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Franka Potente

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Biography

Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Franka Potente was born on 22 July 1974 in the German town of Dülmen, to Hildegard, a medical assistant, and Dieter Potente, a teacher. After her graduation in 1994, she went to the Otto-Falckenberg-Schule, a drama school in Munich, but soon broke off to study at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in New York. After a notable debut in Nach Fünf im Urwald (1995), the role of the heroine in Run Lola Run (1998), directed by her then longtime companion Tom Tykwer was her national breakthrough. Read more...

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Character: Elfie Bauer

The Bridge 2008

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Character: Marie Kreutz

The Bourne Ultimatum 2007

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Character: Kate

Creep 2004

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Character: Herself - Co-Presenter: Best Actor

The 2004 European Film Awards 2004

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Character: Iris Sellin / Siri Sellin

Blueprint 2003

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Character: Mona Wendt

Schlaraffenland 1999

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Character: Lisa Manocci

Une vie pour une autre 1997

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Character: Leni Müller

Shanghai 2010

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Character: Vera Less

Eichmann 2007

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Character: Christina Gaita

Romulus, My Father 2007

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Character: Gabrielle Becker

Opernball 1998

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Character: Toby's Editor

Storytelling 2001

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Character: Lydia

Broken 2009

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Character: Anita Gregory

The Conjuring 2 2016

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Character: Diro Kesakhian

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