Birth Place Matching "Düsseldorf, Germany" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actress | American Hustle
Elisabeth Rohm will next be seen in the Roger Ailes biopic FAIR AND BALANCED for Lionsgate and director Jay Roach, portraying Fox News host Martha MacCallum, as well as Ted Melfi's THE STARLING opposite Melissa McCarthy.
Elisabeth recently wrapped production on the Lifetime feature FAMILY PICTURES ...
Actress | Love Actually
Born on 13 August 1971 in Düsseldorf, Germany, as the daughter of former German national ice hockey keeper Rainer Makatsch. After studying politics and sociology at the University of Düsseldorf for two years and an apprenticeship as dressmaker, she was hired by newborn TV music channel VIVA in 1993...
3. Wim Wenders
Director | Der Himmel über Berlin
Wim Wenders is an Oscar-nominated German filmmaker who was born Ernst Wilhelm Wenders on August 14, 1945 in Düsseldorf, which then was located in the British Occupation Zone of what became the Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Federal Republic of Germany, known colloquially as West Germany until ...
4. John Ericson
Actor | Bedknobs and Broomsticks
Ericson was born in Düsseldorf, the son of a German chemist and a Swedish actress and opera singer. Escaping from the Nazi regime, his family emigrated to the U.S. when he was three. At first living in Detroit, they eventually settled in New York where his dad (according to a 1955 newspaper article...
5. Marco Girnth
Actor | SOKO Leipzig
Marco Girnth was born on February 10, 1970 in Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany. He is an actor and writer, known for Leipzig Homicide (2001), Holgi (2000) and Frühling (2011). He has been married to Katja Woywood since August 1998. They have one child.
6. Ava Lazar
Actress | Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Ava Lazar was born on January 1, 1955 in Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany. She is an actress and producer, known for Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982), Forever Young (1992) and Scarface (1983). She was previously married to John Tarnoff.
10. Luise Rainer
Actress | The Great Ziegfeld
Luise Rainer, the first thespian to win back-to-back Oscars, was born on January 12, 1910 in Dusseldorf, Germany, into a prosperous Jewish family. Her parents were Emilie (Königsberger) and Heinrich Rainer, a businessman. She took to the stage, and plied her craft on the boards in Germany. As a ...
12. Greta Schröder
Actress | Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens
Greta Schröder was a German actress. She is best known for the role of Thomas Hutter's wife in the 1922 silent film Nosferatu. In the fictionalized 2000 film, Shadow of the Vampire, she is portrayed as having been a famous actress during the making of Nosferatu, but in fact she was little known.
15. Sonny Grosso
Producer | Night Heat
Sonny Grosso was a New York City police officer when his experiences with his partner Eddie Egan during the early 60s became the basis of the film The French Connection (1971). Grosso had a bit part in the film while Egan had a more substantial role. Grosso later appeared in two more feature films, ...
16. Helmut Käutner
Director | Der Hauptmann von Köpenick
Helmut Käutner was born on March 25, 1908 in Düsseldorf, Germany as Paul Günther Helmut Käutner. He was a director and writer, known for The Captain from Köpenick (1956), The Last Bridge (1954) and The Rest Is Silence (1959). He was married to Erica Balqué. He died on April 20, 1980 in ...
18. Norman Wooland
Actor | Hamlet
A classical stage actor who enjoyed modest film stardom in the late 1940s and 1950s, the good-looking, somewhat unassuming British actor Norman Wooland also worked extensively on radio and television in a career that spanned six decades. Born to British parents in Dusseldorf, Germany on March 16, ...
21. Junes Zahdi
Actor | My Stretch of Texas Ground
Born and raised in Dusseldorf Germany by parents of Spanish Moroccan descent, Junes Zahdi moved to New York City in 2003 to undergo training in a two year master's class in a method acting conservatory. Upon completing his training, Junes was immediately cast as the lead in the film "The Man Who ...
23. Gustaf Gründgens
Gustaf Gründgens was born on December 22, 1899 in Düsseldorf, Germany as Gustav Heinrich Arnold Gründgens. He was an actor and director, known for M (1931), Faust (1960) and Friedemann Bach (1941). He was married to Marianne Hoppe and Erika Mann. He died on October 7, 1963 in Manila, Philippines.
Actress | Verbotene Liebe
Kerstin Landsmann was born on May 21, 1977 in Düsseldorf, Germany. She is known for her work on Verbotene Liebe (1995), Cologne P.D. (2003) and Agnes and His Brothers (2004). She has been married to Dietmar Löffler since September 5, 2004. They have one child.
Actress | SOKO Stuttgart
Astrid M. Fünderich was born on September 27, 1963 in Düsseldorf, Germany as Astrid Margarethe Fünderich. She is an actress, known for SOKO Stuttgart (2009), Die Cleveren (1998) and Tatort (1970). She has been married to Mark Horyna since 1997. They have one child.
Actor | Die Camper
René Heinersdorff was born on September 29, 1963 in Düsseldorf, Germany. He is an actor and director, known for Die Camper (1997), Vier wie wir (1997) and Immer Ärger mit Arno (1999). He has been married to Jeannine Burch since June 30, 2000. They have one child.
Hans Georg Panczak was born on July 19, 1952 in Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany. He is known for his work on Operation Phoenix - Jäger zwischen den Welten (1997), The Country Doctor (1987) and Edel & Starck (2002).
Actor | Sesouar Gia dolofonous
Multitalented Actor, Dancer, Musician, Producer, Theocharis Ioannidis is one of the most talented and respected artists in both Greece and Cyprus. Born in Koln, Germany and due to the diplomatic background of his family Theocharis traveled and lived in Germany, Minneapolis USA and Greece, hence his...
38. Eva Kotthaus
Actress | Himmel ohne Sterne
Eva Kotthaus initially failed to make much headway attending an acting school in her home town. She had a brief spell trying her hand at studying photography, but soon plucked up the courage for a second go at her chosen profession and enrolled at the Otto Falckenberg Drama Academy in Munich where ...
Actress | Unter uns
Claudelle Deckert was born on January 25, 1974 in Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany as Claudia Deckert. She is an actress, known for Unter uns (1994), Rote Rosen (2006) and 112 - Sie retten dein Leben (2008). She has been married to Oliver since May 2013.
42. Doro Pesch
Actress | Anuk 2: The Fire Mountain
Doro Pesch is a female vocalist, formerly of the German band Warlock and one of the few female singers of the 1980s Heavy Metal scene, which was primarily a male-dominated genre of music.
After Warlock underwent many personnel changes, Pesch was the only remaining original member of the band. After ...
45. Harry Piel
Harry Piel was born on July 12, 1892 in Düsseldorf, Germany as Heinrich Piel. He was a director and writer, known for King by Proxy (1924), Die Geheimnisse des Zirkus Barré (1920) and Der Herr der Welt (1934). He was married to Dary Holm and Johanna Präder. He died on March 27, 1963 in ...
50. Kai Ivo Baulitz
Actor | Das Leben der Anderen
Kai Ivo Baulitz was born on August 18, 1971 in Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany. He is an actor and writer, known for The Lives of Others (2006), Freunde für immer - Das Leben ist rund (2006) and Plötzlich Papa - Einspruch abgelehnt! (2008). He is married to Elisabeth ...