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 ...
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 ...
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.
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. 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...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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
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.
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 ...
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.
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,...
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)...
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), ...
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 ...
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. ...