Death Place Matching "Munich, Germany" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
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...
2. 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 ...
3. 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 | Leave It to Beaver
Beaumont began his career in show business by perfoming in theatres, nightclubs, and on the radio in 1931. He attended the University of Chattanooga, but left when his position on the football team was changed. He later attended the University of Southern California, and graduated with a Master of ...
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...
6. 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 ...
Actress | Welt am Draht
Barbara Valentin was born on December 15, 1940 in Vienna, Austria as Ursula Ledersteger. She was an actress, known for World on a Wire (1973), Our Man in Jamaica (1965) and Horrors of Spider Island (1960). She was married to John Ashton and Helmut Dietl. She died on February 22, 2002 in Munich, ...
Actress | Die Kommissarin
One of the pre-eminent divas of post-war German cinema, Hannelore Elsner (born 'Elstner') was the consummate actress: a gifted and versatile performer with a penchant for intense roles, often as emancipated, strong-willed women. A Bavarian engineer's daughter (her father died of tuberculosis when ...
10. Alistair MacLean
Writer | Where Eagles Dare
Alistair MacLean was born on April 28, 1922 in Daviot, Scotland as Alistair Stuart MacLean. He was a writer, known for Where Eagles Dare (1968), The Guns of Navarone (1961) and Bear Island (1979). He was married to Mary Marcelle Georgius and Gisela Heinrichsen. He died on February 2, 1987 in Munich...
13. 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 ...
14. Iván Petrovich
Actor | Mädchen in Weiß
Iván Petrovich was born on January 1, 1896 in Novi Sad, Austria-Hungary as Svetislav Petrovic. He was an actor, known for Mädchen in Weiß (1936), A Daughter of Destiny (1928) and Favorite of Schonbrunn (1929). He was married to Friedel Schuster and Lilian Hübner. He died on October 18, ...
15. 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 ...
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 ...
17. 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 ...
18. Sonja Ziemann
Actress | Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor
New trends in post-war German cinema saw a shift away from the glamorous divas or idealised motherhood figures of the 1930s and 40s towards uncomplicated, wholesome, vivacious, perhaps tomboyish girl-next-door types. Germanic features were no longer strictly required. Dimple-cheeked, dark-haired ...
19. Ulrike Butz
Actress | Wenn die prallen Möpse hüpfen
Ulrike Butz was born on July 1, 1954 in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, West Germany. She was an actress, known for Bedtime Stories for Grownups (1974), Muschimaus mag's grad heraus (1973) and Sie und er im Rausch der Wollust (1973). She died on August 27, 2000 in Munich, Germany.
20. Dana Vávrová
Actress | Herbstmilch
Dana Vávrová was born on August 9, 1967 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. She was an actress and director, known for Autumn Milk (1989), The Last Train (2006) and Amadeus (1984). She was married to Joseph Vilsmaier. She died on February 5, 2009 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
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 Geierwally (1988). She was married to Eberhard Radisch and Walter Hass. She died on July 25, 2006 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
22. 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), Ein Monat auf dem Lande (1960) and Decision Before Dawn (1951). He was married to Maria Sebaldt and Maria Becker. He died on July 8, 2010 in ...
23. 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), One, Two, Three (1961) and Paths of Glory (1957). He died on March 3, 1986 in Munich, Bavaria, West 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. Rudolf Schündler
Actor | Suspiria
Rudolf Schündler was born on April 17, 1906 in Leipzig, Germany as Rudolf Ernst Paul Schündler. He was an actor and director, known for Suspiria (1977), The Exorcist (1973) and The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933). He was married to Christine Laszar. He died on December 12, 1988 in Munich, Bavaria, ...
26. Claudia Butenuth
Actress | Brass Target
Claudia Butenuth was born on September 20, 1946 in Göttingen, Lower Saxony, Germany as Claudia-Gloria Butenuth. She was an actress and director, known for Brass Target (1978), Wenn mein Schätzchen auf die Pauke haut (1971) and What Have You Done to Solange? (1972). She was married to Patrick ...
27. 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 ...
28. Bernhard Wicki
Director | The Longest Day
Bernhard Wicki was born on October 28, 1919 in St. Pölten, Lower Austria, Austria. He was an actor and director, known for The Longest Day (1962), The Bridge (1959) and The Miracle of Father Malachia (1961). He was married to Elisabeth Endriss and Agnes Fink. He died on January 5, 2000 in Munich, ...
29. 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, ...
30. 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 The Old Fox (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 ...
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 ...
35. 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 ...
Actress | Der Hauptmann von Köpenick
Hannelore Schroth was born on January 10, 1922 in Berlin, Germany as Hannelore Emilie Käte Grete Schroth. She was an actress, known for The Captain from Köpenick (1956), Emil i Lönneberga (1971) and A Glass of Water (1958). She was married to Peter Köster, Hans Hass and Carl Raddatz. She ...
37. 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), The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933) and Titanic (1943). He died on November 7, 1965 in Munich, Bavaria, West Germany.
38. Margarete Haagen
Actress | Die falsche Braut
Margarete Haagen was born on November 29, 1889 in Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany. She was an actress, known for The False Bride (1945), Ferien auf Immenhof (1957) and Die Mädels vom Immenhof (1955). She died on November 19, 1966 in Munich, Bavaria, West Germany.
39. 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 Percy Stuart (1969). He was married to Hannelore Schützler. He died on September 18, 1996 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
41. 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), The Last Ten Days (1955) and Blind Spot. Hitler's Secretary (2002). She was married to Hans Hermann Junge. She died on February 10, 2002 in Munich.
43. 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'...
44. 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 ...
45. Lukas Ammann
Actor | Hast noch der Söhne ja...?
Lukas Ammann was born on September 29, 1912 in Basel, Switzerland. He was an actor and director, known for Hast noch der Söhne ja...? (1959), Bel-Ami Der Frauenheld von Paris (1955) and Bel Ami (1955). He was married to Liselotte Ebnet, Hedda Ippen and Hertha Heger. He died on May 3, 2017 in ...
Actress | Aus dem Leben der Marionetten
Christine Buchegger was born on November 19, 1942 in Vienna, Austria. She was an actress, known for From the Life of the Marionettes (1980), Claus Graf Stauffenberg (1970) and The Salzburg Connection (1972). She was married to Christian Kohlund. She died on March 3, 2014 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
47. 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 Q6 (1969). He was married to Ike Ott and Rita Davies. He died on December ...
Actor | Notorious
The son of a German father and a Jewish mother, Schünzel was born in St. Pauli -- the best known, but also the poorest part of Hamburg. His father started off as an actor but economic circumstances forced him to turn towards commerce. For a while, the son followed in his footsteps. He undertook ...
49. 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 Time of the Innocent (1964), Melissa (1966) and Magic Fire (1955). He was married to Erika Dannhoff. He died on February 9, 2007 in Straßlach, Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
50. 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.