Death Place Matching "Munich, Bavaria, Germany" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. 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 ...

2. Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Writer | Faustrecht der Freiheit

Above all, Rainer Werner Fassbinder was a rebel whose life and art was marked by gross contradiction. Openly homosexual, he married twice; one of his wives acted in his films and the other served as his editor. Accused variously by detractors of being anticommunist, male chauvinist, antiSemitic and...

3. 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 ...

4. Gert Fröbe

Actor | Goldfinger

Tall, portly built German born actor (and talented violinist) who notched up over 100 film appearances, predominantly in German-language productions. He will forever be remembered by Western audiences as the bombastic megalomaniac "Auric Goldfinger" trying to kill Sean Connery and irradiate the ...

5. Christine Kaufmann

Actress | Town Without Pity

Christine Kaufmann was born on January 11, 1945 in Lengdorf, Styria, Austria as Christine Maria Kaufmann. She was an actress, known for Town Without Pity (1961), Taras Bulba (1962) and The Last Days of Pompeii (1959). She was married to Klaus Zey, Reno Eckstein, Achim Lenz and Tony Curtis. She died...

6. Barbara Valentin

Actress | Welt am Draht

Barbara Valentin was born on December 15, 1940 in Vienna, Austria as Ursula Ledersteger. She was an actress, known for World on a Wire (1973), Our Man in Jamaica (1965) and The Spider's Web (1960). She was married to John Ashton and Helmut Dietl. She died on February 22, 2002 in Munich, Bavaria, ...

7. Helmut Griem

Actor | Cabaret

Helmut Griem was born on April 6, 1932 in Hamburg, Germany. He was an actor, known for Cabaret (1972), The Damned (1969) and The Clown (1976). He died on November 19, 2004 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.

8. Hannelore Elsner

Actress | Die Kommissarin

One of the pre-eminent divas of post-war German cinema, Hannelore Elsner (born 'Elstner') was the consummate actress: a gifted and versatile performer with a penchant for intense roles, often as emancipated, strong-willed women. A Bavarian engineer's daughter (her father died of tuberculosis when ...

9. Sybille Schmitz

Actress | Vampyr

The enigmatic actress remains one of the most interesting figures in German film. Although she achieved stardom early in her career, the tragic Sybille Schmitz could never fit in with her surroundings. Too "alien looking" for Hollywood, Schmitz never migrated to America like her more glamorous ...

10. Peter Capell

Actor | Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Peter Capell was born on September 3, 1912 in Berlin, Germany. He was an actor and writer, known for Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971), One, Two, Three (1961) and Paths of Glory (1957). He died on March 3, 1986 in Munich, Bavaria, West Germany.

11. Klaus Löwitsch

Actor | Welt am Draht

Klaus Löwitsch was born on April 8, 1936 in Berlin, Germany. He is known for his work on World on a Wire (1973), Firefox (1982) and Cross of Iron (1977). He was married to Helga Heinrich. He died on December 3, 2002 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.

12. Rudolf Schündler

Actor | Suspiria

Rudolf Schündler was born on April 17, 1906 in Leipzig, Germany as Rudolf Ernst Paul Schündler. He was an actor and director, known for Suspiria (1977), The Exorcist (1973) and Gruß und Kuß vom Tegernsee (1957). He was married to Christine Laszar. He died on December 12, 1988 in Munich,...

13. Lil Dagover

Actress | Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari

A prominent German film actress born on 30 September 1887 at Madiven, Java, the daughter of a forest ranger in the service of the Dutch authorities. Sent at the age of ten to Baden-Baden to study, she later entered the cinema thanks to her marriage in 1917 to the actor Fritz Dagover who was 25 ...

14. Hans Christian Blech

Actor | The Longest Day

Hans Christian Blech was born on February 20, 1915 in Darmstadt, Germany. He is known for his work on The Longest Day (1962), Battle of the Bulge (1965) and Wer zu spät kommt - Das Politbüro erlebt die deutsche Revolution (1990). He was married to Erni Wilhelmi. He died on March 5, 1993 ...

15. Horst Tappert

Actor | Derrick

Born on 26 May 1923 in Wuppertal, he served with the Nazi German Waffen-SS in World War II. After attending acting lessons at the theater in Stendal, where he also made his stage debut, he performed on several important stages in Germany, but became widely popular as cinema and television actor in ...

16. Fritz Kortner

Actor | Die Büchse der Pandora

Fritz Kortner was born on May 12, 1892 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary as Fritz Nathan Kohn. He was an actor and director, known for Pandora's Box (1929), The Hands of Orlac (1924) and Somewhere in the Night (1946). He was married to Johanna Hofer. He died on July 22, 1970 in Munich, Bavaria, West ...

17. Elisabeth Volkmann

Actress | Kein Pardon

Elisabeth Volkmann was born on March 16, 1936 in Essen, Germany. She was an actress, known for Kein Pardon (1993), Oh, diese Geister (1966) and Geierwally (1988). She was married to Eberhard Radisch and Walter Hass. She died on July 25, 2006 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.

18. Bernhard Wicki

Director | The Longest Day

Bernhard Wicki was born on October 28, 1919 in St. Pölten, Lower Austria, Austria. He was an actor and director, known for The Longest Day (1962), The Bridge (1959) and The Miracle of Father Malachia (1961). He was married to Elisabeth Endriss and Agnes Fink. He died on January 5, 2000 in Munich, ...

19. Dana Vávrová

Actress | Herbstmilch

Dana Vávrová was born on August 9, 1967 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. She was an actress and director, known for Autumn Milk (1989), The Last Train (2006) and Amadeus (1984). She was married to Joseph Vilsmaier. She died on February 5, 2009 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.

20. Renate Ewert

Actress | Mikosch, der Stolz der Kompanie

Born in Königsberg in 1935, Renate Ewert and her family had to leave their home and relocate to Hamburg during WWII. As she was determined to become an actress, she applied for the "Hamburger Kammerspiele" but was rejected. By doing synchronising jobs for foreign movies she finally got her first ...

21. Hannelore Schroth

Actress | Der Hauptmann von Köpenick

Hannelore Schroth was born on January 10, 1922 in Berlin, Germany as Hannelore Emilie Käte Grete Schroth. She was an actress, known for The Captain from Köpenick (1956), Emil i Lönneberga (1971) and New Mischief by Emil (1972). She was married to Peter Köster, Hans Hass and Carl Raddatz. ...

22. Werner Stocker

Actor | Die weiße Rose

Werner Stocker was born on 7 April 1955 in Flintsbach am Inn, Germany and studied acting at the Munich Acting School and the noted Otto Falckenberg School. After receiving the German Movie Award as Best Younger Actor in 1983, he starred in several critically acclaimed TV movies and feature films ...

23. Inge Birkmann

Actress | Der Kirschgarten

Inge Birkmann was born on August 24, 1915 in Bremen, Germany. She was an actress, known for Der Kirschgarten (1959), John Gabriel Borkman (1967) and Baumeister Solness (1966). She died on December 26, 2004 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.

24. Til Kiwe

Actor | The Great Escape

Til Kiwe did in real life what several actors played in The Great Escape. Kiwe was a German paratrooper officer, captured in North Africa in 1943, who made several escape attempts from an American POW camp in Colorado. Once, having dyed his uniform with brown vegetable juice, he made it as far as ...

25. Robert Graf

Actor | The Great Escape

Robert Graf was born on November 18, 1923 in Witten, Germany. He was an actor, known for The Great Escape (1963), Wir Wunderkinder (1958) and Jonas (1957). He was married to Selma Urfer. He died on February 4, 1966 in Munich, Bavaria, West Germany.

26. Michael Habeck

Actor | Der Name der Rose

Michael Habeck was born on April 23, 1944 in Grönenbach, Germany. He is known for his work on The Name of the Rose (1986), Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar (1999) and The Bourne Identity (1988). He died on February 4, 2011 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.

27. Ian MacNaughton

Director | Monty Python's Flying Circus

Ian MacNaughton was born on December 30, 1925 in Glasgow, Scotland as Edward Ian MacNaughton. He was a director and actor, known for Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969), And Now for Something Completely Different (1971) and Q6 (1969). He was married to Ike Ott and Rita Davies. He died on December ...

28. Eddi Arent

Actor | Der Schatz im Silbersee

Eccentric, self-deprecating comedian Eddi Arent first attracted attention in a series of quirky Edgar Wallace adaptations in the 1960's. For several years, he was Germany's idea of stereotypically blithering English lords (Die seltsame Gräfin (1961), as the aptly named Lord Selwyn Moron), ...

29. Otto Wernicke

Actor | M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder

Otto Wernicke was born on September 30, 1893 in Osterode am Harz, Germany. He was an actor and director, known for M (1931), The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933) and Titanic (1943). He died on November 7, 1965 in Munich, Bavaria, West Germany.

30. Amadeus August

Actor | Quentin Durward

Amadeus August was born on May 6, 1942 in Breslau, Silesia, Germany. He was an actor, known for Quentin Durward (1971), Bloody Friday (1972) and Where the Sky Begins (1980). He died on July 6, 1992 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.

31. Olga Tschechowa

Actress | Moulin Rouge

Olga Chekhova (also Olga Tschechova in German), one of the most popular stars of the silent film era, remained a mysterious person throughout her life and was accused of being a Russian agent in Nazi Germany.

She was born Olga Konstantinovna von Knipper on April 26, 1897, in Aleksandropol, ...

32. Constanze Engelbrecht

Actress | Le Comte de Monte Cristo

Constanze started into the movies at an early age: as the German voice of "Jeff" from "Lassie." After "Gymnasium" (high school) the daughter of actress Alice Franz studied singing at the Richard-Strauss-Konservatorium in Munich, Germany, at Guildhall School in London, GB, and at the Mozarteum in ...

33. Christine Buchegger

Actress | Aus dem Leben der Marionetten

Christine Buchegger was born on November 19, 1942 in Vienna, Austria. She was an actress, known for From the Life of the Marionettes (1980), The Salzburg Connection (1972) and Claus Graf Stauffenberg (1970). She was married to Christian Kohlund. She died on March 3, 2014 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.

34. Ruth Leuwerik

Actress | Die Trapp-Familie in Amerika

Often called the First Lady of German cinema, Ruth Leuwerik was at the peak of her popularity during the 1950's when partnered on screen by the leading male stars of the post-war era: Dieter Borsche, Hannes Messemer, Curd Jürgens and O.W. Fischer. She proved her range by alternating between ...

35. Helmut Dietl

Writer | Schtonk

Helmut Dietl was born on June 22, 1944 in Bad Wiessee, Bavaria, Germany. He was a writer and director, known for Schtonk (1992), Rossini (1997) and Monaco Franze - Der ewige Stenz (1983). He was married to Tamara Dietl, Barbara Valentin and Karin Dietl-Wichmann. He died on March 30, 2015 in Munich,...

36. Wera Frydtberg

Actress | Sechs Stunden Angst

Wera Frydtberg was born on August 11, 1926 in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany as Wera Friedberg. She was an actress, known for Sechs Stunden Angst (1964), Die feuerrote Baronesse (1959) and The Big Chance (1957). She was married to Otto Urbach. She died on June 16, 2008 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.

37. Franz Marischka

Director | Lass jucken Kumpel

Franz Marischka was born on July 2, 1918 in Unterach am Attersee, Upper Austria, Austria-Hungary as Franz Otto Felix Marischka. He was a director and writer, known for Lass jucken Kumpel (1972), Laß jucken Kumpel 2. Teil: Das Bullenkloster (1973) and Schlagerparade 1960 (1960). He was married...

38. Michael Hinz

Actor | Das Feuerschiff

Michael Hinz was born on December 28, 1939 in Berlin, Germany. He was an actor and writer, known for The Lightship (1963), Eichholz und Söhne (1977) and The Famous Five (1978). He was married to Viktoria Brams and Ingrid van Bergen. He died on November 6, 2008 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.

39. Robert Freitag

Actor | The Great Escape

Robert Freitag was born on April 7, 1916 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary as Robert Peter Freytag. He was an actor and director, known for The Great Escape (1963), Ein Monat auf dem Lande (1960) and Decision Before Dawn (1951). He was married to Maria Sebaldt and Maria Becker. He died on July 8, 2010 in ...

40. Luise Ullrich

Actress | Annelie

Louise Ullrich was born in Vienna, the daughter of a major in the Austro/Hungarian Army. She studied at the Kunstakademie, and, while still a teenager, was contracted for two years by the Wiener Volkstheater where she enjoyed her first success on the stage. In late 1932, Louise received an ...

41. Willy Schäfer

Actor | Derrick

Willy Schäfer was born on March 6, 1933 in Saarbrücken, Germany. He is known for his work on Derrick (1974), Kommissar Freytag (1963) and An französischen Kaminen (1962). He died on May 6, 2011 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.

42. Elma Karlowa

Actress | Der Bettelstudent

Elma Karlowa was born on March 12, 1932 in Zagreb, Yugoslavia as Selma-Karolina Karlowac. She was an actress, known for The Beggar Student (1956), Tatort (1970) and Holiday in St. Tropez (1964). She died on December 31, 1994 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.

43. Traudl Junge

Writer | Der Untergang

Traudl Junge was born on March 16, 1920 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany as Gertraud Humps. She is known for her work on Downfall (2004), The Last Ten Days (1955) and Blind Spot. Hitler's Secretary (2002). She was married to Hans Hermann Junge. She died on February 10, 2002 in Munich.

44. Siegfried Lowitz

Actor | Der Alte

Siegfried Lowitz was born on September 22, 1914 in Berlin, Germany as Siegfried Wodolowitz. He was an actor, known for The Old Fox (1977), Dr. M schlägt zu (1972) and Anna Maria - Eine Frau geht ihren Weg (1994). He was married to Marianne Probst and Elisabeth Felber. He died on June 27, 1999 ...

45. Edwin Noel

Actor | Die Buddenbrooks

Edwin Noel was born on July 11, 1944 in Rimpar, Germany. He was an actor, known for Die Buddenbrooks (1979), Große Freiheit (1996) and Blankenese (1994). He was married to Barbara Hasselbach. He died on June 27, 2004 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.

46. Harald Leipnitz

Actor | Sperrbezirk

Harald Leipnitz was born on April 22, 1926 in Wuppertal, Germany. He was an actor and director, known for Sperrbezirk (1966), Die endlose Nacht (1963) and Susanne, die Wirtin von der Lahn (1967). He was married to Walburga Dohle. He died on November 21, 2000 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.

47. Thomas Holtzmann

Actor | Qui êtes-vous, Monsieur Sorge?

Thomas Holtzmann was born on April 1, 1927 in Munich, Germany. He is known for his work on Qui êtes-vous, Monsieur Sorge? (1961), Michael Kohlhaas - Der Rebell (1969) and Funeral in Berlin (1966). He was married to Gustl Halenke. He died on January 4, 2013 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.

48. Walter Buschhoff

Actor | Forsthaus Falkenau

Walter Buschhoff was born on July 8, 1923 in Worms, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. He was an actor, known for Forsthaus Falkenau (1989), Scarabea - wieviel Erde braucht der Mensch? (1969) and Die endlose Nacht (1963). He was married to Maria Körber. He died on December 7, 2010 in Munich, Bavaria, ...

49. Hans Brenner

Actor | Todesspiel

Hans Brenner was born on November 25, 1938 in Innsbruck, Austria as Johann Brenner. He was an actor and editor, known for Todesspiel (1997), Mathias Kneissl (1971) and Die Hausmeisterin (1987). He was married to Susanne Kappeler. He died on September 4, 1998 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.

50. Mady Rahl

Actress | Liebesgrüße aus Tirol

Beautiful, smoky-voiced platinum blonde Mady Rahl was the 'Sportsmädel' of the German cinema in the 1930's and 40's. During the war years, she was touted in Nazi propaganda as an ideal of Germanic femininity. Her association with members of the regime, including the ever roving-eyed Joseph Goebbels,...


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