Birth Place Matching "Essen, Germany" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Dietrich Hollinderbäumer

Actor | Der Untergang

Dietrich Hollinderbäumer was born on August 16, 1942 in Essen, Germany. He is an actor, known for Downfall (2004), Der Seerosenteich (2002) and Bron/Broen (2011).

2. Henning Baum

Actor | Der letzte Bulle

Henning Baum was born on September 20, 1972 in Essen, Germany. He is an actor and producer, known for The Last Cop (2010), Mit Herz und Handschellen (2002) and Shiverstone Castle (2016).

3. Heinz Rühmann

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 ...

4. 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 ...

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.

6. Sinan Farhangmehr

Actor | Dogs of Berlin

Sinan Farhangmehr was born on September 1, 1987 in Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He is an actor, known for Dogs of Berlin (2018), Ready to Rumble (2018) and Sinan G - Dogs of Berlin (2018).

7. Elisabeth Volkmann

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 ...

9. Veysel Gelin

Actor | 4 Blocks

Veysel Gelin was born in 1984 in Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He is an actor and composer, known for 4 Blocks (2017), Blind (2019) and Nur noch 60 Sekunden (2014).

10. Ralf Richter

Actor | Das Boot

Ralf Richter was born on August 17, 1957 in Essen, Germany. He is an actor, known for Das Boot (1981), Was nicht passt wird passend gemacht (2003) and If It Don't Fit, Use a Bigger Hammer (2002).

12. Marlon Kittel

Actor | Sommersturm

Marlon Kittel was born on December 11, 1983 in Essen, Germany. He is an actor, known for Summer Storm (2004), Die Wache (1994) and Mein Leben & ich (2001).

13. Markus Knüfken

Actor | Millennium Mann

Markus Knüfken was born on August 18, 1965 in Essen, Germany. He is an actor, known for Millennium Mann (2001), Auf Achse (1980) and Maja (2006). He is married to Andrea Lion. They have two children. He was previously married to Ellen Ten Damme.

14. Thomas Limpinsel

Actor | Der Untergang

Thomas Limpinsel was born in 1965 in Essen, Germany. He is an actor, known for Downfall (2004), Lena Lorenz (2015) and Schulmädchen (2002).

15. Lars Gärtner

Actor | Das Experiment

Lars Gärtner was born on September 20, 1974 in Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany. He is an actor, known for The Experiment (2001), Stromberg (2004) and Der Lehrer (2009). He was previously married to Katharina Schubert.

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.

17. Fred Aaron Blake

Actor | Er ist wieder da

Fred Aaron Blake was born on October 25, 1968 in Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He is an actor, known for Look Who's Back (2015), Wetlands (2013) and A Coffee in Berlin (2012).

18. Diether Krebs

Actor | Sketch-up

Diether Krebs was born on August 11, 1947 in Essen, Germany. He was an actor and writer, known for Sketch-up (1984), Bei Aufschlag Mord (1996) and Möbius (1993). He was married to Bettina Freifrau von Leoprechting. He died on January 4, 2000 in Hamburg, Germany.

19. Heinrich Schafmeister

Actor | Comedian Harmonists

Heinrich Schafmeister was born on March 2, 1957 in Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany. He is an actor, known for The Harmonists (1997), Kinder, Kinder (2007) and Little Sharks (1992). He is married to Jutta Schafmeister.

20. Roland Riebeling

Actor | How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast)

Roland Riebeling was born in 1978 in Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He is an actor, known for How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast) (2019), MM - Mensch Markus (2002) and Impossibly Yours (2006).

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

The Social Network

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 ...

26. Paul Neuhaus

Actor | Der Stoff aus dem die Träume sind

Paul Neuhaus was born on January 26, 1938 in Essen, Germany. He is an actor, known for The Stuff That Dreams Are Made of (1972), Battle of Britain (1969) and Tiefe blaue See (1971).

27. Viktoria Brams

Actress | Marienhof

Viktoria Brams was born on September 17, 1944 in Essen, Germany. She is known for her work on Marienhof (1992), Der Vater und sein Sohn (1967) and Endspurt (1970).

28. Carla Dunareanu

Actress | Rojak

Carla Dunareanu was born on January 23, 1989 in Essen, Germany. She is an actress, known for Rojak (2016), The Kitchen Musical (2011) and Equals (2015).

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 ...

30. Barbara Nüsse

Actress | Die Kleinbürger

Barbara Nüsse was born on February 17, 1943 in Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. She is an actress, known for Die Kleinbürger (1969), The Peppercorns (1999) and Tatort (1970).

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...

33. Gordon Sterne

Actor | An American Werewolf in London

Gordon Sterne was born on January 16, 1923 in Essen, Germany as Gerhard Paul Stern. He was an actor, known for An American Werewolf in London (1981), Highlander (1986) and Melissa (1997). He died on April 4, 2017.

34. Marie-Luise Marjan

Actress | Lindenstraße

Marie-Luise Marjan was born on August 9, 1940 in Essen, Germany as Marlies Lause. She is an actress, known for Lindenstraße (1985), Die Vorstadtkrokodile (1977) and Lindenstraße: Finstere Weihnacht (2006).

35. Uli Krohm

Actor | Die rote Meile

Uli Krohm was born in 1948 in Essen, Germany. He is an actor, known for Die rote Meile (1999), Heldt (2013) and Koslowski & Haferkamp (2014).

36. Niki Stein

Director | Tatort

Niki Stein was born on January 25, 1961 in Essen, Germany. He is a director and writer, known for Tatort (1970), Bis nichts mehr bleibt (2010) and Morgen musst Du sterben (2010).

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.

38. Christian Möllmann

Self | 15 Minuten Ruhm

Christian Möllmann was born on March 12, 1972 in Essen, Germany.

39. Hanno Huth

Producer | Stalingrad

Hanno Huth was born in 1953 in Essen, Germany. He is a producer, known for Stalingrad (1993), Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004) and Heavenly Creatures (1994).

40. Dirk Küchmeister

Self | Das Jugendgericht

Dirk Küchmeister was born on May 20, 1962 in Essen, Germany. He was married to Sabine Küchmeister. He died on December 17, 2014 in Duisburg, Germany.

41. Jürgen Schornagel

Actor | Doppelter Einsatz

Jürgen Schornagel was born in 1939 in Essen, Germany. He is an actor, known for Doppelter Einsatz (1994), Treasure Island (2007) and Goebbels und Geduldig (2001). He is married to Elisabeth.

42. Michael Souvignier

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 ...

44. Ann-Cathrin Sudhoff

Actress | Die Rettungsflieger

Ann-Cathrin Sudhoff was born in 1972 in Essen, Germany. She is an actress, known for The Air Rescue Team (1997), Die rote Meile (1999) and Vergiss nie, dass ich Dich Liebe (2011).

45. Henning Gronkowski

Writer | Yung

Henning Gronkowski was born in 1988 in Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He is an actor and writer, known for Yung (2018), Berlin für Helden (2012) and Unterwäschelügen (2016).

46. Sascha Göpel

Actor | Das Wunder von Bern

Sascha Göpel was born on January 15, 1979 in Essen, Germany. He is an actor, known for The Miracle of Bern (2003), Verrückt nach Clara (2007) and Tatort (1970).

47. Christian Natter

Actor | Die Hannas

Christian Natter was born on November 11, 1985 in Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He is known for his work on The Hannas (2016), Floating! (2015) and Wetlands (2013).

48. Markus von Lingen

Actor | Defiance

Markus von Lingen was born in 1974 in Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany. He is an actor, known for Defiance (2008), Homeland (2011) and Genius (2017).

49. Barbara Freier

Actress | Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast

Barbara Freier was born on April 22, 1948 in Essen, Germany. She is an actress, known for Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast (1997), Glut (1983) and Manuel (1986).

50. Armin Meiwes

Self | Der Kannibale von Rotenburg - Das Interview, ungekürzt und unzensiert

Armin Meiwes was born on December 1, 1961 in Essen, Germany.


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