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