Franka Potente


Franka Potente

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.

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Franka Potente is known for:

The Conjuring 2

The Conjuring 2

The Bourne Identity

The Bourne Identity

The Bourne Supremacy

The Bourne Supremacy



American Horror Story

American Horror Story





The Shield

The Shield

Franka Potente Movie Credits


Character : Annabelle

Lola rennt

Character : Lola


Character : Paula


Anatomie 2

Character : Paula Henning

The Bourne Identity

Character : Marie Helena Kreutz

The Bourne Supremacy

Character : Marie Helene Kreutz

The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 2: Vaux to the Sea

Character : Trixie Boudain


Character : Barbara Buckley

Nach Fünf im Urwald

Character : Anna


Character : Iris Sellin


Character : Kate

Bin ich schön?

Character : Linda


Character : Mona Wendt

Che: Part Two

Character : Tania (Haydee Tamara Bunke Bider)

I Love Your Work

Character : Mia Lang

Die Brücke

Character : Elfie Bauer

Der Krieger und die Kaiserin

Character : Simone 'Sissi' Schmidt

Die drei Mädels von der Tankstelle

Character : Lena

Romulus, My Father

Character : Christina


Character : Vera Less

Try Seventeen

Character : Jane


Character : Leni Müller

La mer

Character : No character defined

Beate Uhse - das Recht auf Liebe

Character : Beate Uhse

Downhill City

Character : Peggy

La traque

Character : Beate Klarsfeld


Character : Valerie


Character : Gabrielle Becker

Südsee, eigene Insel

Character : Kassiererin

The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 1: The Moab Story

Character : Trixie Boudain

The Conjuring 2

Character : Anita Gregory


Character : Susan Gilard

Der Tote im Westfjord

Character : Solveig Karlsdóttir

25 km/h

Character : Ute


Character : Leslee

Swinger Club

Character : Annabelle

Between Worlds

Character : Julie

Prinzessin Emmy

Character : Queen Karla

Franka Potente Tv Credits

The Sinking of the Laconia

Character : Hilda Smith, passenger, RMS Laconia

The Shield

Character : No character defined

Durch die Nacht mit …

Character : No character defined


Character : Eva Heissen

American Horror Story

Character : Anne Frank / Charlotte Brown

The Bridge

Character : Elwood Reid


Character : Nadia

The Bridge

Character : Eleanor Nacht

Zwei Brüder

Character : Mara

Die Harald Schmidt Show

Character : No character defined

Menschen bei Maischberger

Character : No character defined

Zimmer frei!

Character : No character defined


Character : Helga

Der Island-Krimi

Character : Solveig Karlsdottir