Barbara Sukowa

Actor
Striking, versatile stage actress whose relatively few screen appearances have yielded several memorable performances. Sukowa played the title character of Rainer Werner Fassbinder's "Lola" (1982), for which she was ... Read more »
Born: 02/01/1950 in Bremen, DE

Filmography

Actor (36)

12 Monkeys 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Die abhandene Welt 2015 (Movie)

Caterina Fabiani (Actor)

New York Undercover 1997 - 1998, 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Veronika Decides to Die 2015 (Movie)

Mom (Actor)

Hannah Arendt 2013 (Movie)

Hannah Arendt (Actor)

Vision 2010 (Movie)

Hildegard von Bingen (Actor)

Die Entdeckung der Currywurst 2008 (Movie)

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Romance and Cigarettes 2007 (Movie)

Gracie (Actor)

The Other Woman 2003 (Movie)

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Thirteen Conversations About One Thing 2002 (Movie)

Helen (Actor)

Lady in Question 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

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Urbania 2000 (Movie)

Clara (Actor)

Cradle Will Rock 1999 (Movie)

Sophie Silvano (Actor)

Lost Souls 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

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Star! Star! 1999 (Movie)

Marianne (Actor)

The Port of Last Resort 1999 (Movie)

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The Third Miracle 1999 (Movie)

Helen O'Regan (Actor)

Office Killer 1997 (Movie)

Virginia Wingate (Actor)

Im Namen der Unschuld 1996 (Movie)

Anna Loeser (Actor)

Johnny Mnemonic 1995 (Movie)

Anna K (Actor)

The Wright Verdicts 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

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M. Butterfly 1993 (Movie)

Jeanne Gallimard (Actor)

Voyager 1992 (Movie)

Hannah (Actor)

Zentropa 1992 (Movie)

Katharina Hartmann (Actor)

L' Africana 1990 (Movie)

Martha (Actor)

Lola 1989 (Movie)

Lola (Actor)

Rosa Luxemburg 1987 (Movie)

Rosa Luxemburg (Actor)

The Sicilian 1987 (Movie)

Camilla--Duchess of Crotone (Actor)

Die Verliebten 1985 (Movie)

Katharina (Actor)

James A. Michener's "Space" 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

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Equateur 1982 (Movie)

Adele (Actor)

Marianne and Julianne 1981 (Movie)

Marianne (Actor)

Un Dimanche de Flics 1981 (Movie)

Patricia (Actor)

Berlin Alexanderplatz 1979 (Movie)

Mieze (Actor)

Die Jaeger 1978 (Movie)

Daniela (Actor)

Frauen in New York 1976 (Movie)

Crystal Allen (Actor)

Biography

Striking, versatile stage actress whose relatively few screen appearances have yielded several memorable performances. Sukowa played the title character of Rainer Werner Fassbinder's "Lola" (1982), for which she was named Best Actress at the Berlin Film Festival, and had leading roles in Margarethe von Trotta's "Marianne and Julianne" (1982) and "Rosa Luxemburg" (1985). She subsequently appeared in such other features as Volker Schlöndorff's "Voyager" (1991) as a woman abandoned by Sam Shepard, in David Cronenberg's "M. Butterfly" (1993) as the wife of a French diplomat (Jeremy Irons) who leaves her for a Chinese woman who is really a man (John Lone) and "Johnny Mnemonic" (1995).

EDUCATION

The Berlin University of Arts

Berlin
Max Reinhardt School was incorporated into the University in 1964

Milestones

Worked as stage actress in Berlin, Breman and Darmstadt

Bonus Trivia

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She is a member of the Reidenz-Theater, Munich

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