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


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1. Jóhann Jóhannsson

Composer | Sicario

Jóhann Jóhannsson was born on September 19, 1969 in Reykjavík, Iceland. He was a composer, known for Sicario (2015), The Theory of Everything (2014) and Prisoners (2013). He died on February 9, 2018 in Berlin, Germany.

2. Horst Buchholz

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. Adolf Hitler

Writer | War Comes to America

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 ...

4. Anthony Mann

Director | El Cid

Anthony Mann was born on June 30, 1906 in San Diego, California, USA as Emil Anton Bundesmann. He was a director and writer, known for El Cid (1961), Men in War (1957) and The Glenn Miller Story (1954). He was married to Anna; 1 child Nicholas Anthony Mann, Sara Montiel and Mildred Mann. He died on...

5. Günter Meisner

Actor | Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

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), Tras el cristal (1986) and Ace of Aces (1982). He was married to Gisela Albrecht Meisner. He died on December 5, 1994 in Berlin, Germany.

6. Hildegard Knef

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 ...

7. Eva Renzi

Actress | Funeral in Berlin

Eva Renzi was born on November 3, 1944 in Berlin, Germany as Evelyn Renziehausen. She was an actress and director, known for Funeral in Berlin (1966), The Pink Jungle (1968) and The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970). She was married to Paul Hubschmid. She died on August 16, 2005 in Berlin.

8. Michael Ballhaus

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 ...

9. Susanne Lothar

Actress | Funny Games

Susanne Lothar was born on November 15, 1960 in Hamburg, Germany. She was an actress, known for Funny Games (1997), The White Ribbon (2009) and The Reader (2008). She was married to Ulrich Mühe. She died on July 21, 2012 in Berlin, Germany.

10. 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), Rittmeister Wronski (1954) and The Blue Swords (1949). She was married to Max Nosseck. She died on December 21, 1969 in West Berlin, West ...

11. 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 ...

12. Bruno S.

Actor | Jeder für sich und Gott gegen alle

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 ...

13. Günther Kaufmann

Actor | Ludwig - Requiem für einen jungfräulichen König

Günther Kaufmann was born on June 16, 1947 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. He was an actor, known for Ludwig - Requiem for a Virgin King (1972), Wickie und die starken Männer (2009) and Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980). He was married to Patrizia, Alexandra von Herrendorf and Gabriele. He died on May...

14. 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.

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15. 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), Dies rigorose Leben (1983) and Devil's Paradise (1987). He was married to Vera Tschechowa. He died on January 24, 2012 in Berlin, Germany.

16. 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. Gustav von Wangenheim

Actor | Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens

Gustav von Wangenheim was born on February 18, 1895 in Wiesbaden, Hesse, Germany as Ingo Clemens Gustav Adolf Freiherr von Wangenheim. He was an actor and director, known for Nosferatu (1922), Woman in the Moon (1929) and Der Auftrag Höglers (1950). He was married to Inge von Wangenheim. He ...

18. Curt Bois

Actor | Der Himmel über Berlin

Curt Bois was born on April 5, 1901 in Berlin, Germany. He was an actor and director, known for Wings of Desire (1987), Casablanca (1942) and Fortunes of Captain Blood (1950). He was married to Dagmar and Hedy Ury. He died on December 25, 1991 in Berlin.

19. Otto Sander

Actor | Der Himmel über Berlin

Otto Sander was born on June 30, 1941 in Hanover, Germany. He was an actor and director, known for Wings of Desire (1987), Das Boot (1981) and Faraway, So Close! (1993). He was married to Monika Hansen. He died on September 12, 2013 in Berlin, Germany.

20. 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 ...

21. Eva Braun

Camera Department | Hitler - Eine Karriere

Eva Braun was born on February 6, 1912 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany as Eva Anna Paula Braun. She is known for her work on Hitler: A career (1977), History (2000) and 1945: 12 Städte, 12 Schicksale (2015). She was married to Adolf Hitler. She died on April 30, 1945 in Berlin, Germany.

22. 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 ...

23. 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 ...

24. O.E. Hasse

Actor | I Confess

O.E. Hasse was born on July 11, 1903 in Obersitzko, Prussia, Germany as Otto Eduard Hasse. He was an actor and writer, known for I Confess (1953), Deadly Decision (1954) and The Adventures of Arsène Lupin (1957). He died on September 11, 1978 in West Berlin, West Germany.

25. Reinhard Kolldehoff

Actor | La caduta degli dei (Götterdämmerung)

Reinhard Kolldehoff was born on April 29, 1914 in Berlin, Germany. He was an actor, known for The Damned (1969), The Winds of War (1983) and Soldier of Orange (1977). He was married to Helma. He died on November 18, 1995 in Berlin.

26. Joachim Hansen

Actor | The Winds of War

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) ...

27. 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 (1973), Mother Küsters Goes to Heaven (1975) and Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980). She was married to Frank Guerente, Horst Fabian, Paul Cornelius, Reinhold Tabatt and Peter Schütte....

28. Ernst Ziegler

Actor | Something for Everyone

Ernst Ziegler was born on April 16, 1894 in Weilerbach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany as Ernest Aldoff. He was an actor, known for Something for Everyone (1970), The Naked Countess (1971) and Sensational Janine (1970). He died on April 11, 1974 in Berlin, Germany.

29. Andreas Schmidt

Actor | Pigs Will Fly

Andreas Schmidt was born on November 23, 1963 in Heggen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany as Andreas M. Schmidt. He was an actor and writer, known for Pigs Will Fly (2002), Plus-minus null (1998) and Fleisch ist mein Gemüse (2008). He was married to Jennifer. He died on September 28, 2017 in ...

30. Herbert Selpin

Director | Trenck, der Pandur

Dissatisfied with the scenario of the film Titanic (1943), Selpin openly critised its writer Walter Zerlett-Olfenius and the whole German Navy. Goebbels had him arrested by the Gestapo. Selpin was found hung in his cell the following day. Suicide or murder?

31. 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 ...

32. Dean Reed

Actor | Sing, Cowboy, sing

Dean Reed was born September 22, 1938, in Denver Colorado. He went to Hollywood where he signed a record contract with Capitol Records in 1958, but his third single, "Our Summer Romance" was so popular in South America he went to tour there. More popular than Elvis Presley, he stayed to enjoy his ...

33. E.T.A. Hoffmann

Writer | The Sandman

E.T.A. Hoffmann was born on the 24th of January 1776 in Königsberg (now Russia) as the son of a lawyer. After his father's death he has a very bad childhood ending when he went to university to study law between 1792-95. He managed to get into the bureaucratic services of the state Prussia, but was...

34. Paul Wegener

Actor | Der Golem

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 ...

35. Maja Maranow

Actress | Ein starkes Team

Maja Maranow was born on March 20, 1961 in Nienburg/Weser, Lower Saxony, Germany. She was an actress, known for Ein starkes Team (1994), Tatort (1970) and On Ludlow in Blau (1988). She died on January 4, 2016 in Berlin, Germany.

36. 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), M (1931) and Woman in the Moon (1929). She was married to Fritz Lang and Rudolf Klein-Rogge. She died on July 1, 1954 in ...

37. Manfred Krug

Actor | Liebling Kreuzberg

In 1950, Krug moved to East Germany where he worked in heavy industry before he started his career as an actor and, later on, as a singer and entertainer in the communist GDR. In 1968, he got the national prize and was only at the beginning of his career. He starred in many successful East German ...

38. 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, ...

39. Inge Landgut

Actress | M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder

Inge Landgut was born on November 23, 1922 in Berlin, Germany. She was an actress, known for M (1931), Emil und die Detektive (1931) and Hilfe, ich bin unsichtbar (1951). She was married to Werner Oelschlaeger. She died on May 29, 1986 in West Berlin, West Germany.

40. Hans-Michael Rehberg

Actor | Schindler's List

Hans-Michael Rehberg was born on April 2, 1938 in Fürstenwalde, Brandenburg, Germany. He was an actor, known for Schindler's List (1993), Georg Elser - Einer aus Deutschland (1989) and Rosa Luxemburg (1986). He was married to Barbara Sukowa. He died on November 7, 2017 in Berlin, Germany.

41. Claus Holm

Actor | Der Tiger von Eschnapur

Claus Holm was born on August 4, 1918 in Bochum, Germany as Helmut Gerhard Ozygus. He was an actor, known for Der Tiger von Eschnapur (1959), The Indian Tomb (1959) and Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980). He died on September 21, 1996 in Berlin, Germany.

42. Rosel Zech

Actress | Salmonberries

Rosel Zech was born on July 7, 1942 in Berlin-Charlottenburg, Germany as Rosalie Helga Lina Zech. She was an actress, known for Salmonberries (1991), Veronika Voss (1982) and Der Angriff der Gegenwart auf die übrige Zeit (1985). She died on August 31, 2011 in Berlin, Germany.

43. Helga Sommerfeld

Actress | Corrida pour un espion

Helga Sommerfeld was born on March 5, 1941 in Dresden, Germany. She was an actress, known for Code Name: Jaguar (1965), Man on the Spying Trapeze (1966) and Da Berlino l'apocalisse (1967). She died on September 28, 1991 in Berlin, Germany.

44. Martin Brandt

Actor | Judgment at Nuremberg

Martin Brandt was born on May 7, 1903 in Landsberg an der Warthe, Germany. He was an actor, known for Judgment at Nuremberg (1961), Hitler (1962) and Morituri (1965). He died on October 28, 1989 in West Berlin, West Germany.

45. Hilde Hildebrand

Actress | Der Kurier des Zaren

Hilde Hildebrand was born on September 10, 1897 in Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany as Emma Minna Hildebrand. She was an actress, known for Der Kurier des Zaren (1936), Three Penny Opera (1963) and Bel Ami (1939). She died on April 28, 1976 in West Berlin, West Germany.

46. Jenny Gröllmann

Actress | Hälfte des Lebens

Jenny Gröllmann was born on February 5, 1947 in Hamburg, Germany. She was an actress, known for Hälfte des Lebens (1985), Blutspur in den Osten (1995) and Schwurgericht (1995). She was married to Claus-Jürgen Pfeiffer, Ulrich Mühe and Michael Kann. She died on August 9, 2006 in Berlin, Germany.

47. Henny Porten

Actress | Hintertreppe

Henny Porten was born January 7, 1890, in Magdeburg, Germany. She had one of the longest careers of any German actress and was highly sought after because of her wonderful thespian skills. Henny's career would stretch over six decades, from 1906 to 1955. Her first film was in Apachentanz (1906), ...

48. Daniel Toscan du Plantier

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), À Nos Amours (1983) and The Devil, Probably (1977). He was married to Melita Nikolic, Sophie Bouniol, Francesca ...

49. Bernhard Goetzke

Actor | Salamandra

Bernhard Goetzke was born on June 5, 1884 in Danzig, Pomerania, Germany. He was an actor, known for Salamandra (1928), Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler (1922) and Die Nibelungen: Kriemhild's Revenge (1924). He died on October 7, 1964 in West Berlin, West Germany.


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