Birth Place Matching "Geneva, Switzerland" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Kat Graham

Actress | How It Ends

Kat Graham is a music artist, actress and producer, known for her starring role on the hit TV show The Vampire Diaries (2009).

Graham was born Katerina Alexandre Hartford Graham in Geneva, Switzerland, and speaks four languages - English, Spanish, French, and Hebrew. Her father, Joseph, is a ...

2. Kate Burton

Actress | Big Trouble in Little China

Kate Burton earned her bachelor's degree in Russian studies and European history at Brown University in Rhode Island; she was also on the board of Production Workshop, one of the University's student theater groups. She furthered her education by studying at Yale University School of Drama, she ...

3. Edoardo Ponti

Director | Between Strangers

Edoardo Ponti was born on January 6, 1973 in Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland. He is a director and writer, known for Between Strangers (2002), Voce umana (2014) and Il turno di notte lo fanno le stelle (2012). He has been married to Sasha Alexander since August 11, 2007. They have two children.

4. Sonja Kinski

Actress | Diamond on Vinyl

Sonja Kinski is a model and actress of American nationality. She is the daughter of actress Nastassja Kinski and producer Ibrahim Moussa, and granddaughter of actor Klaus Kinski.

Kinski was born in Geneva, Switzerland, on March 2, 1986.

Her film debut was All God's Children Can Dance (2008). She also...

5. Samuel Labarthe

Actor | Le divorce

Samuel Labarthe was born on May 16, 1962 in Geneva, Switzerland. He is an actor, known for Le divorce (2003), Les petits meurtres d'Agatha Christie (2009) and Love in a Cold Climate (2001).

6. Michel Simon

Actor | Le quai des brumes

The son of a sausage-maker, Michel Simon was conscripted into the Swiss Army at the start of World War I, but was thrown out through a combination of tuberculosis and general insubordination. He was variously a boxer, photographer, general handyman and right-wing anarchist, finally becoming a stage...

7. Martin Gero

Producer | Blindspot

Martin Gero was born on July 6, 1977 in Geneva, Switzerland as Martin Quinn Gero. He is a producer and writer, known for Blindspot (2015), The L.A. Complex (2012) and Stargate: Atlantis (2004).

8. Stephanie Morgenstern

Actress | Flashpoint

Stephanie Morgenstern's award-winning career spans many disciplines: beginning as an actor, she branched out into filmmaking, screenwriting, directing and showrunning. She was designated "National Indie Treasure" by Toronto's Eye Magazine, profiled in Voir magazine as New Face to Watch, and ...

9. Kerim Troeller

Actor | 13 Hours

Classically trained at LAMDA - The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art; Swedish actor, director, and poet, Kerim Troeller's rise to success is an inspiring and humbling story. He built himself up from being homeless, broke, working countless jobs around the world, to writing, producing, ...

10. Thomas Jouannet

Actor | Mes chers disparus!

Thomas Jouannet was born on September 30, 1970 in Geneva, Switzerland. He is an actor and producer, known for Mes chers disparus! (2014), L'été rouge (2002) and Les Cordier, juge et flic (1992). He has been married to Armelle Deutsch since June 26, 2010. They have two children.

11. Raphael Baunaquis

Producer | Jack n the Hood

Raphael became passionate about acting and movies at a very young age. It was in the 1980s that he discovered all the happiness and deep emotions that films could create. He grew up watching a lot of French movies starring actors like Jean-Paul Belmondo, Louis de Funès and Bourvil, among others but...

12. Tonray Ho

Actress | Stranger Than Fiction

Tonray Ho was born on May 18, 1966 in Geneva, Switzerland as Anita Tonray Ho. She is an actress, known for Stranger Than Fiction (2006), My Best Friend's Wedding (1997) and Chicago Fire (2012).

13. Julie Ordon

Actress | Henry's Crime

Julie Ordon was born on June 27, 1984 in Geneva, Switzerland. She is an actress, known for Henry's Crime (2010), Flashbacks of a Fool (2008) and No Limit (2012).

14. Jean-Luc Bideau

Actor | Le violon rouge

Jean-Luc Bideau was born on October 1, 1940 in Geneva, Switzerland. He is an actor, known for The Red Violin (1998), La piovra 4 (1989) and Mon frère se marie (2006).

15. Sarah Lahbati

Actress | Kokak

Sarah Lahbati was born on October 9, 1993 in Geneva, Switzerland as Sarah Lahbati Alzol. She is an actress, known for Kokak (2011), Kamandag ng droga (2017) and Ikaw lang ang mamahalin (2011).

16. Aymeric Nicolet

Director | Reading Gaol

Aymeric Nicolet is a Swiss filmmaker born and raised in Geneva. One of the founders and directors of local production company NovaLux Production, he is now based in England after moving to Leeds to study at the Northern Film School. He is currently in post-production of his short film about Oscar ...

17. Catherine Delaloye

Writer | The Dollmaker

Catherine Delaloye was born on November 22, 1987 in Geneva, Switzerland as Catherine Nathalie Delaloye. She is an actress and writer, known for The Dollmaker, From the Heart (2018) and Svengali (2013).

18. Alain Tanner

Director | Le retour d'Afrique

Alain Tanner was born on December 6, 1929 in Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland. He is a director and writer, known for Le retour d'Afrique (1973), In the White City (1983) and The Salamander (1971). He has been married to Janine Giudici since 1964.

19. Sacha Pitoëff

Actor | Inferno

Sacha Pitoëff was born on March 11, 1920 in Geneva, Switzerland. He was an actor and director, known for Inferno (1980), Last Year at Marienbad (1961) and Le capitaine Fracasse (1961). He was married to Luce Garcia-Ville. He died on July 21, 1990 in Paris, France.

20. Dominique Reymond

Actress | Y'aura t'il de la neige à Noël?

Dominique Reymond was born on February 12, 1957 in Geneva, Switzerland. She is an actress, known for Y'aura t'il de la neige à Noël? (1996), Marie Curie, une femme sur le front (2014) and Double Lover (2017).

22. Claude Goretta

Director | L'invitation

Claude Goretta was born on June 23, 1929 in Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland. He is a director and writer, known for L'invitation (1973), The Lacemaker (1977) and La provinciale (1981).

23. Ben Hibon

Animation Department | Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Ben Hibon was born in Geneva, Switzerland where he completed studies in Fine Art. He moved to London in 1996 to study Graphic Design at the Central Saint Matins College of Art and Design, followed by a Masters Degree at the same school.

In 2005 Ben created in-game sequences for Killer7, Capcom's ...

24. Patricia Fugger

Actress | The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter

Patricia Fugger was born on August 3, 1961 in Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland as Patricia Gräfin Fugger von Babenhausen. She was an actress, known for The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter (1990), Go Trabi Go (1991) and Derrick (1974). She was married to Alexander Held. She died in May 2014.

26. Clotilde Joano

Actress | Les bonnes femmes

Clotilde Joano was born on January 3, 1932 in Geneva, Switzerland as Clotilde Rabinovitch. She was an actress, known for Les Bonnes Femmes (1960), Le théâtre de la jeunesse (1960) and Le dernier matin de Percy Shelley (1965). She was married to François Martin. She died on March 23, ...

27. Vladimír Polívka

Actor | Hastrman

Vladimír Polívka was born on July 5, 1989 in Geneva, Switzerland. He is an actor, known for Hastrman (2018), Do vetru (2018) and Místa (2014).

28. Nicolas Wadimoff

Director | Clandestins

Born 1964 in Geneva. Nicolas Wadimoff has directed both fictions and documentaries, among them the multi awarded "Clandestins" (1997). His latest films "Jean Ziegler, the Optimism of Willpower" (2016), "Spartiates" (2014), "Operation Libertad" (2012) and "Aisheen, still alive in Gaza" (2010) have ...

29. Jean Mohr

Writer | A Fortunate Man

Jean Mohr was born on September 13, 1925 in Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland. He is known for his work on A Fortunate Man (1972), Play Me Something (1989) and Another Way of Telling (1989). He was married to Simone Turrenttini. He died on November 3, 2018 in Geneva.

30. Thierry van Werveke

Actor | Knockin' on Heaven's Door

Thierry van Werveke was born on October 23, 1958 in Geneva, Switzerland. He was an actor, known for Knockin' on Heaven's Door (1997), Eine andere Liga (2005) and La revanche (2004). He was married to Danielle Meneghetti. He died on January 12, 2009 in Luxembourg.

31. Kristofer Dayne

Rush

Kristofer Dayne Penseyres, Film Producer, Great Dayne Entertainment and CMO (acting), Twenty-First Luxury Holdings, SA Kristofer Dayne Penseyres created his film production company in 2011, Great Dayne Entertainment, after graduating from Stella Adler Academy of Actors in Los Angeles. In early 2012...

33. Bernard Haller

Actor | Les quatre Charlots mousquetaires

Bernard Haller was born on December 5, 1933 in Geneva, Switzerland. He was an actor and writer, known for Les quatre Charlots mousquetaires (1974), Le braconnier de Dieu (1983) and Les Charlots en folie: À nous quatre Cardinal! (1974). He died on April 24, 2009 in Genève, Switzerland.

34. Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Soundtrack | The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

Rousseau lived for 30 years with an uneducated seamstress named Thérèse Lavasseur, whom he met in 1745. They had five children, all of whom Rousseau had sent to foundling homes in infancy. Conditions being very poor at orphanages in the 18th century, it is unlikely any of them survived. Late in ...

35. Sebastian Marka

Editor | Interview

Sebastian Marka was born in 1978 in Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland. He is an editor and director, known for Interview (2011), Arne Friedman (2004) and Tatort (1970).

36. Nicolas Petsilas

Camera Department | Neutre

Son of internationally-renowned singer Nana Mouskouri and her husband George Petsilas.

37. Nelly Borgeaud

Actress | La sirène du Mississipi

Nelly Borgeaud was born on November 29, 1931 in Geneva, Switzerland. She was an actress, known for Mississippi Mermaid (1969), The Man Who Loved Women (1977) and Tumultes (1990). She was married to Yves Vincent. She died on July 14, 2004 in Bénévent-l'Abbaye, Creuse, France.

38. Ivan Sadik

Producer | Le chant de la Noria

In Paris, 1993, Ivan Sadik founded his first production company "Comupage Production" to produce the short film, Le repas (1993) (The meal), by Jon Carnoy. In 1995, he left the company to work as a freelance line producer. In 1998, he worked in Duran Duboi Group as a permanent line producer for ...

39. Alexandre Bilardo

Producer | Hyper

Alexandre Bilardo was born on April 1, 1979 in Geneva, Switzerland. He is a producer and director, known for Hyper (2016), L'âme de l'acier (2011) and The Irish Fisherman (2006).

40. Natacha Koutchoumov

Actress | Garçon stupide

Natacha Koutchoumov was born in 1975 in Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland. She is an actress, known for Garçon stupide (2004), Un autre homme (2008) and Pas de panique (2006).

41. Pierre D'oncieu

Visual Effects | Blade Runner 2049

Pierre D'oncieu is an Italian writer, director and digital compositor. Raised in Rome he starts his career by working in a service for Italian broadcaster Mediaset while releasing his first short film Fine del Mondo (2013). After a brief stint as an Assistant Producer and 1st AD he moves into VFX ...

42. Louis Mouchet

Director | François Simon: La présence

Louis Mouchet was born in 1957 in Geneva, Switzerland. He is a director and writer, known for François Simon: La présence (1986), Santa Shakti (2017) and Adolphe Appia Visionary of Invisible (1988).

43. Stash Klossowski

Actor | Shining Blood

Stash Klossowski was born in October 1942 in Petit-Saconnex, now Geneva, Switzerland as Prince Stanislaus Klossowski. He is an actor and writer, known for Shining Blood (1992), La jeune fille assassinée (1974) and Le dolci signore (1968).

44. Roberto Risso

Actor | Zorro e i tre moschettieri

Roberto Risso was born on November 22, 1925 in Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland as Pietro Roberto Strub. He was an actor, known for Zorro and the Three Musketeers (1963), D'Artagnan contro i 3 moschettieri (1963) and Bread, Love and Dreams (1953). He was married to Mimma Ciurlo. He died on November 16, ...

45. Jean Aymé

Actor | Les vampires

Jean Aymé was born on April 25, 1876 in Geneva, Switzerland as John Louis Melliard. He was an actor and director, known for Les vampires (1915), Le mystère des roches de Kador (1912) and Blessée au coeur (1917). He died on January 17, 1963 in Paris, France.

47. François Simon

Actor | Alzire oder der neue Kontinent

François Simon was born on August 16, 1917 in Geneva, Switzerland. He was an actor, known for Alzire oder der neue Kontinent (1978), The Roads of Exile (1978) and Histoire du soldat (1972). He died on October 5, 1982 in Geneva.

48. Philippe Audi-Dor

Director | Wasp

Born in Switzerland, director/writer Philippe Audi-Dor's passion for movies led him to the UK where he attended both the University of Nottingham and Drama Centre London (Central Saint Martins). He recently completed his debut feature 'Wasp', and is currently developing his second movie (2015). In ...

49. Alice Reichen

Actress | Les cent livres des hommes

Alice Reichen was born on January 3, 1895 in Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland. She was an actress, known for Les cent livres des hommes (1969), Police Python 357 (1976) and Docteur Françoise Gailland (1976). She died on June 7, 1976 in Limeil-Brevannes, Val-de-Marne, Île-de-France, France.

50. Vico Torriani

Actor | Muss i denn zum Städtele hinaus

Vico Torriani was born on September 21, 1920 in Geneva, Switzerland as Ludovico Oxens Torriani. He was an actor, known for Muss i denn zum Städtele hinaus (1962), Siebenmal in der Woche (1957) and Im Labyrinth des Schweigens (2014). He was married to Evelyne Güntert. He died on February 25, ...


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