Tag: German Ancestry

Charles Bukowski

(1920–1994) Henry Charles Bukowski, born Heinrich Karl Bukowski Works: • Flower, Fist, and Bestial Wail (1960) • It Catches My Heart in Its Hands (1963) • Confessions of a Man Insane Enough to Live with Beasts (1965) • Crucifix in…

Fritz Lang

(1890–1976) Friedrich Christian Anton Lang Filmography as Actor: Le Mépris 1963 Director: Jean-Luc Godard Starring: Brigitte Bardot, Michel Piccoli   Born December 5 1890 Vienna (Austria) Died August 2 1976 Beverly Hills, CA (USA) Occupation Actor Producer Film director Occupation Screenwriter Writer Awards Hollywood Walk…

Gloria Swanson

(1899–1983) Gloria Josephine May Swanson Filmography as Actress: Sunset Boulevard 1950 Director: Billy Wilder Starring: William Holden, Gloria Swanson     Mio figlio Nerone 1956 Director: Steno Starring: Alberto Sordi, Vittorio De Sica   Born March 27 1899 Chicago, IL (USA) Died April 4 1983 New York,…

Robin Williams

(1951–2014) Robin McLaurin Williams Filmography as Actor: Mrs. Doubtfire 1993 Director: Chris Columbus Starring: Robin Williams, Sally Field   Born July 21 1951 Chicago, IL (USA) Died August 11 2014 Paradise Cay, CA (USA) Cause of death Suicide (hanging) Occupation Actor Awards Academy…

Robert Wagner

(1930) Robert John Wagner Jr. Filmography as Actor: The Pink Panther 1963 Director: Blake Edwards Starring: David Niven, Peter Sellers   Born February 10 1930 Detroit, MI (USA) Occupation Actor Producer

Alan Arkin

(1934) Alan Wolf Arkin Filmography as Actor: Wait Until Dark 1967 Director: Terence Young Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin   Born March 26 1934 Brooklyn, New York, NY (USA) Occupation Actor Film director Occupation Musician Screenwriter Occupation Singer Writer Awards Academy Award BAFTA Awards…

Catherine Hessling

(1900–1979) Andrée Madeleine Heuschling Filmography as Actress: Nana 1926 Director: Jean Renoir Starring: Jean Angelo, Catherine Hessling     Catherine Hessling in Art: Renoir, Auguste (1841-1919) Blonde à la rose c.1915–1917 Musée de l’Orangerie, Paris     Catherine Hessling in Film: Renoir 2012 Director: Gilles…

Kevin Costner

(1955) Kevin Michael Costner Filmography as Actor: The Bodyguard 1992 Director: Mick Jackson Starring: Kevin Costner, Whitney Houston     Rumor Has It… 2005 Director: Rob Reiner Starring: Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Costner   Born January 18 1955 Lynwood, CA (USA) Occupation Actor Producer Occupation Singer Songwriter…

Richard Bohringer

(1942) Filmography as Actor: The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover 1989 Director: Peter Greenaway Starring: Michael Gambon, Helen Mirren   Born January 16 1942 Moulins (France) Daughter Romane Bohringer (1973) Occupation Actor Film director Occupation Producer Screenwriter Occupation Singer Writer Award…

Jeff Bridges

(1949) Jeffrey Leon Bridges Filmography as Actor: Kiss Me Goodbye 1982 Director: Robert Mulligan Starring: Sally Field, James Caan     The Mirror Has Two Faces 1996 Director: Barbra Streisand Starring: Barbra Streisand, Jeff Bridges   Born December 4 1949 Los Angeles, CA (USA) Father Lloyd…