Birth Place Matching "Düsseldorf, Germany" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actress | American Hustle
Elisabeth Röhm was born in Düsseldorf, Germany, to American writer Lisa Loverde, and Eberhard Röhm, a German-born partner at the law firm of Duane Morris LLP New York. They relocated to New York City, near Elisabeth's first birthday. An equestrian enthusiast, Elisabeth began competing ...
2. Wim Wenders
Director | Der Himmel über Berlin
Wim Wenders is an Oscar-nominated German filmmaker who was born Ernst Wilhelm Wenders on August 14, 1945 in Düsseldorf, which then was located in the British Occupation Zone of what became the Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Federal Republic of Germany, known colloquially as West Germany until ...
Actress | Love Actually
Born on 13 August 1971 in Düsseldorf, Germany, as the daughter of former German national ice hockey keeper Rainer Makatsch. After studying politics and sociology at the University of Düsseldorf for two years and an apprenticeship as dressmaker, she was hired by newborn TV music channel VIVA in 1993...
Actor | The 'Burbs
Brother Theodore was born on November 11, 1906 in Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany as Theodore Gottlieb. He was an actor and writer, known for The 'Burbs (1989), Nocturna (1979) and The Last Unicorn (1982). He died on April 5, 2001 in New York City, New York, USA.
5. Luise Rainer
Actress | The Great Ziegfeld
Luise Rainer, the first thespian to win back-to-back Oscars, was born on January 12, 1910 in Dusseldorf, Germany, into a prosperous Jewish family. Her parents were Emilie (Königsberger) and Heinrich Rainer, a businessman. She took to the stage, and plied her craft on the boards in Germany. As a ...
6. John Ericson
Actor | Bedknobs and Broomsticks
John Ericson was born on September 25, 1926 in Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany as Joseph Meibes. He is an actor, known for Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971), Bad Day at Black Rock (1955) and Forty Guns (1957). He has been married to Karen Ericson since 1974. He was previously married to ...
10. Patrick Mölleken
Actor | Rommel
Patrick Mölleken, born on the 27th September 1993 near Düsseldorf, is a German actor, dubber and voice-over artist on radio dramas as well as on audio books.
First stage experience he gained was at the age of five at piano concerts and gala events. At age ten he received his first role on TV with "...
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.
15. Junes Zahdi
Actor | Cul-de-Sac
Born and raised in Dusseldorf Germany by parents of Spanish Moroccan descent, Junes Zahdi moved to New York City in 2003 to undergo training in a two year master's class in a method acting conservatory. Upon completing his training, Junes was immediately cast as the lead in the film "The Man Who ...
16. Angela Baron
Actress | For Your Lips Only
Angela Baron is a Teutonic blonde sexual powerhouse who was one of the first women to make the leap from European porn to Stateside hardcore. She's a tight-bodied lust bunny who hails originally from Dusseldorf, Germany, and has the accent to prove it. Angela started in the business with nicely ...
19. Gustaf Gründgens
Gustaf Gründgens was born on December 22, 1899 in Düsseldorf, Germany as Gustav Heinrich Arnold Gründgens. He was an actor and director, known for M (1931), Faust (1960) and Friedemann Bach (1941). He was married to Marianne Hoppe and Erika Mann. He died on October 7, 1963 in Manila, Philippines.
20. Sonny Grosso
Producer | Night Heat
Sonny Grosso was a New York City police officer when his experiences with his partner Eddie Egan during the early 60s became the basis of the film The French Connection (1971). Grosso had a bit part in the film while Egan had a more substantial role. Grosso later appeared in two more feature films, ...
Actor | Theo gegen den Rest der Welt
Marius Müller-Westernhagen was born on December 6, 1948 in Düsseldorf, Germany. He is an actor, known for Theo gegen den Rest der Welt (1980), Bang Boom Bang - Ein todsicheres Ding (1999) and Verlorenes Leben (1976). He was previously married to Romney Williams.
28. Doro Pesch
Actress | Anuk 2: The Fire Mountain
Doro Pesch is a female vocalist, formerly of the German band Warlock and one of the few female singers of the 1980s Heavy Metal scene, which was primarily a male-dominated genre of music.
After Warlock underwent many personnel changes, Pesch was the only remaining original member of the band. After ...
34. Helmut Käutner
Director | Der Hauptmann von Köpenick
Helmut Käutner was born on March 25, 1908 in Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany as Paul Günther Helmut Käutner. He was a director and writer, known for The Captain from Köpenick (1956), Die letzte Brücke (1954) and The Rest Is Silence (1959). He was married to Erica Balqué. He ...
Actress | Verbotene Liebe
Kerstin Landsmann was born on May 21, 1977 in Düsseldorf, Germany. She is known for her work on Verbotene Liebe (1995), Agnes and His Brothers (2004) and SOKO Köln (2003). She has been married to Dietmar Löffler since September 5, 2004. They have one child.
Actress | SOKO Stuttgart
Astrid M. Fünderich was born on September 27, 1963 in Düsseldorf, Germany as Astrid Margarethe Fünderich. She is an actress, known for SOKO Stuttgart (2009), Die Cleveren (1998) and Die Gang (1997). She has been married to Mark Horyna since 1997. They have one child.
40. Kai Ivo Baulitz
Actor | Das Leben der Anderen
Kai Ivo Baulitz was born on August 18, 1971 in Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany. He is an actor and writer, known for The Lives of Others (2006), Freunde für immer - Das Leben ist rund (2006) and Plötzlich Papa - Einspruch abgelehnt! (2008). He is married to Elisabeth ...
41. Norman Wooland
Actor | Ivanhoe
A classical stage actor who enjoyed modest film stardom in the late 1940s and 1950s, the good-looking, somewhat unassuming British actor Norman Wooland also worked extensively on radio and television in a career that spanned six decades. Born to British parents in Dusseldorf, Germany on March 16, ...
46. Kerstin Gähte
Actress | Sturm der Liebe
Kerstin Gähte was born on September 22, 1958 in Düsseldorf, Germany as Kerstin Ulla Gähte. She was an actress, known for Sturm der Liebe (2005), Tatort (1970) and Kreuzfahrt ins Glück (2007). She was married to Lutz Reichert. She died on February 1, 2017 in Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, ...