Birth Place Matching "Berne, Switzerland" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Ursula Andress

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.

3. Max Hubacher

Actor | Der Hauptmann

Max Hubacher was born in 1993 in Bern, Kanton Bern, Switzerland. He is an actor, known for The Captain (2017), Mario (2018) and Midnight Runner (2018).

4. Anna Katarina

Actress | The Game

Anna Katarina was born on March 14, 1960 in Bern, Switzerland as Anna Sterling Katarina. She is an actress and producer, known for The Game (1997), The Dictator (2012) and Batman Returns (1992).

5. Liselotte Pulver

Actress | One, Two, Three

Liselotte Pulver was born on October 11, 1929 in Berne, Switzerland. She is an actress, known for One, Two, Three (1961), Das Wirtshaus im Spessart (1958) and Lafayette (1962). She was previously married to Helmut Schmid.

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...

7. Sibylle Canonica

Actress | Bella Martha

Sibylle Canonica was born on April 26, 1957 in Berne, Switzerland. She is an actress, known for Mostly Martha (2001), Tatort (1970) and Die Braut (1999).

8. Carl Schenkel

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 ...

9. Mónica Zanchi

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 ...

10. Sabine Timoteo

Actress | L'amour, l'argent, l'amour

Sabine Timoteo was born on March 25, 1975 in Berne, Switzerland as Sabine Hagenbuechle. She is an actress and writer, known for Love, Money, Love (2000), The Chronicles of Melanie (2016) and Drift (2015).

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 ...

12. Stefan Kurt

Actor | Der Schattenmann

Stefan Kurt was born on October 22, 1959 in Berne, Switzerland. He is an actor and producer, known for Der Schattenmann (1996), Dreileben (2011) and The Foster Boy (2011).

13. Giuseppe Bausilio

Actor | Dead Man Down

Giuseppe Bausilio was born on June 20, 1997 in Bern, Switzerland. He is an actor, known for Dead Man Down (2013), Ode to Passion (2020) and What Are You Doing NYE? (2019).

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 ...

15. James Bulliard

Actor | That Was Then

James Bulliard was born on August 23, 1978 in Berne, Switzerland as James Ambrose Bulliard. He is an actor, known for That Was Then (2002), Full Disclosure (2001) and Relic Hunter (1999).

16. Markus Imboden

Director | Ausgerechnet Zoé

Markus Imboden was born on October 17, 1955 in Interlaken, Bern, Switzerland. He is a director and writer, known for Ausgerechnet Zoé (1994), Mörder auf Amrum (2009) and Heidi (2001). He is married to Martina Gedeck.

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 ...

18. John Ashley

Actor | 2001: A Space Odyssey

John Ashley was born on December 10, 1941 in Brienz, Bern, Switzerland as John Ashe. He is an actor, known for 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) and The Dick Emery Show (1963).

19. Bettina Stucky

Actress | Meier Marilyn

Bettina Stucky was born on April 18, 1969 in Bern, Switzerland. She is an actress, known for Meier Marilyn (2003), Tatort (1970) and Our Little Differences (2012). She has been married to Nicolas Rosat since 2001.

20. Linda Geiser

Actress | Königswalzer

Linda Geiser was born on May 13, 1935 in Köniz, Bern, Switzerland. She is an actress, known for Waltz King (1955), Uli, der Knecht (1954) and Zu jung für die Liebe? (1961).

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 ...

22. Max Gertsch

Actor | Mord mit Aussicht

Max Gertsch was born on December 2, 1963 in Bern, Switzerland. He is an actor, known for Mord mit Aussicht (2008), Weissensee (2010) and In aller Freundschaft (1998). He has been married to Silvia Rachor since 2004.

23. Ueli Steck

Self | Explorers: Adventures of the Century

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.

24. Joachim Kretzer

Actor | Die Verbrechen des Professor Capellari

Joachim Kretzer was born in 1968 in Bern, Switzerland. He is an actor, known for Die Verbrechen des Professor Capellari (1998), In aller Freundschaft (1998) and Der Arzt vom Wörthersee (2006).

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, ...

27. Isabel Blanco

Actress | Todos os santos

Isabel Blanco was born in 1971 in Berne, Switzerland as Isabel Blanco Picallo. She is an actress, known for Todos os santos (2013), Invader (2012) and Efectos secundarios (2007).

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.

29. Benedict Neuenfels

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 ...

30. Bettina Oberli

Director | Im Nordwind

Bettina Oberli was born in 1972 in Interlaken, Bern, Switzerland. She is a director and writer, known for Im Nordwind (2004), The Murder Farm (2009) and The Wind Turns (2018).

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.

32. Boris Blank

Soundtrack | Spider-Man: Homecoming

Boris Blank was born on January 15, 1952 in Berne, Switzerland as Boris Leibovich Blank.

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 ...

34. Jean-Pierre Le Roy

Actor | Tatort

Jean-Pierre Le Roy was born on November 11, 1953 in Bern, Switzerland. He is an actor, known for Tatort (1970), Zwei Münchner in Hamburg (1989) and Kommissar Klefisch (1990).

35. Milo Rau

Director | Das Kongo Tribunal

Milo Rau was born on January 25, 1977 in Bern, Switzerland. He is a director and writer, known for The Congo Tribunal (2017), The New Gospel (2020) and Die Moskauer Prozesse (2014).

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...

37. Sylvia Steinbrecht

Art Director | Biutiful

Sylvia Steinbrecht was born in 1977 in Bern, Switzerland as Sylvia Steinbrecht-Aleix. She is an art director and production designer, known for Biutiful (2010), The Gunman (2015) and Sahara (2005).

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.

39. Andrea Bürgin

Actress | Die Gang

Andrea Bürgin was born on February 6, 1957 in Wengen, Bern, Switzerland. She is an actress, known for Die Gang (1997), Tatort (1970) and Tage im Hotel (1983).

40. Sonja Damjanovic

Actress | Sva ta ravnica

Sonja Damjanovic was born in 1974 in Bern, Switzerland. She is an actress, known for Sva ta ravnica (2009), Jagodici (2012) and The Parade (2011).

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.

43. Luke Wilkins

Actor | Dell & Richthoven

Luke Wilkins was born on May 15, 1979 in Riggisberg, Berne, Switzerland. He is an actor, known for Dell & Richthoven (2008), Verbotene Liebe (1995) and Nesthocker - Familie zu verschenken (1999).

44. Sophie Hunger

Soundtrack | Last Night

Sophie Hunger was born on March 31, 1983 in Bern, Kanton Bern, Switzerland as Emilie Jeanne-Sophie Welti.

45. Marc Raymond Wilkins

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 ...

46. Urs-Peter Wolters

Actor | Tatort

Urs-Peter Wolters was born on May 13, 1958 in Bern, Switzerland. He is an actor, known for Tatort (1970), November (2003) and Hausarrest (2015).

47. Birgit Steinegger

Actress | Movin' In

Birgit Steinegger was born on November 4, 1948 in Berne, Switzerland. She is an actress, known for Movin' In (2010), Ein Fall für Männdli (1973) and Undercover (2005).

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 ...

50. Christoph Marti

Actor | Mutti - Der Film

Christoph Marti was born on July 24, 1966 in Berne, Switzerland. He is known for his work on Mutti - Der Film (2003), Hinter verschlossenen Türen (1991) and Courts mais GAY: Tome 6 (2003).


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