Franka Potente

 

 

Franka Potente

Dülmen - North Rhine-Westphalia - Germany

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.

 

Movies

Elementarteilchen
Annabelle
Lola rennt
Lola
Anatomie
Paula
Anatomie 2
Paula Henning
The Bourne Identity
Marie Helena Kreutz
The Bourne Supremacy
Marie Helene Kreutz
The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 2: Vaux to the Sea
Trixie Boudain
Blow
Barbara Buckley
Nach Fünf im Urwald
Anna
Blueprint
Iris Sellin
Creep
Kate
Bin ich schön?
Linda
Schlaraffenland
Mona Wendt
Che: Part Two
Tania (Haydee Tamara Bunke Bider)
I Love Your Work
Mia Lang
Die Brücke
Elfie Bauer
Der Krieger und die Kaiserin
Simone 'Sissi' Schmidt
Die drei Mädels von der Tankstelle
Lena
Romulus, My Father
Christina
Eichmann
Vera Less
Try Seventeen
Jane
Shanghai
Leni Müller
La mer
No character defined
The Sinking of the Laconia
Hilda
Beate Uhse - das Recht auf Liebe
Beate Uhse
Downhill City
Peggy
La traque
Beate Klarsfeld
Valerie
Valerie
Opernball
Gabrielle Becker
Südsee, eigene Insel
Kassiererin
The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 1: The Moab Story
Trixie Boudain
The Conjuring 2
Anita Gregory
Muse
No character defined
Der Tote im Westfjord
Solveig Karlsdóttir
25 km/h
Ute

Tv

The Sinking of the Laconia
Hilda
The Shield
No character defined
Durch die Nacht mit …
No character defined
Copper
Eva Heissen
American Horror Story
Anne Frank / Charlotte Brown
The Bridge
Elwood Reid
Psych
Nadia
The Bridge
Eleanor Nacht
Zwei Brüder
Mara
Die Harald Schmidt Show
No character defined
Menschen bei Maischberger
No character defined
Zimmer frei!
No character defined
Taboo
Helga