Goes to Heaven (1975) and Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980). She was married to Frank Guerente, Paul Cornelius, Horst Fabian, Reinhold Tabatt and Peter Schütte. She ...
29. David Hurst
Actor | The Boys from Brazil
Son of Austrian parents, born into an atmosphere of theater. His father was Max Reinhardt's associate. Came with a "Kindertransport" to England, later went to Ireland to study art. His first experience was with a Belfast repertory company. During the war, he served with the Irish Fusiliers, after ...
30. Peter Kuiper
Actor | Otto - Der Film
Peter Kuiper was born on March 30, 1929 in Langsa, Atjeh en Onderhoorigheden, Dutch East Indies [now Langsa, Aceh, Indonesia] as Pieter Kuiper. He was an actor, known for Otto - Der Film (1985), Liebling Kreuzberg (1986) and Troilus und Cressida (1969). He died on September 28, 2007 in Berlin, ...
31. Thea von Harbou
Writer | Metropolis
Thea von Harbou was born on December 27, 1888 in Tauperlitz, Döhlau, Bavaria, Germany as Thea Gabriele von Harbou. She was a writer and director, known for Metropolis (1927), Spies (1928) and M (1931). She was married to Fritz Lang and Rudolf Klein-Rogge. She died on July 1, 1954 in Berlin, Germany.
Reinhard Kolldehoff was born on April 29, 1914 in Berlin, Germany. He is known for his work on The Damned (1969), Soldier of Orange (1977) and The Winds of War (1983). He was married to Helma. He died on November 18, 1995 in Berlin.
33. E.W. Swackhamer
Director | The Dain Curse
E.W. Swackhamer was born on January 17, 1927 in Middletown, New Jersey, USA as Egbert Warnderink Swackhamer Jr. He was a director and producer, known for The Dain Curse (1978), Family (1976) and McCloud (1970). He was married to Bridget Hanley and Margaret Woodward (Gretchen) Shane. He died on ...
34. Dorothea Wieck
Actress | Mädchen in Uniform
After spending most of her childhood in Sweden, Dorothea was schooled in Dresden and at the age of 12, was taught dance by Maria Moissi in Berlin. She made her stage debut in Vienna , where she appeared in plays by Carl Zuckmayer and Ferenc Molnár. The Swiss-born made her debut in the silent cinema...
35. Eva Braun
Cinematographer | Eva Braun: Hitler's Mistress
Eva Braun was born on February 6, 1912 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany as Eva Anna Paula Braun. She is known for her work on Eva Braun: Hitler's Mistress (1991), Hitler: A career (1977) and History (2000). She was married to Adolf Hitler. She died on April 30, 1945 in Berlin, Germany.
36. Wolfgang Lukschy
Actor | Per un pugno di dollari
Wolfgang Lukschy was born on October 19, 1905 in Berlin, Germany. He is known for his work on A Fistful of Dollars (1964), The Zurich Engagement (1957) and Drei, von denen man spricht (1953). He was married to Viktoria von Schack-Lukschy. He died on July 10, 1983 in West Berlin, West Germany.
38. Joachim Hansen
Actor | The Boys from Brazil
Joachim Hansen was the 'poster boy' for German movie officers in films of the 1950's and 60's. Masculine and of commanding presence, he portrayed such historical figures as Luftwaffe ace Hans Joachim Marseille in Der Stern von Afrika (1957) and Generaloberst Alfred Jodl in The Winds of War (1983) ...
Producer | The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover
Daniel Toscan du Plantier was born on April 7, 1941 in Chambéry, Savoie, France. He was a producer and actor, known for The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989), La Bohème (1988) and Boris Godounov (1989). He was married to Mélita Toscan du Plantier, Sophie Toscan du Plantier, ...
40. Vadim Glowna
Actor | Desperado City
Vadim Glowna was born on September 26, 1941 in Eutin, Germany. He was an actor and director, known for Desperado City (1981), Cross of Iron (1977) and Nothing Left to Lose (1983). He was married to Vera Tschechowa. He died on January 24, 2012 in Berlin, Germany.
Actress | Die wunderbaren Jahre
Christine Wodetzky was born on January 5, 1938 in Leipzig, Germany as Christa Elisabeth Wodetzky. She was an actress, known for The Wonderful Years (1980), Verraten und verkauft (1969) and The Odessa File (1974). She died on December 6, 2004 in Berlin, Germany.
42. Maja Maranow
Actress | Tatort
Maja Maranow was born on March 20, 1961 in Nienburg/Weser, Lower Saxony, Germany. She was an actress, known for Tatort (1970), Ein starkes Team (1994) and Rivalen der Rennbahn (1989). She was married to Florian Martens and Zacharias Preen. She died on January 4, 2016 in Berlin, Germany.
43. Bertolt Brecht
Writer | Die Dreigroschenoper
Bertolt Brecht was born on 10 February 1898 in Augsburg, Germany and one of the country's most influential poets, playwrights and screenwriters. His most famous work was the musical "The Threepenny Opera" (with Kurt Weill), but his dramas such as "Mother Courage and Her Children" or "The Good ...
44. Gunnar Möller
Actor | Die Post geht ab
Gunnar Möller was born on July 1, 1928 in Berlin, Germany as Gunnar Thor Karl Möller. He was an actor, known for Die Post geht ab (1962), Days of Betrayal (1973) and The Liberation of Prague (1977). He was married to Christiane Hammacher and Brigitte Rau. He died on May 16, 2017 in Berlin.
45. Renate Müller
Actress | Walzerkrieg
Highly popular German star Renate Muller was the toast of late 20s Berlin along with the legendary Marlene Dietrich. Unlike Dietrich, however, she suffered at the hands of the Nazis and died under mysterious circumstances.
Renate was born in Munich on April 26, 1906, the daughter of a newspaper ...
46. Margarete Schön
Actress | Die Nibelungen: Siegfried
Born in 1895 in Magdeburg, Germany, Margarete Schön made her stage debut in 1912. She was a member of the Deutschen Theater in Hannover from 1915-18 and Berlin's Staatstheater from 1918-45. She had a few roles in silent films, notably as Kriemhild in Fritz Lang's Die Nibelungen: Siegfried (1924) ...
Director | Menu total
Christoph Schlingensief was born on October 24, 1960 in Oberhausen, Germany as Christoph Maria Schlingensief. He was a director and actor, known for Menu total (1986), Egomania: Island Without Hope (1986) and 100 Jahre Adolf Hitler - Die letzte Stunde im Führerbunker (1989). He was married to ...
48. Harun Farocki
Director | Memories
The German film director, screenwriter and media artist Harun Farocki was born on the 9th January 1944 in Nový Jicín [Neutitschein], at that time a part of Czechoslovakia annexed by the Third Reich. He was the son of an immigrated Indian doctor and a German woman. Farocki first studied Theatre, ...
49. Burkhard Driest
Writer | Annas Mutter
Burkhard Driest was born on April 28, 1939 in Stettin, Pomerania, Germany [now Szczecin, Zachodniopomorskie, Poland]. He was an actor and writer, known for Annas Mutter (1984), Cross of Iron (1977) and Querelle (1982). He was married to Bettina. He died on February 27, 2020 in Berlin, Germany.
50. Walter Ruttmann
Cinematographer | Metropolis
Walter Ruttmann was born on December 28, 1887 in Frankfurt-on-Main, Germany as Friedrich Wilhelm Walter Ruttmann. He was a director and writer, known for Metropolis (1927), Mannesmann - Ein Film der Mannesmannröhren-Werke (1937) and Acciaio (1933). He was married to Christine Margarete Helene ...