Death Place Matching "Munich, Bavaria, Germany" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Gert Fröbe
Actor | Goldfinger
Tall, portly built German born actor (and talented violinist) who notched up over 100 film appearances, predominantly in German-language productions. He will forever be remembered by Western audiences as the bombastic megalomaniac "Auric Goldfinger" trying to kill Sean Connery and irradiate the ...
Writer | Faustrecht der Freiheit
Above all, Rainer Werner Fassbinder was a rebel whose life and art was marked by gross contradiction. Openly homosexual, he married twice; one of his wives acted in his films and the other served as his editor. Accused variously by detractors of being anticommunist, male chauvinist, antiSemitic and...
Actress | Taras Bulba
Christine Kaufmann was born on January 11, 1945 in Lengdorf, Styria, Austria as Christine Maria Kaufmann. She was an actress, known for Taras Bulba (1962), Town Without Pity (1961) and The Last Days of Pompeii (1959). She was married to Klaus Zey, Reno Eckstein, Achim Lenz and Tony Curtis. She died...
4. Max Schreck
Max Schreck was born in Berlin. He worked in an apprenticeship until his father's death before enrolling into a school for acting. He toured the country with his peers and was a member of several theaters until he became a part of Max Reinhardt's group of innovative German actors. He played mostly ...
5. Karin Dor
Actress | You Only Live Twice
Born Kätherose Derr in Wiesbaden, Karin Dor studied acting and ballet at school and began in films as an extra. The attractive redhead made an indelible impression on Austrian director Harald Reinl (who became her first husband in 1954) and this paved the way to higher profile roles. Her first ...
Actor | Astérix & Obélix contre César
Gottfried John was born on August 29, 1942 in Berlin, Germany. He was an actor, known for Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar (1999), GoldenEye (1995) and Proof of Life (2000). He was married to Brigitte. He died on September 1, 2014 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
7. Peter Capell
Peter Capell was born on September 3, 1912 in Berlin, Germany. He was an actor and writer, known for Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971), Paths of Glory (1957) and One, Two, Three (1961). He died on March 3, 1986 in Munich, Bavaria, West Germany.
Actress | Welt am Draht
Barbara Valentin was born on December 15, 1940 in Vienna, Austria as Ursula Ledersteger. She was an actress, known for Welt am Draht (1973), Body in the Web (1960) and Fontane Effi Briest (1974). She was married to John Ashton and Helmut Dietl. She died on February 22, 2002 in Munich, Bavaria, ...
10. Rudolf Schündler
Actor | The Exorcist
Rudolf Schündler was born on April 17, 1906 in Leipzig, Germany as Rudolf Ernst Paul Schündler. He was an actor and director, known for The Exorcist (1973), Suspiria (1977) and Viktoria und ihr Husar (1954). He was married to Christine Laszar. He died on December 12, 1988 in Munich, Bavaria, West ...
Actor | The Longest Day
Hans Christian Blech was born on February 20, 1915 in Darmstadt, Germany. He is known for his work on The Longest Day (1962), Battle of the Bulge (1965) and Wer zu spät kommt - Das Politbüro erlebt die deutsche Revolution (1990). He was married to Erni Wilhelmi. He died on March 5, 1993 ...
14. Til Kiwe
Actor | The Great Escape
Til Kiwe did in real life what several actors played in The Great Escape. Kiwe was a German paratrooper officer, captured in North Africa in 1943, who made several escape attempts from an American POW camp in Colorado. Once, having dyed his uniform with brown vegetable juice, he made it as far as ...
15. Dana Vávrová
Actress | Herbstmilch
Dana Vávrová was born on August 9, 1967 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. She was an actress and director, known for Herbstmilch (1989), Der letzte Zug (2006) and Amadeus (1984). She was married to Joseph Vilsmaier. She died on February 5, 2009 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
17. Horst Tappert
Actor | Derrick
Born on 26 May 1923 in Wuppertal, he served with the Nazi German Waffen-SS in World War II. After attending acting lessons at the theater in Stendal, where he also made his stage debut, he performed on several important stages in Germany, but became widely popular as cinema and television actor in ...
18. Werner Stocker
Actor | Die weiße Rose
Werner Stocker was born on 7 April 1955 in Flintsbach am Inn, Germany and studied acting at the Munich Acting School and the noted Otto Falckenberg School. After receiving the German Movie Award as Best Younger Actor in 1983, he starred in several critically acclaimed TV movies and feature films ...
20. Eddi Arent
Actor | Der Schatz im Silbersee
Eccentric, self-deprecating comedian Eddi Arent first attracted attention in a series of quirky Edgar Wallace adaptations in the 1960's. For several years, he was Germany's idea of stereotypically blithering English lords (Die seltsame Gräfin (1961), as the aptly named Lord Selwyn Moron), ...
21. Paul Verhoeven
Director | Vergiß die Liebe nicht
Paul Verhoeven was born on June 23, 1901 in Unna, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany as Paulus Joseph Verhoeven. He was an actor and director, known for Vergiß die Liebe nicht (1953), Der große Schatten (1942) and Du bist nicht allein (1949). He was married to Doris Kiesow. He died on ...
22. Erik Schumann
Actor | Die Zeit der Schuldlosen
Erik Schumann was born on February 15, 1925 in Grechwitz, Grimma, Saxony, Germany. He is known for his work on Die Zeit der Schuldlosen (1964), Melissa (1966) and Magic Fire (1956). He was married to Erika Dannhoff. He died on February 9, 2007 in Straßlach, Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
24. Lil Dagover
Actress | Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari
A prominent German film actress born on 30 September 1887 at Madiven, Java, the daughter of a forest ranger in the service of the Dutch authorities. Sent at the age of ten to Baden-Baden to study, she later entered the cinema thanks to her marriage in 1917 to the actor Fritz Dagover who was 25 ...
25. Renate Ewert
Actress | Mikosch, der Stolz der Kompanie
Born in Königsberg in 1935, Renate Ewert and her family had to leave their home and relocate to Hamburg during WWII. As she was determined to become an actress, she applied for the "Hamburger Kammerspiele" but was rejected. By doing synchronising jobs for foreign movies she finally got her first ...
26. Sybille Schmitz
Actress | Vampyr
The enigmatic actress remains one of the most interesting figures in German film. Although she achieved stardom early in her career, the tragic Sybille Schmitz could never fit in with her surroundings. Too "alien looking" for Hollywood, Schmitz never migrated to America like her more glamorous ...
Actress | Le Comte de Monte Cristo
Constanze started into the movies at an early age: as the German voice of "Jeff" from "Lassie." After "Gymnasium" (high school) the daughter of actress Alice Franz studied singing at the Richard-Strauss-Konservatorium in Munich, Germany, at Guildhall School in London, GB, and at the Mozarteum in ...
28. Bernhard Wicki
Director | Die Brücke
Bernhard Wicki was born on October 28, 1919 in St. Pölten, Lower Austria, Austria. He was an actor and director, known for The Bridge (1959), The Longest Day (1962) and The Miracle of Father Malachia (1961). He was married to Elisabeth Endriss and Agnes Fink. He died on January 3, 2000 in Munich, ...
29. Otto Wernicke
Otto Wernicke was born on September 30, 1893 in Osterode am Harz, Germany. He was an actor and director, known for M (1931), Titanic (1943) and The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933). He died on November 7, 1965 in Munich, Bavaria, West Germany.
30. Robert Freitag
Actor | The Great Escape
Robert Freitag was born on April 7, 1916 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary as Robert Peter Freytag. He was an actor and director, known for The Great Escape (1963), Decision Before Dawn (1951) and Ein Monat auf dem Lande (1960). He was married to Maria Sebaldt and Maria Becker. He died on July 8, 2010 in ...
Actress | Kein Pardon
Elisabeth Volkmann was born on March 16, 1936 in Essen, Germany. She was an actress, known for Kein Pardon (1993), Oh, diese Geister (1966) and Lili Marleen (1981). She was married to Eberhard Radisch and Walter Hass. She died on July 25, 2006 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
32. Jutta Winkelmann
Actress | Das Atomdorf
Jutta Winkelmann was born on April 3, 1949 in Kassel, Hesse, West Germany as Jutta Schmidt. She was an actress and producer, known for Das Atomdorf (1978), In Gefahr und größter Not bringt der Mittelweg den Tod (1974) and Tim Leary: The Art of Dying (2008). She was married to Adolf ...
33. Fritz Strassner
Fritz Strassner was born on November 23, 1919 in Munich, Bavaria, Deutsches Reich as Fritz Pfeifer. He was an actor, known for Königlich Bayerisches Amtsgericht (1969), Der Röhm-Putsch (1967) and Der Brandner Kaspar und das ewig' Leben (1975). He died on February 7, 1993 in Munich, ...
34. Olga Tschechowa
Actress | Die Drei von der Tankstelle
Olga Chekhova (also Olga Tschechova in German), one of the most popular stars of the silent film era, remained a mysterious person throughout her life and was accused of being a Russian agent in Nazi Germany.
She was born Olga Konstantinovna von Knipper on April 26, 1897, in Aleksandropol, ...
35. Ulrich Beiger
Actor | The Great Escape
Ulrich Beiger was born on August 26, 1918 in Munich, Germany. He was an actor and director, known for The Great Escape (1963), Im Weissen Rössl (1952) and Driving Me Crazy (1991). He was married to Hannelore Schützler. He died on September 18, 1996 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
36. Michael Habeck
Actor | Astérix & Obélix contre César
Michael Habeck was born on April 23, 1944 in Grönenbach, Germany. He is known for his work on Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar (1999), The Name of the Rose (1986) and The Bourne Identity (1988). He died on February 4, 2011 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
37. Dieter Schidor
Actor | Clair de femme
Dieter Schidor was born on March 6, 1948 in Bienrode [now Brunswick], Lower Saxony, Germany. He was an actor and producer, known for Womanlight (1979), Kalt in Kolumbien (1985) and Group Portrait with a Lady (1977). He died on September 17, 1987 in Munich, Bavaria, West Germany.
38. Fritz Kortner
Actor | Die Büchse der Pandora
Fritz Kortner was born on May 12, 1892 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary as Fritz Nathan Kohn. He was an actor and director, known for Pandora's Box (1929), The Hands of Orlac (1924) and Somewhere in the Night (1946). He was married to Johanna Hofer. He died on July 22, 1970 in Munich, Bavaria, West ...
39. Ian MacNaughton
Director | Monty Python's Flying Circus
Ian MacNaughton was born on December 30, 1925 in Glasgow, Scotland as Edward Ian MacNaughton. He was a director and actor, known for Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969), And Now for Something Completely Different (1971) and Q5 (1969). He was married to Ike Ott and Rita Davies. He died on December ...
40. Gunter Otto
Gunter Otto was born on July 7, 1936 in Zeithain, Saxony, Germany as Fred Gunter Otto. He was a cinematographer and director. He was married to Eva Astor. He died on July 13, 1999 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
41. Helmut Dietl
Writer | Rossini
Helmut Dietl was born on June 22, 1944 in Bad Wiessee, Bavaria, Germany. He was a writer and director, known for Rossini (1997), Schtonk (1992) and Monaco Franze - Der ewige Stenz (1983). He was married to Tamara Duve, Barbara Valentin and Karin Dietl-Wichmann. He died on March 30, 2015 in Munich, ...
Music Department | Sabrina
Friedrich Hollaender was the son of the composer Victor Hollaender, who composed shows in Berlin in the 1890s to 1910s. Frederick received early musical training, since 1913 he was student of opera composer Engelbert Humperdinck (who composed Hänsel und Gretel). He started as repetitor at a theater...
43. Siegfried Lowitz
Actor | Der Alte
Siegfried Lowitz was born on September 22, 1914 in Berlin, Germany as Siegfried Wodolowitz. He was an actor, known for Der Alte (1977), Dr. M schlägt zu (1972) and Anna Maria - Eine Frau geht ihren Weg (1994). He was married to Marianne Probst and Elisabeth Felber. He died on June 27, 1999 in ...
44. Traudl Junge
Writer | Der Untergang
Traudl Junge was born on March 16, 1920 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany as Gertraud Humps. She is known for her work on Downfall (2004), Im toten Winkel - Hitlers Sekretärin (2002) and The World at War (1973). She was married to Hans Hermann Junge. She died on February 10, 2002 in Munich.
46. Ruth Leuwerik
Actress | Die Trapp-Familie in Amerika
Often called the First Lady of German cinema, Ruth Leuwerik was at the peak of her popularity during the 1950's when partnered on screen by the leading male stars of the post-war era: Dieter Borsche, Hannes Messemer, Curd Jürgens and O.W. Fischer. She proved her range by alternating between ...
47. 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'...
48. Claudia Fielers
Actress | Die Mädchenhändler
Claudia Fielers was born on May 21, 1946 in Bad Rehburg, Lower Saxony, Germany as Anita Waldhofen. She was an actress, known for Penthouse Playgirls (1972), Nurses Report (1972) and Junge Mädchen mögen's heiß, Hausfrauen noch heißer (1973). She was married to Gerhard Alfons ...
49. Hans Brenner
Actor | Todesspiel
Hans Brenner was born on November 25, 1938 in Innsbruck, Austria as Johann Brenner. He was an actor and editor, known for Todesspiel (1997), Mathias Kneissl (1971) and Die Hausmeisterin (1987). He was married to Susanne Kappeler. He died on September 4, 1998 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.