Popular Film Actors from Germany

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List of famous film actors and actresses from Germany, listed by their popularity with photos when available. Germany has given birth to some great movie actors and actresses over the years, many of who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best German screen actors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Germany and an aspiring actor/actress then these are people you should look up to.

List film actors range from Claudia Michelsen to Anna Angelina Wolfers.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best German actors?" and "Which movies stars are from Germany?"

You can click on the names of these legendary movie stars of Germany in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented German film actors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.
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    Pulp Fiction, Die Hard, The Sixth Sense

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    Ludwig van Beethoven is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Popular Film Actors from Germany

    Ludwig van Beethoven Beethoven: Fidelio, Classic Archive: David Oistrakh, Great Recordings of ...

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    Bach: Johannes Passion, Great Recordings of the Century, Bach's Greatest ...

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    Birthday Concert for Pope Benedict XVI, Con Artist

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    The Towering Inferno, Top Hat, Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town

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    Touch of Evil, Get Shorty, Judgment at Nuremberg

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    Casablanca, The Maltese Falcon, Arsenic and Old Lace

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    Kirsten Dunst is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Popular Film Actors from Germany

    Kirsten Dunst Spider-Man, Spider-Man 3, Spider-Man 2

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    The Man Who Knew Too Much, Pillow Talk, Lover Come Back

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    Enemy at the Gates, Rush, 16 Blocks

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    Paris Hilton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Popular Film Actors from Germany

    Paris Hilton Zoolander, House of Wax, Wonderland

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    Tell No One, Boro In The Box, Valiant Hands in the Chaos of Time

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    Lillian Gish is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Popular Film Actors from Germany

    Lillian Gish The Night of the Hunter, The Birth of a Nation, Intolerance

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    Inland Empire, Paris, Texas

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    Some Like It Hot, Scarface, Casino Royale

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    Blade, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Halloween

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    Inception, Mars Attacks!, Zoolander

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    The Magnificent Seven, Life Is Beautiful, One

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    Henry Winkler is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Popular Film Actors from Germany

    Henry Winkler Scream, The Waterboy, Holes

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    Diane Kruger is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Popular Film Actors from Germany

    Diane Kruger Inglourious Basterds, Troy, National Treasure

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    Roy Scheider is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Popular Film Actors from Germany

    Roy Scheider Jaws, The French Connection, Jaws 2

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    A Shot in the Dark, Carry On Behind, The Prize

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    Inglourious Basterds, X-Men: First Class, 300

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    Dirty Harry, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, The Mighty Ducks

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    Rear Window, High Noon, Dial M for Murder

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    Grease 2, Polyester, Won Ton Ton

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    The Trial, What's New Pussycat?, Bloodline

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    Chalo Ishq Ladaaye, En Swasa Kaatre, Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain

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    Mercedes Ruehl is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Popular Film Actors from Germany

    Mercedes Ruehl Big, The Warriors, The Fisher King

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    Thomas Kretschmann is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Popular Film Actors from Germany

    Thomas Kretschmann King Kong, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Blade II

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    The Game, The X-Files, Angels & Demons

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    Heidi Klum is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Popular Film Actors from Germany

    Heidi Klum Zoolander, Ella Enchanted, The Devil Wears Prada

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    Real Rock Divas: Vol. 1, Doro: Classic Diamonds, Rock for Asia

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    Pam Ferris is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Popular Film Actors from Germany

    Pam Ferris Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Children of Men, Death to ...

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    Enter the Dragon, Limitless, Fist of Fury

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    Til Schweiger is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Popular Film Actors from Germany

    Til Schweiger Inglourious Basterds, King Arthur, This Means War

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    Palina Rojinski is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Popular Film Actors from Germany

    Palina Rojinski

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    The Longest Day, Roman Holiday, The Longest Yard

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    Doctor Zhivago, For a Few Dollars More, Aguirre

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    The English Patient, Das Boot, Air Force One

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    Rebecca Gayheart is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Popular Film Actors from Germany

    Rebecca Gayheart Scream 2, Urban Legend, Nothing to Lose

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    The Third Man, A Tale of Five Cities, Nowhere to Go

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    The Maltese Falcon, Meet Me in St. Louis, Hush… Hush^! Sweet Charlotte

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    What Dreams May Come, Burden of Dreams, Jack Reacher

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    Decoys, Blown Away, Lightspeed

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    Good News, Words and Music, The Glenn Miller Story

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    George Dzundza is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Popular Film Actors from Germany

    George Dzundza The Deer Hunter, Basic Instinct, Crimson Tide

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    C.I.S. - Chaoten im Sondereinsatz

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    Mozart: Il Re Pastore, Haydn: The Creation

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