Birth Place Matching "Berne, Switzerland" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actress | Dr. No
The quintessential jet-set Euro starlet, Ursula Andress was born in the Swiss canton of Berne on March 19, 1936, one of six children in a strict German Protestant family. Although often seeming icily aloof, a restless streak early demonstrated itself in her personality, and she had an impetuous ...
2. Sophie Huber
Director | Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes
Sophie Huber was born in 1971 in Bern, Switzerland. She is an actress and director, known for Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes (2018), Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction (2012) and Make My Day (2004). She has been married to Cherry Jones since 2015.
6. Felix Locher
Actor | Star Trek
Character actor Felix Locher (pronounced Lo-Shay) didn't begin acting until he was 73 years old. The father of actor Jon Hall (born Charles Felix Locher), he was visiting his son who was preparing for his part in the film Hell Ship Mutiny (1957) when he was spotted by the director who convinced him...
Director | Abwärts
Carl Schenkel was born on May 8, 1948 in Berne, Switzerland. He relocated to Frankfurt, Germany and worked as a journalist while studying for a degree in sociology. Schenkel broke into the movie industry in the mid-1970's as a script collaborator and assistant director before making his feature ...
Actress | Autostop rosso sangue
Slender and attractive blonde Monica Zanchi was born in Bern, Kanton Bern, Switzerland. Zanchi lived the first seven years of her life in Bern before moving with her family to Bergamo, Italy to treat her ailing brother. Monica's family decided to settle in Italy, so she studied in Bergamo for a ...
11. Kadia Saraf
Actress | The Good Fight
Kadia Saraf was born in Bern, Switzerland to father Bosar, a Jazz musician of Yemeni-Israeli descent and Swiss mother Verena, a peace activist. Kadia graduated from the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York. Her background in performance and her love for the arts inspired her to ...
14. Yves Rénier
Actor | Commissaire Moulin
Yves Rénier was born on September 29, 1942 in Berne, Switzerland. He is an actor and writer, known for Commissaire Moulin (1976), Frantic (1988) and The Story of the Count of Monte Cristo (1961). He has been married to Karin since July 20, 1996. They have two children. He was previously married to ...
17. Fred R. Krug
Producer | Animal World
Served as planner and Picket Captain of the Directors Guild of America's first and only industry strike, of July 14,1987. (3 hours and 5 minutes after the DGA action began on the East Coast, and just moments after members had begun to walk in California, a settlement was reached and "The Five ...
21. Nadia Fares
Director | Miel et cendres
The Polish director, Krzysztof Kieslowski (The "Ten Commandments", "The Double Life of Veronika") was the directing mentor of Nadia Fares while she was at NYU. He said that great directors always tell stories differently but linked to the same theme. "The fish out of water" theme connects with ...
23. Ueli Steck
Ueli Steck was born on October 14, 1976 in Langnau im Emmental, Bern, Switzerland. He is known for his work on Explorers: Adventures of the Century (2013), Reel Rock Film Tour (2010) and Reel Rock (2016). He was married to Nicole. He died on April 30, 2017 in Mount Nuptse, Nepal.
25. Nina Burri
Self | Access Hollywood
Nina Burri was born on August 23 1977 in Berne, Switzerland. She is a contortionist, actress, model and speaker. She had extensive training in various dance styles as well as singing and acting classes. In 2011 she managed her international breakthrough when awarded second place in the show "Die ...
26. Maria Bibikov
Actress | Co se septá
Maria Bibikov was born on April 25, 1917 in Berne, Switzerland as Maria von Bibikoff. She was an actress, known for Co se septá (1938), The Girl on the Bridge (1951) and Svet kde se zebrá (1938). She was married to Hugo Haas. She died on May 9, 2009 in Laxenburg, Lower Austria, ...
28. Silvia Reize
Actress | Die Aubergers
Silvia Reize was born on October 1, 1948 in Berne, Switzerland. She was an actress and producer, known for Die Aubergers (1997), Die Pawlaks - Eine Geschichte aus dem Ruhrgebiet (1982) and Die Magd (1976). She was married to Hans-Ruedi Ledermann. She died on June 19, 2012 in Basel, Switzerland.
Cinematographer | Die Fälscher
Born 1966 in Bern/Switzerland as the son of actress Elisabeth Trissenaar and director Hans Neuenfels. First encounter with film-industry 1982 as production assistant for the feature Penthesiliea.
He worked several years as camera assistant and operator for R.W. Fassbinder's former DP Xaver ...
31. Urs Egger
Director | Kinder der Landstrasse
Urs Egger was born on March 9, 1953 in Bern, Kanton Bern, Switzerland as Urs Johannes Egger. He was a director and assistant director, known for Child on the Open Road (1992), Shillings from Heaven (2018) and The Living Daylights (1987). He died on January 18, 2020 in Berlin, Germany.
33. Pascal Ulli
Actor | Der Goalie bin ig
Pascal Ulli's first appearance on a big screen was 1996 in "Nacht der Gaukler" as Klaus Koska. For this performance he was nominated with 15 other young European actors as Star of Tomorrow at the 9th International Film Festival in Geneva.... and he won the audience award as best promising European ...
36. Valdi Sabev
Music Department | The Greater Meaning of Water
Valdi Sabev was born on 21st October 1982 in Bern, Switzerland. He is a self taught composer, producer, sound designer and mastering engineer. From the early age of 6 he expressed an interest in music and received classical piano lessons.
Valdi Sabev has 3 daughters, Ines, Estelle and Megan with his...
38. Herbert Herrmann
Actor | Mandragola
Herbert Herrmann was born on June 7, 1941 in Berne, Switzerland. He is an actor, known for Mandragola (1974), Ich heirate eine Familie... (1983) and Sonderdezernat K1 (1972). He has been married to Nora von Collande since 2005. He was previously married to Susanne Uhlen.
41. Vincent Laforet
Director | Nocturne
Vincent began his photography career at the age of 15. He started as a photojournalist, honing his abilities by landing internships with newspapers such as The Los Angeles Times and with Reuters. By the time he was 25, he had established himself as the youngest staff photographer for The New York ...
42. Hans Heinz Moser
Assistant Director | Die sechs Kummerbuben
Hans Heinz Moser was born on May 9, 1936 in Berne, Switzerland. He was an actor and assistant director, known for Die sechs Kummerbuben (1968), Das Flugjahr (1982) and Tatort (1970). He was married to Anja van Bosch. He died on April 5, 2017 in Glattfelden, Switzerland.
Director | Bon Voyage
As a Swiss-British citizen, Marc was born 1976 in Switzerland. In 2003 he was chosen as one of Saatchi's 25 top 'Young Directors'. In the same year he won his first Golden Lion in Cannes for the commercial "Game Over" for 'Doctors without boarders'. His New York based short film, "Hotel ...
48. King Jonas
King Jonas I of Lauwiner was born on 15 September 1994 and is the first and only son of Thomas I of Lauwiner and Habiba El-Rhaib. He is the current Emperor of Lauwiner Empire and is recognized for charitable and humanitarian works. He is the first and only son of the family and is confidante of ...