Death Place Matching "Munich, Bavaria, Germany" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Writer | Faustrecht der Freiheit
Above all, Rainer Werner Fassbinder was a rebel whose life and art was marked by gross contradiction. Openly homosexual, he married twice; one of his wives acted in his films and the other served as his editor. Accused variously by detractors of being anticommunist, male chauvinist, antiSemitic and...
2. Gert Fröbe
Actor | Goldfinger
Tall, portly built German born actor (and talented violinist) who notched up over 100 film appearances, predominantly in German-language productions. He will forever be remembered by Western audiences as the bombastic megalomaniac "Auric Goldfinger" trying to kill Sean Connery and irradiate the ...
3. Karin Dor
Actress | You Only Live Twice
Born Kätherose Derr in Wiesbaden, Karin Dor studied acting and ballet at school and began in films as an extra. The attractive redhead made an indelible impression on Austrian director Harald Reinl (who became her first husband in 1954) and this paved the way to higher profile roles. Her first ...
Actress | Taras Bulba
Born in Austria to a French mother and a German father, young Christine Kaufmann conquered the hearts of post-war German movie audiences in movies like Der schweigende Engel (1954), Ein Herz schlägt für Erika (1956) and, most famously, Rosen-Resli (1954). Discovered at the tender age of ...
5. Max Schreck
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 ...
Actress | Welt am Draht
Barbara Valentin was born on December 15, 1940 in Vienna, Austria as Ursula Ledersteger. She was an actress, known for World on a Wire (1973), Our Man in Jamaica (1965) and Horrors of Spider Island (1960). She was married to John Ashton and Helmut Dietl. She died on February 22, 2002 in Munich, ...
Actress | Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor
New trends in post-war German cinema saw a shift away from the glamorous divas or idealised motherhood figures of the 1930s and 40s towards uncomplicated, wholesome, vivacious, perhaps tomboyish girl-next-door types. Germanic features were no longer strictly required. Dimple-cheeked, dark-haired ...
Actress | Die Kommissarin
One of the pre-eminent divas of post-war German cinema, Hannelore Elsner (born 'Elstner') was the consummate actress: a gifted and versatile performer with a penchant for intense roles, often as emancipated, strong-willed women. A Bavarian engineer's daughter (her father died of tuberculosis when ...
Actor | The Longest Day
Hans Christian Blech was born on February 20, 1915 in Darmstadt, Germany. He is known for his work on The Longest Day (1962), Battle of the Bulge (1965) and Wer zu spät kommt - Das Politbüro erlebt die deutsche Revolution (1990). He was married to Erni Wilhelmi. He died on March 5, 1993 ...
11. Horst Tappert
Actor | Derrick
Born on 26 May 1923 in Wuppertal, he served with the Nazi German Waffen-SS in World War II. After attending acting lessons at the theater in Stendal, where he also made his stage debut, he performed on several important stages in Germany, but became widely popular as cinema and television actor in ...
12. Lil Dagover
Actress | Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari
A prominent German film actress born on 30 September 1887 at Madiven, Java, the daughter of a forest ranger in the service of the Dutch authorities. Sent at the age of ten to Baden-Baden to study, she later entered the cinema thanks to her marriage in 1917 to the actor Fritz Dagover who was 25 ...
14. Peter Capell
Peter Capell was born on September 3, 1912 in Berlin, Germany. He was an actor and writer, known for Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971), One, Two, Three (1961) and Paths of Glory (1957). He died on March 3, 1986 in Munich, Bavaria, West Germany.
15. Olga Tschechowa
Actress | Die Drei von der Tankstelle
Olga Chekhova (also Olga Tschechova in German), one of the most popular stars of the silent film era, remained a mysterious person throughout her life and was accused of being a Russian agent in Nazi Germany.
She was born Olga Konstantinovna von Knipper on April 26, 1897, in Aleksandropol, ...
16. Dana Vávrová
Actress | Herbstmilch
Dana Vávrová was born on August 9, 1967 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. She was an actress and director, known for Autumn Milk (1989), The Last Train (2006) and Amadeus (1984). She was married to Joseph Vilsmaier. She died on February 5, 2009 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
Actress | Kein Pardon
Elisabeth Volkmann was born on March 16, 1936 in Essen, Germany. She was an actress, known for Kein Pardon (1993), Veronika Voss (1982) and Oh, diese Geister (1966). She was married to Eberhard Radisch and Walter Hass. She died on July 25, 2006 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
18. Werner Stocker
Actor | Die weiße Rose
Werner Stocker was born on 7 April 1955 in Flintsbach am Inn, Germany and studied acting at the New Munich Acting School and the noted Otto Falckenberg School. After receiving the German Movie Award as Best Younger Actor in 1983, he starred in several critically acclaimed TV movies and feature ...
19. Bernhard Wicki
Director | The Longest Day
Bernhard Wicki was born on October 28, 1919 in St. Pölten, Lower Austria, Austria. He was an actor and director, known for The Longest Day (1962), The Bridge (1959) and The Miracle of Father Malachia (1961). He was married to Elisabeth Endriss and Agnes Fink. He died on January 5, 2000 in Munich, ...
20. Rudolf Schündler
Actor | Suspiria
Rudolf Schündler was born on April 17, 1906 in Leipzig, Germany as Rudolf Ernst Paul Schündler. He was an actor and director, known for Suspiria (1977), The Exorcist (1973) and The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933). He was married to Christine Laszar. He died on December 12, 1988 in Munich, Bavaria, ...
21. 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 ...
22. Renate Ewert
Actress | Mikosch, der Stolz der Kompanie
Born in Königsberg in 1935, Renate Ewert and her family had to leave their home and relocate to Hamburg during WWII. As she was determined to become an actress, she applied for the "Hamburger Kammerspiele" but was rejected. By doing synchronising jobs for foreign movies she finally got her first ...
23. Sybille Schmitz
Actress | Titanic
The enigmatic actress remains one of the most interesting figures in German film. Although she achieved stardom early in her career, the tragic Sybille Schmitz could never fit in with her surroundings. Too "alien looking" for Hollywood, Schmitz never migrated to America like her more glamorous ...
24. Fritz Kortner
Actor | Somewhere in the Night
Fritz Kortner was born on May 12, 1892 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary as Fritz Nathan Kohn. He was an actor and director, known for Somewhere in the Night (1946), Pandora's Box (1929) and The Hands of Orlac (1924). He was married to Johanna Hofer. He died on July 22, 1970 in Munich, Bavaria, West ...
28. Traudl Junge
Writer | Der Untergang
Traudl Junge was born on March 16, 1920 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany as Gertraud Humps. She is known for her work on Downfall (2004), The Last Ten Days (1955) and Blind Spot. Hitler's Secretary (2002). She was married to Hans Hermann Junge. She died on February 10, 2002 in Munich.
Actress | Le Comte de Monte Cristo
Constanze started into the movies at an early age: as the German voice of "Jeff" from "Lassie." After "Gymnasium" (high school) the daughter of actress Alice Franz studied singing at the Richard-Strauss-Konservatorium in Munich, Germany, at Guildhall School in London, GB, and at the Mozarteum in ...
30. Robert Freitag
Actor | The Great Escape
Robert Freitag was born on April 7, 1916 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary as Robert Peter Freytag. He was an actor and director, known for The Great Escape (1963), Decision Before Dawn (1951) and Ein Monat auf dem Lande (1960). He was married to Maria Sebaldt and Maria Becker. He died on July 8, 2010 in ...
31. Edith Schneider
Actress | Venus im Licht
Edith Schneider was born on July 16, 1919 in Bochum, Germany. She is known for her work on Venus im Licht (1960), Odysseus auf Ogygia (1968) and Arche Nora (1948). She was married to Peter Mosbacher. She died on August 11, 2012 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
32. Hertha Feiler
Actress | Frau im Strom
Hertha Feiler was born on August 3, 1916 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary. She was an actress, known for Frau im Strom (1939), Rembrandt (1942) and Charley's Aunt (1956). She was married to Heinz Rühmann. She died on November 1, 1970 in Munich, Bavaria, West Germany.
33. Otto Wernicke
Otto Wernicke was born on September 30, 1893 in Osterode am Harz, Germany. He was an actor and director, known for M (1931), The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933) and Titanic (1943). He died on November 7, 1965 in Munich, Bavaria, West Germany.
Actress | Der Hauptmann von Köpenick
Hannelore Schroth was born on January 10, 1922 in Berlin, Germany as Hannelore Emilie Käte Grete Schroth. She was an actress, known for The Captain from Köpenick (1956), Emil i Lönneberga (1971) and Emil and the Piglet (1973). She was married to Peter Köster, Hans Hass and Carl Raddatz. ...
Music Department | Sabrina
Friedrich Hollaender was the son of the composer Victor Hollaender, who composed shows in Berlin in the 1890s to 1910s. Frederick received early musical training, since 1913 he was student of opera composer Engelbert Humperdinck (who composed Hänsel und Gretel). He started as repetitor at a theater...
36. Paul Hartmann
Actor | The Longest Day
Paul Hartmann was born on January 8, 1889 in Fürth, Bavaria, Germany as Paul Wilhelm Constantin Hartmann. He was an actor, known for The Longest Day (1962), Bismarck (1940) and The Tunnel (1933). He was married to Elfriede Lieberum. He died on June 30, 1977 in Munich, Bavaria, West Germany.
38. Alexander Kerst
Actor | The Winds of War
Alexander Kerst was born on February 23, 1924 in Kralup an der Moldau, Czechoslovakia as Friedrich Alexander Kerszt. He was an actor, known for The Winds of War (1983), Das Messer (1971) and Suchkind 312 (1955). He was married to Susanne Korda. He died on December 9, 2010 in Munich, Bavaria, ...
39. Helmut Dietl
Writer | Schtonk
Helmut Dietl was born on June 22, 1944 in Bad Wiessee, Bavaria, Germany. He was a writer and director, known for Schtonk (1992), Rossini (1997) and Monaco Franze - Der ewige Stenz (1983). He was married to Tamara Dietl, Barbara Valentin and Karin Dietl-Wichmann. He died on March 30, 2015 in Munich,...
44. Ian MacNaughton
Director | Monty Python's Flying Circus
Ian MacNaughton was born on December 30, 1925 in Glasgow, Scotland as Edward Ian MacNaughton. He was a director and actor, known for Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969), And Now for Something Completely Different (1971) and Q6 (1969). He was married to Ike Ott and Rita Davies. He died on December ...
Actress | Aus dem Leben der Marionetten
Christine Buchegger was born on November 19, 1942 in Vienna, Austria. She was an actress, known for From the Life of the Marionettes (1980), Claus Graf Stauffenberg (1970) and The Salzburg Connection (1972). She was married to Christian Kohlund. She died on March 3, 2014 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
46. Mady Rahl
Actress | Liebesgrüße aus Tirol
Beautiful, smoky-voiced platinum blonde Mady Rahl was the 'Sportsmädel' of the German cinema in the 1930's and 40's. During the war years, she was touted in Nazi propaganda as an ideal of Germanic femininity. Her association with members of the regime, including the ever roving-eyed Joseph Goebbels,...
48. Ulrich Beiger
Actor | The Great Escape
Ulrich Beiger was born on August 26, 1918 in Munich, Germany. He was an actor and director, known for The Great Escape (1963), Im Weissen Rössl (1952) and Percy Stuart (1969). He was married to Hannelore Schützler. He died on September 18, 1996 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
49. Hans Brenner
Actor | Todesspiel
Hans Brenner was born on November 25, 1938 in Innsbruck, Austria as Johann Brenner. He was an actor and editor, known for Todesspiel (1997), Mathias Kneissl (1971) and Die Hausmeisterin (1987). He was married to Susanne Kappeler. He died on September 4, 1998 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
50. Rosl Mayr
Actress | Drei Schwedinnen in Oberbayern
Rosl Mayr was born on December 30, 1896 in Regensburg, Germany as Rosa Mayr. She was an actress, known for 3 Sexy Girls in Tirol (1977), Hurra - Die Schwedinnen sind da (1978) and Isar 12 (1961). She died on June 26, 1981 in Munich, Bavaria, West Germany.