Birth Place Matching "Essen, Germany" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | Ein Mann geht durch die Wand
Heinz Rühmann was born on March 7, 1902 in Essen, Germany as Heinrich Wilhelm Rühmann. He was an actor and producer, known for Ein Mann geht durch die Wand (1959), The Captain from Köpenick (1956) and The Good Soldier Schweik (1960). He was married to Hertha Droemer, Hertha Feiler and Maria ...
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 ...
5. Anja Kruse
Actress | Die schöne Wilhelmine
Anja Kruse was born on August 5, 1956 in Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany. She is an actress, known for Die schöne Wilhelmine (1984), Forsthaus Falkenau (1989) and Barbara Wood - Spiel des Schicksals (2002). She was previously married to Jean-Louis Daniel.
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 Lili Marleen (1981). She was married to Eberhard Radisch and Walter Hass. She died on July 25, 2006 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
8. Heinz Drache
Actor | Ein Sarg aus Hongkong
This actor's chief claim to fame lies in being the most in-vogue screen cop of post-war German cinema. He first established his reputation in the role of the charismatic Inspector Yates in Francis Durbridge's miniseries Das Halstuch (1962), which hit an impressive eighty percent in TV ratings. He ...
16. Anneliese Uhlig
Actress | Der Monddiamant
Anneliese Uhlig was born on August 27, 1918 in Essen, Germany. She was an actress, known for Der Monddiamant (1974), Die Stimme aus dem Äther (1939) and Coming Home (1998). She was married to Douglas Byron Tucker and Kurt Waitzmann. She died on June 17, 2017 in Santa Cruz, California, USA.
21. Paul Klinger
Actor | Tim Frazer
Paul Klinger was born on June 14, 1907 in Essen, Germany as Paul Karl Heinrich Klinksik. He was an actor, known for Tim Frazer (1963), Marriage in the Shadows (1947) and Rommel ruft Kairo (1959). He was married to Karin Andersen and Hildegard Wolf. He died on November 14, 1971 in Munich, Bavaria, ...
22. Robin Jacob
Director | Eleanor of Aquitaine
Robin Jacob had no interest in acting or the movies, other than watching them until his last year at Bell Lane Junior School when his English teacher Anna Scher cast him in the lead of the school play 'The Mayflower.' From then on Robin knew what he wanted to do. Anna was confident in Robin's ...
24. Jessica Franz
Jessica Franz is an actress, voiceover artist, and an award-winning filmmaker from Germany. She made her Hollywood debut by appearing in the David Fincher film, "The Social Network," starring Jesse Eisenberg and Justin Timberlake. In Germany, she took a leading role on a major television network, ...
25. Leny Marenbach
Actress | Die Wirtin zum Weißen Röß'l
Lady-like Leny Marenbach was Germany's answer to Irene Dunne. She seemed to have little artifice about her and was therefore ideally suited to play gentle, impeccably well-mannered model wives or brave battlers against the forces of adversity. In more emancipated mode, she added a much-needed ...
29. Otto Gebühr
Actor | Der große König
Otto Gebühr was born on May 29, 1877 in Kettwig, Essen, Rhine Province, Prussia [now Northrhine-Westphalia], Germany. He was an actor and producer, known for Der große König (1942), The Flute Concert of Sans-Souci (1930) and Fridericus (1937). He was married to Doris Krüger and Cornelia ...
31. Florian Schott
Director | Katutura
Florian Schott is a German born filmmaker living in Namibia since 2009, after meeting his wife on a film shoot. He has worked in the film-business since 2002 and worked as a First Assistant Director all over the world, from Europe to Africa, South America and the Antarctica. In 2012 he wrote, ...
32. Florian Baxmeyer
Director | Die rote Jacke
Florian Baxmeyer, born in 1974 in Essen (West Germany), studied Sociology at the University of Cologne (West Germany), and has worked as an assistant director before his career starts. Since 2000, he has been attending the Film Studies Program at the University of Hamburg (North Germany). His films...
37. John Steppling
Actor | Tess of the D'Urbervilles
John Steppling was born on August 8, 1870 in Essen, Germany as John C. Steppling. He was an actor and director, known for Tess of the D'Urbervilles (1913), Lombardi, Ltd. (1919) and Billy and the Butler (1912). He died on April 5, 1932 in Hollywood, California, USA.
Producer | Dreigroschenfilm
Michael Souvignier was born on October 31, 1958 in Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany as Michael Friedhelm Souvignier. He is a producer and production manager, known for Mack the Knife - Brecht's Threepenny Film (2018). He was previously married to Ica Souvignier.
43. Reinhard Markner
Location Management | Illuminated
A German historian and philologist specializing in early modern secret societies, Reinhard Markner is the chief editor of Die Korrespondenz des Illuminatenordens (2 vols, 2005/13) and of The Secret School of Wisdom (2015, translated into French in 2017). He is a member of the Gotha Research Centre ...
50. Armin Meiwes
Armin Meiwes was born on December 1, 1961 in Essen, Germany.