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1. Donald Haines

Actor | Bowery Blitzkrieg

Donald Haines was born on May 9, 1919 in Seward County, Nebraska, USA. He was an actor, known for Bowery Blitzkrieg (1941), Spooks Run Wild (1941) and That Gang of Mine (1940). He died on February 20, 1943 in North Africa.

2. Therese Hämer

Actress | Fräulein: una fiaba d'inverno

Therese Hämer was born on February 6, 1962 in Kassel, Germany. She is an actress and costume designer, known for Fräulein: una fiaba d'inverno (2016), Klingenberg (2011) and Tatort (1970).

4. Tilo von Berlepsch

Actor | Komm nach Wien, ich zeig dir was!

Tilo von Berlepsch was born on December 30, 1913 in Kassel, Germany as Tilo Wilhelm Karl Paul Ernst Heinrich von Berlepsch. He was an actor, known for Komm nach Wien, ich zeig dir was! (1970), Bürgerkrieg in Russland (1967) and Love' 47 (1949). He was married to Eike Siegel. He died on April 8...

5. Erwin Geschonneck

Actor | Leute mit Flügeln

Erwin Geschonneck was born on 27 December 1906 in Bartenstein/East Prussia (now Poland). In the Twenties, he became a member of the Communistic Party of Germany. After rise of Nazism, he emigrated to Poland, later to Latvia and Czechoslovakia. In the Soviet Union he became a member of a German ...

6. Hanne Wieder

Actress | Das Mädchen Rosemarie

Hanne Wieder was born on May 8, 1925 in Hannoversch Münden, Germany. She was an actress, known for Rosemary (1958), Marili (1959) and Melissa (1966). She was married to Heinz Schimmelpfennig. She died on May 11, 1990 in Feldafing, Bavaria, Germany.

7. 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 ...

8. John Charlesworth

Actor | Scrooge

John Charlesworth was born on November 12, 1935 in Hull, England. He was an actor, known for A Christmas Carol (1951), Tom Brown's Schooldays (1951) and The Children of the New Forest (1955). He died on April 2, 1960 in Birmingham, England.

9. Norman Lloyd

Actor | Dead Poets Society

Norman Lloyd was born Norman Perlmutter in Jersey City, New Jersey, to Sadie (Horowitz), a housewife and singer, and Max Perlmutter, a furniture store manager. His family was Jewish (from Hungary and Russia). He began his acting career in the theater, first "treading the boards" at Eva Le Gallienne...

10. Heinrich Gotho

Actor | Das Schiff der verlorenen Menschen

Heinrich Gotho was born on May 3, 1872 in Dolyna, Ukraine as Heinrich Gottesmann. He was an actor, known for The Ship of Lost Men (1929), Woman in the Moon (1929) and The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933). He died on September 29, 1977 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

11. Philipp Manning

Actor | Die Tänzerin von Sans Souci

Philipp Manning was born on November 23, 1869 in Lewisham, England as Phillip Gustav Valère Manning. He is known for his work on Die Tänzerin von Sans Souci (1932), Ein Burschenlied aus Heidelberg (1930) and Hast Du geliebt am schönen Rhein? (1927). He died on April 10, 1951 in Baden, ...

12. Cyrill Berndt

Actor | Asyl

Cyrill Berndt was born on September 8, 1965 in Kassel, Germany. He is an actor, known for Asyl (2004), Bis zum Horizont und weiter (1999) and The Country Doctor (1987).

13. Peter Finch

Actor | Network

Despite being one of the finest actors of his generation, Peter Finch will be remembered as much for his reputation as a hard-drinking, hell-raising womanizer as for his performances on the screen. He was born in London in 1916 and went to live in Sydney, Australia, at the age of ten. There, he ...

14. David Tomlinson

Actor | Bedknobs and Broomsticks

David Tomlinson is best known for his role as George Banks in Walt Disney's Mary Poppins (1964). As a youth he spent a short spell in the guards. He joined the RAF in WW2 where he survived the trauma of a plane crash on his first solo flight due to engine failure, then becoming a flying instructor ...

15. Ulrike Folkerts

Actress | Tatort

Ulrike Folkerts was born on May 14, 1961 in Kassel, Hesse, Germany. She is an actress, known for Tatort (1970), Rose (2016) and Drehkreuz Airport (2001).

16. 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 ...

17. Bess Flowers

Actress | The Shadow

Bess Flowers was born on November 23, 1898 in Sherman, Texas, USA. She was an actress, known for The Shadow (1937), Sky Liner (1949) and We Faw Down (1928). She was married to William S. Holman and Cullen Tate. She died on July 28, 1984 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

18. Carole Lombard

Actress | To Be or Not to Be

Carole Lombard was born Jane Alice Peters in Fort Wayne, Indiana, on October 6, 1908. Her parents divorced in 1916 and her mother took the family on a trip out West. While there they decided to settle down in the Los Angeles area. After being spotted playing baseball in the street with the ...

19. Leslie Howard

Actor | Pygmalion

Leslie Howard Steiner was born in London, to Lilian (Blumberg) and Ferdinand "Frank" Steiner. His father was a Hungarian Jewish immigrant, and his English mother was of German Jewish, and mostly English, descent. Leslie went to Dulwich College. After school, he worked as a bank clerk until the ...

20. Holger Obermann

Self | Delta

Holger Obermann was born on August 31, 1936 in Kassel, Germany.

21. Martin Rosenstiel

Actor | Dieser Platonow...

Martin Rosenstiel was born on December 11, 1923 in Eschwege, Germany. He is an actor and writer, known for Dieser Platonow... (1967), Es muß nicht immer Kaviar sein (1977) and Confessions of Felix Krull (1957).

22. Jay Benedict

Actor | The Dark Knight Rises

Jay Benedict was born on April 11, 1951 in Burbank, California, USA. He is known for his work on The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Double Team (1997) and The 100 Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared (2013). He was married to Phoebe Scholfield and Vanessa Pereira. He died on April 4, ...

23. Wayne Morris

Actor | Paths of Glory

American actor who had early success as a sunny juvenile, but whose career declined following World War II, in which he was a highly-decorated hero. A native of Los Angeles, Morris played football at Los Angeles Junior College, then worked as a forest ranger. Returning to school, he studied acting ...

24. Wolfgang Jansen

Actor | Fußballtrainer Wulff

Wolfgang Jansen was born on April 3, 1938 in Free City of Danzig. He was an actor, known for Fußballtrainer Wulff (1972), Unser Herr Diener (1967) and Bratkartoffeln inbegriffen (1967). He died on January 9, 1988 in Hamburg, West Germany.

25. Patric Doonan

Actor | The Cockleshell Heroes

Patric Doonan was born on April 19, 1926 in Alvaston, Derby, England as George W. Doonan. He was an actor, known for The Cockleshell Heroes (1955), Crest of the Wave (1954) and The Blue Lamp (1950). He was married to Aud Johansen. He died on March 10, 1958 in Chelsea, London, England.

26. Helmut Janatsch

Actor | Seesterne

Helmut Janatsch was born on October 12, 1918 in Braunau am Inn, Upper Austria, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor, known for Seesterne (1952), Bridge mit Onkel Tom (1961) and The Great Waltz (1972). He died on November 24, 1989 in Salzburg, Austria.

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