Death Place Matching "Munich, 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...
Actor | Leave It to Beaver
Beaumont began his career in show business by perfoming in theatres, nightclubs, and on the radio in 1931. He attended the University of Chattanooga, but left when his position on the football team was changed. He later attended the University of Southern California, and graduated with a Master of ...
3. 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 ...
4. 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 ...
5. 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 ...
8. 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 ...
9. Ulrike Butz
Ulrike Butz, daughter of television presenter Hermann Butz, grew up in the Bavarian district of Miesbach. At the age of 17, she left her parents' home to go to Southern Europe, but only made it as far as Munich, where she was shooting nudes as a 17-year-old. It was during this time that she first ...
10. Barbara Valentin
Actress | Welt am Draht
Barbara Valentin was born on December 15, 1940 in Vienna, Austria. She was an actress, known for World on a Wire (1973), Our Man in Jamaica (1965) and Horrors of Spider Island (1960). She was previously married to Helmut Dietl, Rald Lüders and Ernst Reichardt. She died on February 22, 2002 in ...
Actor | The Longest Day
Hans Christian Blech was born on February 20, 1915 in Darmstadt, Germany. He was an actor, known for The Longest Day (1962), Battle of the Bulge (1965) and Wer zu spät kommt - Das Politbüro erlebt die deutsche Revolution (1990). He was previously married to Erni Wilhelmi. He died on March...
12. Alistair MacLean
Writer | Where Eagles Dare
Alistair MacLean was born on April 28, 1922 in Daviot, Scotland, UK. He was a writer, known for Where Eagles Dare (1968), The Guns of Navarone (1961) and Puppet on a Chain (1970). He was previously married to Mary Marcelle Georgius and Gisela Heinrichsen. He died on February 2, 1987 in Munich, ...
13. 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 ...
14. Hannelore Elsner
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 ...
15. Dana Vávrová
Actress | Herbstmilch
Dana Vávrová was born on August 9, 1967 in Prague, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]. She was an actress and director, known for Autumn Milk (1989), The Last Train (2006) and Amadeus (1984). She was previously married to Joseph Vilsmaier. She died on February 5, 2009 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
16. Klaus Löwitsch
Actor | Welt am Draht
Klaus Löwitsch was born on April 8, 1936 in Berlin, Germany. He was an actor and writer, known for World on a Wire (1973), Firefox (1982) and Cross of Iron (1977). He was previously married to Helga Heinrich. He died on December 3, 2002 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
17. Sonja Ziemann
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 | 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 previously married to Eberhard Radisch and Walter Hass. She died on July 25, 2006 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
Actress | Der Hauptmann von Köpenick
Hannelore Schroth was born on January 10, 1922 in Berlin, Germany. She was an actress, known for The Captain from Köpenick (1956), Emil of Lonneberga (1971) and A Glass of Water (1958). She was previously married to Peter Köster, Hans Hass and Carl Raddatz. She died on July 7, 1987 in Munich, ...
21. 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.
22. 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 ...
23. 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 ...
24. 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,...
25. Siegfried Lowitz
Actor | Der Alte
Siegfried Lowitz was born on September 22, 1914 in Berlin, Germany. He was an actor, known for The Old Fox (1977), The Vengeance of Doctor Mabuse (1972) and Biedermann und die Brandstifter (1967). He was previously married to Marianne Probst and Elisabeth Felber. He died on June 27, 1999 in Munich,...
26. Rudolf Schündler
Actor | Suspiria
Rudolf Schündler was born on April 17, 1906 in Leipzig, Germany. He was an actor and director, known for Suspiria (1977), The Exorcist (1973) and The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933). He was previously married to Christine Laszar. He died on December 12, 1988 in Munich, Bavaria, West Germany.
27. Ekkehardt Belle
Actor | Underworld
Ekkehardt Belle was born on May 18, 1954 in Glehn, Grevenbroich, Germany. He was an actor, known for Underworld (2003), Summer Storm (2004) and Merlin (1980). He was previously married to Marlene Deiffel. He died on January 31, 2022 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
28. Hans Brenner
Actor | Todesspiel
Hans Brenner was born on November 25, 1938 in Innsbruck, Austria. He was an actor and editor, known for Todesspiel (1997), Mathias Kneissl (1971) and Die Hausmeisterin (1987). He was previously married to Susanne Kappeler. He died on September 4, 1998 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
29. 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 previously married to Elisabeth Endriss and Agnes Fink. He died on January 5, 2000 ...
31. 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, ...
32. Fritz Kortner
Actor | Die Büchse der Pandora
Fritz Kortner was born on May 12, 1892 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary [now Austria]. He was an actor and director, known for Pandora's Box (1929), Somewhere in the Night (1946) and The Hands of Orlac (1924). He was previously married to Johanna Hofer. He died on July 22, 1970 in Munich, Bavaria, West ...
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 previously married to Christian Kohlund. She died on March 3, 2014 in Munich, ...
Actress | Alpenglühn im Dirndlrock
Judith Armbrüster was born on November 19, 1950 in Bad Kreuznach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. She was an actress, known for Alpenglühn im Dirndlrock (1974), Bohr weiter, Kumpel (1974) and Junge Mädchen mögen's heiß, Hausfrauen noch heißer (1973). She died on June 22, ...
37. Robert Freitag
Actor | The Great Escape
Robert Freitag was born on April 7, 1916 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary [now Austria]. 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 previously 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 ...
39. Ian MacNaughton
Director | Monty Python's Flying Circus
Ian MacNaughton was born on December 30, 1925 in Glasgow, Scotland, UK. 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 previously married to Ike Ott and Rita Davies. He died on December 10, 2002 in ...
40. Paul Hartmann
Actor | The Longest Day
Paul Hartmann was born on January 8, 1889 in Fürth, Bavaria, Germany. He was an actor, known for The Longest Day (1962), Bismarck (1940) and F.P.1 Doesn't Answer (1932). He was previously married to Elfriede Lieberum and ???. He died on June 30, 1977 in Munich, Bavaria, West Germany.
41. 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 ...
42. Traudl Junge
Writer | Der Untergang
Traudl Junge was born on March 16, 1920 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. She was a writer, known for Downfall (2004), The Last Ten Days (1955) and Blind Spot. Hitler's Secretary (2002). She was previously married to Hans Hermann Junge. She died on February 10, 2002 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
43. Robert Graf
Actor | The Great Escape
Robert Graf was born on November 18, 1923 in Witten, Germany. He was an actor, known for The Great Escape (1963), Aren't We Wonderful? (1958) and Jonas (1957). He was previously married to Selma Urfer. He died on February 4, 1966 in Munich, Bavaria, West Germany.
44. Alexander Kerst
Actor | The Winds of War
Alexander Kerst was born on February 23, 1924 in Kralup an der Moldau, Czechoslovakia [now Kralupy nad Vltavou, Czech Republic]. He was an actor, known for The Winds of War (1983), Suchkind 312 (1955) and Das Messer (1971). He was previously married to Susanne Korda. He died on December 9, 2010 in ...
46. Claudia Butenuth
Actress | Brass Target
Claudia Butenuth was born on September 20, 1946 in Göttingen, Lower Saxony, Germany. She was an actress and director, known for Brass Target (1978), What Have You Done to Solange? (1972) and Wenn mein Schätzchen auf die Pauke haut (1971). She was previously married to Patrick Neville Booth. ...
47. 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 ...
48. 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 ...
49. Günter Hendel
Actor | So viel nackte Zärtlichkeit
Günter Hendel was born on December 22, 1922 in Kolberg, Pomerania, Germany [now Kolobrzeg, Zachodniopomorskie, Poland]. He was an actor and director, known for So viel nackte Zärtlichkeit (1968) and Graf Porno und seine Mädchen (1969). He died on January 16, 2018 in Munich, Bavaria, ...
50. 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), Fußballtrainer Wulff (1972) and Eichholz und Söhne (1977). He was previously married to Viktoria Brams and Ingrid van Bergen. He died on November 6, 2008 in Munich, ...