Death Place Matching "Munich, Bavaria, Germany" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. 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 ...
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...
Actress | Town Without Pity
Christine Kaufmann was born on January 11, 1945 in Lengdorf, Styria, Austria as Christine Maria Kaufmann. She was an actress, known for Town Without Pity (1961), Taras Bulba (1962) and The Last Days of Pompeii (1959). She was married to Klaus Zey, Reno Eckstein, Achim Lenz and Tony Curtis. She died...
4. 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 ...
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 | 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 ...
Actress | Moulin Rouge
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, ...
10. 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 ...
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. 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), Paths of Glory (1957) and One, Two, Three (1961). He died on March 3, 1986 in Munich, Bavaria, West Germany.
13. Sybille Schmitz
Actress | Vampyr
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 ...
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 ...
15. Barbara Valentin
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 The Spider's Web (1960). She was married to John Ashton and Helmut Dietl. She died on February 22, 2002 in Munich, Bavaria, ...
Actress | Kein Pardon
Elisabeth Volkmann was born on March 16, 1936 in Essen, Germany. She was an actress, known for Kein Pardon (1993), Oh, diese Geister (1966) and Geierwally (1988). She was married to Eberhard Radisch and Walter Hass. She died on July 25, 2006 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
17. 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 Gruß und Kuß vom Tegernsee (1957). He was married to Christine Laszar. He died on December 12, 1988 in Munich,...
18. 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.
20. 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 Duve, Barbara Valentin and Karin Dietl-Wichmann. He died on March 30, 2015 in Munich, ...
21. Gustav Machatý
Director | Ekstase
Gustav Machatý was born on May 9, 1901 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (now the Czech Republic). His first experience with the motion picture industry was playing piano at movie theaters, accompanying silent pictures. In 1917, he made his debut as an actor.
In the early 1920s, he emigrated to ...
22. 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, ...
23. Harald Leipnitz
Actor | Sperrbezirk
Harald Leipnitz was born on April 22, 1926 in Wuppertal, Germany. He was an actor and director, known for Sperrbezirk (1966), Die endlose Nacht (1963) and Susanne, die Wirtin von der Lahn (1967). He was married to Walburga Dohle. He died on November 21, 2000 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
24. 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 ...
27. Fritz Kortner
Actor | Die Büchse der Pandora
Fritz Kortner was born on May 12, 1892 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary as Fritz Nathan Kohn. He was an actor and director, known for Pandora's Box (1929), The Hands of Orlac (1924) and Somewhere in the Night (1946). He was married to Johanna Hofer. He died on July 22, 1970 in Munich, Bavaria, West ...
28. Werner Stocker
Actor | Die weiße Rose
Werner Stocker was born on 7 April 1955 in Flintsbach am Inn, Germany and studied acting at the 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 films ...
31. 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 ...
32. 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 ...
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.
34. Paul Verhoeven
Director | Vergiß die Liebe nicht
Paul Verhoeven was born on June 23, 1901 in Unna, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany as Paulus Joseph Verhoeven. He was an actor and director, known for Vergiß die Liebe nicht (1953), The Big Shadow (1942) and The Dance of Death (1967). He was married to Doris Kiesow. He died on March 22, 1975 ...
35. 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), Ein Monat auf dem Lande (1960) and Decision Before Dawn (1951). He was married to Maria Sebaldt and Maria Becker. He died on July 8, 2010 in ...
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 ...
37. Siegfried Lowitz
Actor | Der Alte
Siegfried Lowitz was born on September 22, 1914 in Berlin, Germany as Siegfried Wodolowitz. He was an actor, known for The Old Fox (1977), Dr. M schlägt zu (1972) and Anna Maria - Eine Frau geht ihren Weg (1994). He was married to Marianne Probst and Elisabeth Felber. He died on June 27, 1999 ...
38. Hans Korte
Actor | Der große Bellheim
Hans Korte was born on April 8, 1929 in Bochum, Germany. He was an actor, known for Der große Bellheim (1993), Death Is My Trade (1977) and Der Vater eines Mörders (1987). He was married to Barbara Rath and Karin Eickelbaum. He died on September 25, 2016 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
39. Ruth Leuwerik
Actress | Die Trapp-Familie in Amerika
Often called the First Lady of German cinema, Ruth Leuwerik was at the peak of her popularity during the 1950's when partnered on screen by the leading male stars of the post-war era: Dieter Borsche, Hannes Messemer, Curd Jürgens and O.W. Fischer. She proved her range by alternating between ...
41. 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.
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), The Salzburg Connection (1972) and Claus Graf Stauffenberg (1970). She was married to Christian Kohlund. She died on March 3, 2014 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
44. Thomas Holtzmann
Actor | Qui êtes-vous, Monsieur Sorge?
Thomas Holtzmann was born on April 1, 1927 in Munich, Germany. He is known for his work on Qui êtes-vous, Monsieur Sorge? (1961), Michael Kohlhaas - Der Rebell (1969) and Funeral in Berlin (1966). He was married to Gustl Halenke. He died on January 4, 2013 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
45. Pinkas Braun
Actor | Les brigades du Tigre
This lean, incisive, basso-voiced Swiss actor with the unsettling mephistophelean countenance was the son of a Galician-Jewish merchant. Pinkas Braun began his chosen vocation at the age of eighteen as an extra with the Zürcher Schauspielhaus (embracing what he considered the 'order and discipline'...
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 Ein Glas Wasser (1958). She was married to Peter Köster, Hans Hass and Carl Raddatz. She ...
47. 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.
48. Michael Hinz
Actor | Das Feuerschiff
Michael Hinz was born on December 28, 1939 in Berlin, Germany. He was an actor and writer, known for The Lightship (1963), Eichholz und Söhne (1977) and The Famous Five (1978). He was married to Viktoria Brams and Ingrid van Bergen. He died on November 6, 2008 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
49. Erich Kästner
Writer | The Parent Trap
Erich Kästner was born on February 23, 1899 in Dresden, Germany as Emil Erich Kästner. He was a writer and actor, known for The Parent Trap (1998), Das doppelte Lottchen (1950) and Emil und die Detektive (1931). He died on July 29, 1974 in Munich, Bavaria, West Germany.
50. Agnes Fink
Actress | Zwischen den Zügen
Agnes Fink was born on December 14, 1919 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. She was an actress, known for Zwischen den Zügen (1961), Das Lächeln der Gioconda (1966) and Die große Reise (1961). She was married to Bernhard Wicki. She died on October 28, 1994 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.