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


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1. 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 ...

2. Adolf Hitler

Self | Triumph des Willens

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 ...

3. Eva Renzi

Actress | Funeral in Berlin

Tall, blonde, busty and radiant, Eva Renzi created a sensation when she rose to stardom in her native West Germany in the mid-60s. Born to a 17-year-old French mother and a 49-year-old Danish father, Eva's childhood was everything but happy. Her parents got divorced when she was three, and her ...

4. 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), In a Glass Cage (1986) and The Winds of War (1983). He was married to Gisela Albrecht Meisner. He died on December 5, 1994 in Berlin, Germany.

5. 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 ...

6. 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.

7. 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...

8. 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.

9. 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 ...

10. 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.

11. Paul Hubschmid

Actor | The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms

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 ...

12. 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.

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

14. 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 ...

15. David Hurst

Actor | Kelly's Heroes

Son of Austrian parents, born into an atmosphere of theater. His father was Max Reinhardt's associate. Came with a "Kindertransport" to England, later went to Ireland to study art. His first experience was with a Belfast repertory company. During the war, he served with the Irish Fusiliers, after ...

16. 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 ...

17. 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 ...

18. 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 ...

19. Paul Wegener

Actor | Der Student von Prag

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 ...

20. 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), Vicky the Viking (2009) and Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980). He was married to Patrizia, Alexandra von Herrendorf and Gabriele. He died on May 10, 2012 in ...

21. Wolfgang Lukschy

Actor | Per un pugno di dollari

Wolfgang Lukschy was born on October 19, 1905 in Berlin, Germany. He is known for his work on A Fistful of Dollars (1964), The Affairs of Julie (1957) and Drei, von denen man spricht (1953). He was married to Viktoria von Schack-Lukschy. He died on July 10, 1983 in West Berlin, West Germany.

22. 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.

The...

23. 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 ...

24. Klausjürgen Wussow

Actor | Die Schwarzwaldklinik

Klausjürgen Wussow was born on April 30, 1929 in Cammin, Pomerania, Germany. He was an actor, known for The Black Forest Clinic (1985), Der grüne Bogenschütze (1961) and Der Kurier der Kaiserin (1970). He was married to Sabine Scholz, Yvonne Viehöfer, Ida Krottendorf and Jolande Frantz. ...

25. 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.

26. 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 Kampf (1936). He was married to Inge von Wangenheim. He died on August 5,...

27. 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), Soldier of Orange (1977) and The Winds of War (1983). He was married to Helma. He died on November 18, 1995 in Berlin.

28. 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) ...

29. 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 (1974), Mother Küsters Goes to Heaven (1975) and Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980). She was married to Frank Guerente, Paul Cornelius, Horst Fabian, Reinhold Tabatt and Peter Schütte....

30. 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 Elisabeth und der Narr (1934). She was married to Fritz Lang and Rudolf Klein-Rogge. She died on July 1, 1954 ...

31. Wilhelm Grimm

Writer | Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Wilhelm Grimm (1786-1859) was a German author and pioneering anthropologist. He was the younger brother of philologist Jacob Grimm.

Wilhelm was born in the town of Hanau, in the Landgraviate of Hesse-Kassel, Holy Roman Empire. His parents were Philipp Wilhelm Grimm and his wife Dorothea Zimmer, ...

32. Dorothea Wieck

Actress | Mädchen in Uniform

After spending most of her childhood in Sweden, Dorothea was schooled in Dresden and at the age of 12, was taught dance by Maria Moissi in Berlin. She made her stage debut in Vienna , where she appeared in plays by Carl Zuckmayer and Ferenc Molnár. The Swiss-born made her debut in the silent cinema...

33. 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.

34. 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.

35. 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.

36. Karin Hardt

Actress | Fasching

Karin Hardt was born on April 28, 1910 in Hamburg, Germany as Karin Therese Meta Hardt. She was an actress, known for Fasching (1939), Der Mann, der nicht nein sagen kann (1938) and Port Arthur (1936). She was married to Erich Waschneck and Rolf von Goth. She died on March 5, 1992 in Berlin, ...

37. Ernst Deutsch

Actor | The Third Man

Ernst Deutsch was born on September 16, 1890 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary as Ernest Dorian. He was an actor, known for The Third Man (1949), Der Prozeß (1948) and Pique Dame (1918). He was married to Anuschka Fuchs. He died on March 22, 1969 in West Berlin, West Germany.

38. 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), McCloud (1970) and The Wackiest Ship in the Army (1965). He was married to Bridget Hanley and Margaret Woodward (Gretchen)...

39. Jacob Grimm

Writer | Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

German folklorist, noted for "Grimm's Fairy Tales"

40. Marie Gruber

Actress | Das Leben der Anderen

Marie Gruber was born on June 11, 1955 in Wuppertal, Germany. She was an actress, known for The Lives of Others (2006), The Reader (2008) and A Ship Is Coming (2003). She died on February 8, 2018 in Berlin, Germany.

41. 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, ...

42. 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 ...

43. 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...

44. Rosel Zech

Actress | Die Sehnsucht der Veronika Voss

Rosel Zech was born on July 7, 1942 in Berlin-Charlottenburg, Germany as Rosalie Helga Lina Zech. She was an actress, known for Veronika Voss (1982), Salmonberries (1991) and The Assault of the Present on the Rest of Time (1985). She died on August 31, 2011 in Berlin, Germany.

45. 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), ...

46. Carsta Löck

Actress | Ein fröhliches Haus

Carsta Löck was born on December 28, 1902 in Deezbüll, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. She was an actress, known for Ein fröhliches Haus (1944), The Buddenbrooks (1959) and Emil i Lönneberga (1971). She died on October 19, 1993 in Berlin, Germany.

47. Renate Müller

Actress | Walzerkrieg

Highly popular German star Renate Muller was the toast of late 20s Berlin along with the legendary Marlene Dietrich. Unlike Dietrich, however, she suffered at the hands of the Nazis and died under mysterious circumstances. Renate was born in Munich on April 26, 1906, the daughter of a newspaper ...

48. Carl Raddatz

Actor | Opfergang

Carl Raddatz was born on March 13, 1912 in Mannheim, Baden, Germany as Werner Fritz. He was an actor, known for The Great Sacrifice (1944), Rosen im Herbst (1955) and Made in Germany - Die dramatische Geschichte des Hauses Zeiss (1957). He was married to Helga Cartsburg, Hildegard Matschke and ...

49. Christoph Schlingensief

Director | Menu total

Christoph Schlingensief was born on October 24, 1960 in Oberhausen, Germany as Christoph Maria Schlingensief. He was a director and actor, known for Menu total (1986), Mutters Maske (1988) and 100 Jahre Adolf Hitler - Die letzte Stunde im Führerbunker (1989). He was married to Aino Laberenz. ...

50. Carola Braunbock

Actress | Der Untertan

Carola Braunbock was born on January 9, 1924 in Vseruby, Czechoslovakia. She was an actress, known for Man of Straw (1951), Frau Venus und ihr Teufel (1967) and Mandragola (1961). She died on July 4, 1978 in East Berlin, East Germany.


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