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


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1. Bruno Ganz

Actor | Der Untergang

Bruno Ganz debuted at the theatre in 1961 and gained there a good reputation as a solid, young actor. In 1970 he founded with Peter Stein the theatre company "Schaubuehne" of Berlin. His debut at the movies was early and unsuccessful during the decade of 1960. His talent as a reflexive actor with ...

2. Sofia Milos

Actress | CSI: Miami

Sofia Milos has over 237hrs of television on the air, as well as on film. starred opposite David Caruso on the international hit show CSI: Miami as, Yelina Salas,sister-in-law and impossible love of Horatio Caine, from season 1 to season 8 (2003-2010).

Starred as Homeland Security Agent Bianca La ...

3. Panos Mouzourakis

Actor | Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Panos Mouzourakis is a professional singer and actor, born in Zurich, Switzerland, of Greek heritage.

In 2005 he participated in the theatrical play "Acharnis" directed by Dionisis Savopoulos, which toured around Greece, Cyprus, Vienna and the International Forum in Tokyo.

His first appearance in a ...

4. Sandra Hess

Actress | Mortal Kombat: Annihilation

Sandra Hess was born in Zurich, Switzerland. She began modeling and working on television commercials when she was just 15. After completing high school, she entered the University of Zurich to study law but quickly decided it wasn't the right direction for her. She came alone to the US to pursue ...

5. Jeannine Wacker

Actress | Singularity

Jeannine Wacker is Swiss by birth but as of November 2017 resides in Berlin. She is multi-lingual, speaking German, French and English. She has studied in several places including the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York which she attended under an international scholarship. She also ...

6. Julian Schaffner

Actor | Singularity

Julian Schaffner was born in Zurich, Switzerland to Janet Bako Schaffner and Beat Schaffner. He has one sibling, Jil Schaffner, who is older. His parents are both Swiss, although his mother has Iraqi-Assyrian roots. When Julian was six years old, his parents sent him to acting classes in Aventura ...

7. Jake Canuso

Actor | The Dark Knight Rises

Jake Canuso was born in 1970 in Zurich, Switzerland as Carmine Canuso. He is an actor, known for The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Flyboys (2006) and Nine (2009).

8. Anatole Taubman

Actor | Captain America: The First Avenger

Anatole Taubman was born in Zurich, Switzerland and is of Russian-Polish-Slovakian-Austrian-and-former-East-Prussian blood. In 1991 he made his baccalauréat at the renowned Gymnasium of the Benedictine boarding school of the monastery Einsiedeln and in 1994 he graduated from the reputable ...

9. Joel Basman

Actor | Wir sind jung. Wir sind stark.

Joel Basman was born on January 23, 1990 in Zürich, Switzerland. He is an actor, known for Wir sind jung. Wir sind stark. (2014), Under sandet (2015) and Hanna (2011).

10. Mario Adorf

Actor | Der große Bellheim

Mario Adorf, a tell-tale name indeed. Mario calls to mind the actor's Italian roots (his father was a Calabrian surgeon) whereas Adorf reveals his German origins (his mother was a radiologist from the German region Eifel). As for the full name Mario Adorf it echoes to perfection the international ...

11. Lia Beldam

Actress | The Shining

Lia Beldam was born in Zurich, Switzerland. She is an actress, known for The Shining (1980).

12. Oliver Tobias

Actor | King Arthur, the Young Warlord

A remote and rather prevailing sullenness has only enhanced the mystique and charisma found in dashingly handsome Oliver Tobias, who has enjoyed over a three decade-long career on stage, screen and TV. Born Oliver Tobias Freitag in Zurich, Switzerland on August 6, 1947, he was the son of Swiss ...

13. Lisa Brühlmann

Director | Blue My Mind

Lisa Brühlmann was born in 1981 in Zürich, Switzerland. She is an actress and director, known for Blue My Mind (2017), Hylas und die Nymphen (2013) and Goliath (2017).

14. Pasquale Aleardi

Actor | Resident Evil

Pasquale Aleardi was born in 1971 in Switzerland. After graduating high school he studied at the Zurich University of the Arts between 1992 and 1995. During that time he was cast for his first lead in the feature film "Jazz" (1993, directed by Daniel Helfer). Since 1995 Pasquale Aleardi has been ...

15. Melanie Winiger

Actress | Achtung, fertig, Charlie!

For her first role in the motion picture "Achtung fertig Charlie!" (Director: Mike Eschmann) in 2003 Melanie Winiger reaped a great deal of credit. With more than 550'000 tickets sold, this comedy remains one of the most successful motion pictures in Switzerland. After that she settled in Los ...

16. Filip Zumbrunn

Cinematographer | Strähl

17. Aspen Brooks

Actress | TS Babysitters

Aspen Brooks was born on August 19, 1997 in Zurich, Switzerland. She is an actress.

18. Suneil Anand

Actor | Master

Suneil was born on June 30th 1956 in the Bombay-based Punjabi-speaking family of Dev and Mona Anand. His father is the legendary 'evergreen' Dev Anand, and his actress mom's screen name was Kalpana Kartik. He is nephew to Vijay and Chetan Anand. He has three cousins named Shekhar, Neelu, and Aruna ...

19. Jarreth J. Merz

Actor | Titans

Jarreth J. Merz was born on May 1, 1970 in Zurich, Switzerland. He is an actor and director, known for Titans (2018), Six (2017) and The Passion of the Christ (2004).

20. Remo Vinzens

Actor | Senior Torres

Remo was born in East Switzerland on December 22, 1975. At the age of 20 he began studying acting in Cologne and Zurich. During four years of training Remo confronted himself with all different kinds of acting techniques. Every single one had its benefit and Remo tried to combine all of them at his...

21. Philippe Reinhardt

Actor | Zhenikh

Philippe Reinhardt discovered his love for performing at an early age, acting in school plays at the age of eight and quickly graduating to short-films and life performances. After training as a professional actor in Hamburg and Munich, he quickly caught the attention of Swiss and German filmmakers...

22. Urs Althaus

Actor | Der Name der Rose

Actor, writer Urs Althaus wrote his biography "Ich der Neger in 2009 and it became a Bestseller in Switzerland. Urs wanted to become a professional soccer player and played professionaly with F.C.Z until an accident and eventually, the cruel verdict: Urs Althaus, forget a career as a professional ...

23. Yannis Tsimitselis

Actor | Loufa kai parallagi: Seirines sto Aigaio

Yannis Tsimitselis was born on July 27, 1981 in Zürich, Switzerland. He is an actor, known for Loufa kai parallagi: Seirines sto Aigaio (2005), Eho ena mystiko... (2008) and O Ilias tou 16ou (2008). He has been married to Vaso Laskaraki since October 24, 2013. They have one child.

24. Philipp von Schulthess

Actor | Valkyrie

Philipp von Schulthess was born on March 23, 1973 in Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland. He is an actor, known for Valkyrie (2008), Ein Fall für zwei (1981) and Der Kriminalist (2006).

25. Markus Imhoof

Writer | Das Boot ist voll

Has given lectures at the Film and TV Academy in Berlin

26. Ueli Steiger

Cinematographer | The Day After Tomorrow

Ueli Steiger was born in Switzerland and attended the University in Zurich where he pursued English literature, linguistics and art history. After the Universitiy he turned to cinematography and studied that craft at the London International Film School.

27. Evelyne Kraft

Actress | Tegeran-43

Strikingly lovely, sexy, and shapely Swiss blonde bombshell Evelyne Kraft was born on September 22, 1951 in Switzerland. The statuesque stunner made her film debut as Eleonora in the enjoyable Italian giallo "The French Sex Murders." Evelyne achieved her greatest enduring cult cinema popularity ...

28. Roeland Wiesnekker

Actor | Blackout - Die Erinnerung ist tödlich

Roeland Wiesnekker was born on November 25, 1967 in Zürich, Switzerland. He is an actor, known for Blackout - Die Erinnerung ist tödlich (2006), Strähl (2004) and Der Fürsorger (2009).

29. Deborah Meister

Actress | Pure Genius

Deborah Meister was born in 1990 in Zurich, Switzerland. She is an actress and writer, known for Pure Genius (2016), The Middle (2009) and The Orville (2017).

30. Claudia Jurt

Actress | House at the End of the Street

Claudia Jurt was born on December 12, 1977 in Zürich, Switzerland. She is known for her work on House at the End of the Street (2012), Clown (2014) and Jesus Christ Vampire Hunter (2001).

31. Raoul Meyer

Self | La talpa

Raoul Meyer Ortolani has been married to Brigitte Nielsen from 1993 to date. He has two sons with her, Douglas (b. 1993) and Raoul jr. Ayrton (b. 1995) in memory of his friend Ayrton Senna. He works for a Big Society in Switzerland where he lives with his family. Meyer his also a great sportsman, ...

32. Mona Petri

Actress | Tiere

Mona Petri was born on December 16, 1976 in Zürich, Switzerland. She is an actress and writer, known for Tiere (2017), Hello Goodbye (2007) and Füür oder Flamme (2002). She is married to Jannek Petri. They have one child.

33. Dominik Scherrer

Composer | Hell for Leather

Dominik Scherrer was born in 1967 in Zurich, Switzerland. He is known for his work on Hell for Leather (1998), Ripper Street (2012) and Agatha Christie's Marple (2004).

34. Robert Frank

Director | Me and My Brother

Robert Frank was born on November 9, 1924 in Zurich, Switzerland. He is a director and cinematographer, known for Me and My Brother (1969), Candy Mountain (1987) and The Present (1996).

35. Peter Luisi

Producer | Verflixt verliebt

During 1996-1998 he studied at the University of California-Santa Cruz, where he received his degree in film production with honors.

36. Eric Kress

Cinematographer | Män som hatar kvinnor

Eric Kress was born on March 25, 1962 in Zurich, Switzerland. He is known for his work on The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009), Blinkende lygter (2000) and Colossal (2016).

37. Pinkas Braun

Actor | Les brigades du Tigre

This lean, incisive, basso-voiced Swiss actor with the unsettling mephistophelean countenance was the son of a Galician-Jewish merchant. Pinkas Braun began his chosen vocation at the age of eighteen as an extra with the Zürcher Schauspielhaus (embracing what he considered the 'order and discipline'...

38. Nikolaus Paryla

Actor | Lena Rais

Nikolaus Paryla was born on November 19, 1939 in Zurich, Switzerland. He is an actor, known for Lena Rais (1979), Kehraus (1983) and Germanikus (2004). He is married to Undine Brixner. He was previously married to Mona Seefried.

39. Thomas Hardmeier

Cinematographer | The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet

Thomas was born in Zurich, Switzerland. From 1986 until 1994, he worked as a First Assistant Camera. Since 1994 he has worked as a cinematographer mostly in France and internationally, in dramas and in commercials. Since 2006 he has been a member of AFC (French Society of Cinematographers). He ...

40. Jeannine Burch

Actress | Verbotene Liebe

Jeannine Burch was born on January 19, 1968 in Zürich, Switzerland. She is an actress, known for Verbotene Liebe (1995), Neuner (1990) and Bei mir liegen Sie richtig (1990). She has been married to René Heinersdorff since June 30, 2000. They have one child.

41. Christian Keller

Director | Gloria

Christian Keller was born on February 6, 1986 in Zurich, Switzerland as Christian Urs Keller. He is a director and producer, known for Gloria (2014).

42. Martin Tillman

Music Department | X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Swiss composer and world renowned cellist has established himself in the motion picture and recording world as one of the most sought after talents of experimental acoustic and electric cello. He has created a revolutionary sound of his own by extending the traditional boundaries of the cello. ...

43. Theresa Alexandria

Actress | Hell Ride

Theresa Alexandria was born in Zurich, Switzerland as Theresa Ava Alexandria. She is a producer and actress, known for Hell Ride (2008), Nash Bridges (1996) and IMDb LIVE Viewing Party (2017).

44. Alain de Botton

Writer | My Last Five Girlfriends

Alain de Botton was born on 20 December 1969 in Zurich, Switzerland. He is the only son of Gilbert de Botton and Jacqueline Burgauer. He has one sister named Miel. Alain spent his childhood in Switzerland, where he learned to speak French and German. In 1981, Alain and his family moved to London, ...

45. Florian Froschmayer

Director | Verliebt in Amsterdam

"Faster. Louder. Younger," marveled the Swiss newspaper "Blick" in 1999 about Florian Froschmayers directorial debut "Exklusiv". At the time the movie accomplished the seemingly impossible - a Swiss film became a box office smash. Realized without any public funds, just with the director's ...

46. Michael Laird

Actor | Night Gallery

Michael Laird was born in 1962 in Zurich, Switzerland. He is an actor, known for Night Gallery (1969), The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (1969) and The Psychiatrist (1970).

47. Peter Hottinger

Actor | The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Peter Hottinger was born on April 30, 1969 in Zurich, Switzerland. He is an actor, known for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011), Full Moon (1998) and Will You Marry Us? (2009).

48. Celeste Buckingham

Actress | Bajkeri

Celeste Buckingham was born on May 3, 1995 in Zürich, Switzerland as Celeste Rizvana Buckingham. She is an actress, known for Bajkeri (2017), The Parliament of Souls: Various Artists (2016) and Láska na vlásku (2014).

49. Oliver Rihs

Director | Schwarze Schafe

Oliver Rihs was born in 1971 in Zurich, Switzerland. He is a director and writer, known for Schwarze Schafe (2006), Brombeerchen (2002) and Dating Lanzelot (2011).

50. Martin Walz

Director | Die Wette

Martin Walz was born on July 6, 1964 in Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland. He is a director and writer, known for Die Wette (1990), Killer Condom (1996) and Liebe Lügen (1997).


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