Birth Place Matching "Berlin, Germany" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Zazie Beetz
Actress | Atlanta
Zazie Beetz (born c. 1991) is a German-American actress known for the role of Vanessa on Atlanta (2016), as well as for starring in Deadpool 2 (2018), Joker (2019), and Nine Days (2020).
Born in Berlin to a German father and an African-American mother, Beetz was raised in New York speaking both ...
2. Nastassja Kinski
Actress | Tess
Nastassja Kinski was born Nastassja Aglaia Nakszynski on January 24, 1961 in Berlin, Germany, the daughter of German actor Klaus Kinski. In 1976, she met director Roman Polanski, who urged her to study method acting with Lee Strasberg in the United States. Kinski starred in the Italian romantic ...
3. Marlene Dietrich
Soundtrack | Witness for the Prosecution
Her father was a police lieutenant and imbued in her a military attitude to life. Marlene was known in school for her "bedroom eyes" and her first affairs were at this stage in her life - a professor at the school was terminated. She entered the cabaret scene in 1920s Germany, first as a spectator ...
4. Dominic Monaghan
Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Dominic Monaghan is best known for his role in the movie adaptations of "Lord of the Rings". Before that, he became known in England for his role in the British television drama Hetty Wainthropp Investigates (1996).
Monaghan was born in Berlin, West Germany, to British parents Maureen, a nurse, and ...
5. Dana Wynter
Actress | Invasion of the Body Snatchers
The daughter of a noted surgeon, Dana Wynter was born Dagmar Winter in Berlin, Germany, and grew up in England. When she was 16 her father went to Morocco, reportedly to operate on a woman who wouldn't allow anyone else to attend her; he visited friends in Southern Rhodesia, fell in love with it ...
6. Laura Berlin
Actress | UFO: It Is Here
Laura Berlin was born in 1990 in Berlin, Germany. She is an actress, known for UFO: It Is Here (2016), Ruby Red (2013) and Sapphire Blue (2014).
7. Marc Rissmann
Actor | Game of Thrones
Marc Rissmann is a German actor. He has appeared in films like Overlord, and TV series like The Last Kingdom, Game of Thrones, and The Man in the High Castle. Marc Rissmann studied at the College of Dramatic Arts "Ernst Busch" Berlin. On stage, Rissmann performed at the Deutsches Theater in Berlin ...
8. Jella Haase
Actress | Fack ju Göhte
Jella Haase was born on October 27, 1992 in Berlin, Germany. She is an actress, known for Suck Me Shakespeer (2013), Suck Me Shakespeer 2 (2015) and Looping (2016).
9. Helena Zengel
Actress | News of the World
Helena Zengel was born on June 10, 2008 in Berlin, Germany. She is an actress, known for News of the World (2020), System Crasher (2019) and Dark Blue Girl (2017).
10. Audra McDonald
Actress | Beauty and the Beast
Audra McDonald was born on July 3, 1970 in Berlin, Germany as Audra Ann McDonald. She's an actress and singer, best known for her many roles on Broadway. Her mother was a university administrator and her father was a high school principal stationed in West Berlin with the U.S. Army. She has a ...
11. Misel Maticevic
Actor | Im Angesicht des Verbrechens
Misel Maticevic was born on July 28, 1970 in West-Berlin, Germany. He is an actor, known for In the Face of Crime (2010), Exile (2020) and The Vow (2007).
12. Mike Nichols
Director | The Graduate
He, along with the other members of the "Compass Players" including Elaine May, Paul Sills, Byrne Piven, Joyce Hiller Piven and Edward Asner helped start the famed "Second City Improv" company. They used the games taught to them by fellow cast mate, Paul Sills 's mother, Viola Spolin. He later ...
13. Brigitte Helm
Actress | Metropolis
After her role in Metropolis (1927) she made a string of movies in which she almost always had the starring role, easily making the transition to sound films. Her last film was An Ideal Spouse (1935) (An Ideal Spouse) in 1935.
14. Jürgen Prochnow
Actor | Das Boot
Born in Berlin, Germany, in 1941, Jürgen Prochnow is a leading actor of the German stage and screen. He was memorable as the submarine captain in the gritty WW II film Das Boot (1981), which brought him to international prominence. He has since starred in many well-received European and Hollywood ...
15. Elke Sommer
Actress | A Shot in the Dark
This gorgeous Teutonic temptress was one of Hollywood's most captivating imports of the 1960s. Blonde and beautiful, Berlin-born Elke Sommer, with her trademark pouty lips, high cheekbones and sky-high bouffant hairdos, proved irresistible to American audiences, whether adorned in lace or leather, ...
16. 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 ...
17. Peri Baumeister
Actress | Blood Red Sky
Peri Baumeister was born in 1986 in Berlin, Germany. She is an actress, known for Blood Red Sky (2021), Irre sind männlich (2014) and The Heavy Water War: Stopping Hitler's Atomic Bomb (2015).
18. August Diehl
Actor | Inglourious Basterds
August Diehl was born on January 4, 1976 in Berlin, Germany. He is an actor and writer, known for Inglourious Basterds (2009), A Hidden Life (2019) and 23 (1998). He has been married to Julia Malik since 1999. They have two children.
19. Lars Eidinger
Actor | Clouds of Sils Maria
Lars Eidinger, born in Berlin, studied at the prestigious Ernst Busch Academy of Dramatic Art in Berlin.
Since 1999 he has been an ensemble member at the Berliner Schaubühne. His portrayals of Hamlet and Richard III. in the productions of Thomas Ostermeier were internationally acclaimed and made him...
20. Max Riemelt
Actor | Napola - Elite für den Führer
Max Riemelt was born on January 7, 1984 in Berlin, Germany. He is an actor, known for Before the Fall (2004), Free Fall (2013) and Berlin Syndrome (2017).
21. Karoline Herfurth
Actress | Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
Karoline Herfurth was born on May 22, 1984 in Berlin, Germany. She is an actress and director, known for Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006), Passion (2012) and SMS für Dich (2016).
22. Conrad Veidt
Actor | Casablanca
Conrad Veidt attended the Sophiengymnasium (secondary school) in the Schoeneberg district of Berlin, and graduated without a diploma in 1912, last in his class of 13. Conrad liked animals, theater, cinema, fast cars, pastries, thunderstorms, gardening, swimming and golfing. He disliked heights, ...
23. Christiane Paul
Actress | Im Juli
Christiane Paul known for "In July", "Counterpart", "Parliament", and "FBI International" was born behind the Berlin wall in East Berlin. At the age of 28, she already was a medical doctor, had a little daughter and had starred in more than 20 movies including the national top-sellers "In July" and...
24. Anna Maria Mühe
Actress | Mitten in Deutschland: NSU
Anna Maria Mühe (born 1985) is a German actress.
Born in Berlin to actor Ulrich Mühe (1953-2007) and actress Jenny Gröllmann (1947-2006), she was invited by director Maria von Heland to a casting for Big Girls Don't Cry. She also played in a video of Schiller's song "Sehnsucht". After making her ...
25. Rudolf Martin
Actor | Ford v Ferrari
Born and raised in West Berlin, Rudolf moved with his family from Berlin to Paris to Italy, arriving in the United States a short time after his high school graduation from the Universite de Paris. While studying at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, he landed his first professional role in the ...
26. Liv Lisa Fries
Actress | Und morgen mittag bin ich tot
Liv Lisa Fries (born 1990) is a German actress. In 2017, she gained an international following as the female lead Charlotte Ritter in the German TV series Babylon Berlin.
Born in Berlin, Fries wanted to become an actress when she was 14 years old after watching Léon: The Professional because she was...
27. Sven Marquardt
Actor | John Wick: Chapter 4
Sven Marquardt was born on February 3, 1962 in Berlin, Germany. He is an actor, known for John Wick: Chapter 4 (2023), Berlin Bouncer (2019) and Schönheit & Vergänglichkeit (2019).
28. Kiowa Gordon
Actor | Dark Winds
Kiowa Gordon was born on March 25, 1990 in Berlin, Germany as Kiowa Joseph Gordon. Moved to the States shortly after to live on the Hualapai Indian Reservation in Peach Springs, AZ and moved around quite a bit growing up until settling down in Phoenix, AZ where he landed the role of Embry Call in ...
29. Henry Brandon
Actor | The Searchers
German-born Henry Brandon was a character actor in American films, most often seen in villainous roles. His parents emigrated to the US shortly after his birth. His early interest in acting led him to study at the acclaimed Pasadena Community Playhouse. He landed the lead villain role in the Stan ...
30. 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 ...
31. Arón Piper
Actor | Élite
Arón Piper was born on March 29, 1997 in Berlin, Germany. He is an actor, known for Elite (2018), 15 Years and One Day (2013) and The Broken Crown (2016).
32. Tomer Sisley
Actor | Largo Winch
Tomer Sisley was born on August 14, 1974 in Berlin, Germany. He is an actor and writer, known for The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch (2008), We're the Millers (2013) and Don't Look Up (2021).
33. Hardy Krüger
Actor | A Bridge Too Far
Hardy Kruger was born Eberhard August Franz Ewald Krüger in Wedding, Berlin, thee son of Auguste (Meier) and Max Krüger. At thirteen years, he became a member of the "Hitler Jugend" (Hitler Youth), as did all 13-year-old boys in Germany then. The purpose of the organization was to prepare the boys ...
34. Alexander Fehling
Actor | Inglourious Basterds
Alexander Fehling was born on March 29, 1981 in Berlin, Germany. He is an actor and writer, known for Inglourious Basterds (2009), Labyrinth of Lies (2014) and Homeland (2011).
35. Ernst Lubitsch
Director | To Be or Not to Be
From Ernst Lubitsch's experiences in Sophien Gymnasium (high school) theater, he decided to leave school at the age of 16 and pursue a career on the stage. He had to compromise with his father and keep the account books for the family tailor business while he acted in cabarets and music halls at ...
36. Dennis Andres
Actor | Feel the Beat
Dennis Andres (born 23 June 1987) is a German-Canadian actor and stuntman. He is best known for playing one of the lead roles of Ian Matthews on the CBC and Netflix hit show Workin' Moms.
After working a few theatre productions backstage, Andres took on a role as an actor in a theatre production at ...
37. Cynthia Kaye McWilliams
Actress | Coyote
Cynthia Kaye McWilliams was born in Berlin, Germany, grew up primarily in Kansas City, Kansas and graduated from the prestigious Theater School of DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois. Just out of college, Cynthia booked a supporting role in Warner Brothers' The Lake House, followed by a ...
38. Paula Beer
Actress | Undine
Paula Beer was born in February 1995 in Berlin, Germany. She is an actress, known for Undine (2020), Transit (2018) and Frantz (2016).
39. Katharina Thalbach
Actress | Die Blechtrommel
Katharina Thalbach was born on January 19, 1954 in East Berlin, East Germany. She is an actress and director, known for The Tin Drum (1979), Der Minister (2013) and I've Never Been to New York (2019). She is married to Uwe Hamacher.
40. Tom Schilling
Actor | Oh Boy
Tom Schilling was born on February 10, 1982 in Berlin, Germany. He is an actor and producer, known for A Coffee in Berlin (2012), Before the Fall (2004) and Who Am I (2014).
41. Wilhelm von Homburg
Actor | In the Mouth of Madness
Wilhelm Von Homburg (A.K.A. Norbert Grupe) was born in Berlin, Germany. He started out his career as a wrestler during the fifties in Germany where he earned his fame. He also toured the States. Homburg's stage name was Prinz Wilhelm Von Homburg. In the early sixties, he shifted from wrestling to ...
42. Max Schreck
Actor | Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens
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 ...
43. Gizem Emre
Actress | Fack ju Göhte
Gizem Emre was born on April 19, 1995 in Berlin, Germany. She is an actress and publicist, known for Suck Me Shakespeer (2013), Alarm für Cobra 11 - Die Autobahnpolizei (1996) and Suck Me Shakespeer 2 (2015).
44. Benno Fürmann
Actor | Joyeux Noël
Benno Fürmann was born on 17 January 1972 in Berlin, Germany and worked as a waiter, bouncer and drifter before attending acting lessons at the Lee Strasberg Institute in New York. After returning to Germany, he played several minor parts in movie and television projects until his breakthrough ...
45. Nora Tschirner
Actress | Keinohrhasen
Nora Tschirner was born on June 12, 1981 in East Berlin, East Germany. She is an actress and producer, known for Rabbit Without Ears (2007), Tatort (1970) and Kebab Connection (2004).
46. Alexander Scheer
Actor | Blood Red Sky
Alexander Scheer, born in the GDR 1976 in East-Berlin is considered one of the most daring actors of his generation. His passion for film and music was sparked during his camera debut in kids musical "Bill of the Black Hand" in 1988. Ten years later his first lead in "Sun Alley" (which turned out ...
47. Andrew Sachs
Actor | Fawlty Towers
Andrew Sachs born Andreas Siegfried Sachs was born in Berlin, Germany, he and his family emigrated to London in 1938, to escape persecution under the Nazis. He made his name on British television and rose to fame in the 1970s for his portrayals of the comical Spanish waiter Manuel in Fawlty Towers ...
48. Fritz Feld
Actor | Bringing Up Baby
Fritz Feld was born on October 15, 1900 in Berlin, Germany. He was an actor and production manager, known for Bringing Up Baby (1938), Hello, Dolly! (1969) and Out Where the Stars Begin (1938). He was previously married to Virginia Christine and Idea Wickham Von Koppen. He died on November 18, 1993...
49. Leni Riefenstahl
Producer | Das blaue Licht - Eine Berglegende aus den Dolomiten
Leni Riefenstahl's show-biz experience began with an experiment: she wanted to know what it felt like to dance on the stage. Success as a dancer gave way to film acting when she attracted the attention of film director Arnold Fanck, subsequently starring in some of his mountaineering pictures. With...
50. Elisa Schlott
Actress | Fremde Tochter
Elisa Schlott was born on February 7, 1994 in Berlin, Germany. She is an actress, known for Strange Daughter (2017), Tatort (1970) and Losing Balance (2009).