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Franka Potente

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Franka Potente is a German film actress and singer. She was born on July 22, 1974 in Münster North Rhine-Westphalia and raised in nearby Dülmen. She first appeared in the comedy After Five in the Forest Primeval (1995) and gained critical recognition in the action thriller Lola rennt (released in English as Run Lola Run) (1998). Potente received Germany's highest film and television awards for her performances in Run Lola Run and Opernball. After half a decade of critically acclaimed roles in German films, Potente gained Hollywood's attention by playing the role of Barbara Buckley in Blow (2001) and the female lead with Matt Damon in The Bourne Identity (2002). In 2006, she starred with Eric Bana in the Australian film Romulus, My Father, for which she was nominated for an Australian Film Industry Award for Best Lead Actress. Also in 2006, she wrote and directed Der die Tollkirsche ausgräbt, a silent comedy. She has also appeared in several American television series including, The Shield in 2007, House M.D. in 2009 and Psych in 2010. As of 2011, she played Hilda in a BBC drama The Sinking of the Laconia. When not working on location, Potente lives in Berlin.

Jul 22, 1974 In Dülmen - North Rhine-Westphalia - Germany
Movie/TV Credits:
Pierwszy Pojawił:
In the series Zwei Brüder 1994-12-17
Najnowszy projekt:
Film Obecność 2 2016-05-13
Known For
Poster of The Sinking of the Laconia
Poster of Szanghaj
Poster of Try Seventeen
Poster of Südsee, eigene Insel
Film Obecność 2 Anita Gregory 2016-05-13
Seria The Bridge Eleanor Nacht 2013-07-10
Seria Copper Eva Heissen 2012-10-11
Film The Sinking of the Laconia Hilda 2011-01-06
Seria The Sinking of the Laconia Hilda 2011-01-06
Seria American Horror Story Anne Frank / Charlotte Brown 2011-10-05
Film Beate Uhse - das Recht auf Liebe Beate Uhse 2011-10-09
Film Szanghaj Leni Müller 2010-06-10
Film Valerie Valerie 2010-09-21
Film Jonah Hex Anita Gregory 2010-06-18
Film Che: Part Two Tania (Haydee Tamara Bunke Bider) 2009-01-24
Film Die Brücke Elfie Bauer 2008-06-20
Film La traque Beate Klarsfeld 2008-01-01
Film Romulus, My Father Christina 2007-05-19
Film Eichmann Vera Less 2007-09-22
Film Cząstki elementarne Annabelle 2006-02-10
Seria Psych Nadia 2006-07-07
Film The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 2: Vaux to the Sea Trixie Boudain 2004-02-09
Film Krucjata Bourne'a Marie Helene Kreutz 2004-07-23
Film Lęk Kate 2004-08-10
Film The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 1: The Moab Story Trixie Boudain 2003-05-24
Seria Menschen bei Maischberger Unknown 2003-09-02
Film Blueprint Iris Sellin 2003-12-08
Film I Love Your Work Mia Lang 2003-10-05
Film Anatomie 2 Paula Henning 2003-11-23
Film La mer 2002-01-01
Seria The Shield Unknown 2002-03-12
Film Tożsamość Bourne'a Marie Helena Kreutz 2002-06-14
Film Try Seventeen Jane 2002-09-10
Film Blow Barbara Buckley 2001-04-04
Film Der Krieger und die Kaiserin Simone 'Sissi' Schmidt 2000-10-12
Film Anatomie Paula 2000-02-03
Film Downhill City Peggy 1999-06-28
Film Schlaraffenland Mona Wendt 1999-11-11
Film Südsee, eigene Insel Kassiererin 1999-07-08
Film Biegnij Lola, biegnij Lola 1998-08-20
Film Opernball Gabrielle Becker 1998-03-15
Film Bin ich schön? Linda 1998-09-17
Film Die drei Mädels von der Tankstelle Lena 1997-06-12
Film Nach Fünf im Urwald Anna 1995-09-30
Seria Die Harald Schmidt Show Unknown 1995-12-05
Seria Zwei Brüder Mara 1994-12-17