Germany is home to many talented actresses from the 70's,  up to present. For this list we gathered some of the most beautiful actresses. Some of these actresses are also models, singers, dancers, producers, directors, writers, former beauty queen, and successful businesswomen. See the list below in no particular order or ranking.


LIST: 30+ Most Beautiful German Actresses


1. Alexandra Maria Lara is a Romanian-German actress who has appeared in Downfall, Control, Youth Without Youth, The Reader, Rush, and Geostorm. 
Born: 12 November 1978, Bucharest, Romania
Spouse: Sam Riley (m. 2009)
Children: Ben Riley
TV shows: Doctor Zhivago, Mensch, Pia!, Napoléon, Stella Stellaris
Movies: Downfall (2004), Rush (2013), Geostorm (2017), Control (2007), Youth Without Youth (2007)

2. Alyson Renae Michalka is an American actress, singer-songwriter, and musician. She has German, as well as English, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh, ancestry.
Born: 25 March 1989, Torrance, California, United States
Height: 1.73 m
Spouse: Stephen Ringer (m. 2015)
Siblings: AJ Michalka
Albums: Into the Rush, Insomniatic, Acoustic Hearts of Winter, 78violet
Movies and TV shows: Hellcats (2010 – 2011), Cow Belles (2006), Phil of the Future (2004 – 2006), Bandslam (2009), iZombie (2015 – 2019)

3. Amanda Michelle Seyfried is an American actress, singer, and model. She is of mostly German descent, with smaller amounts of English, Scots-Irish, and Welsh ancestry.
Born: 3 December 1985, Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 1.59 m
Spouse: Thomas Sadoski (m. 2017)
Children: Nina Sadoski Seyfried, Thomas Seyfried-Sadoski
TV shows: Veronica Mars, Big Love, American Dad!, House
Movies: Mamma Mia! (2008), Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018), Mean Girls (2004), In Time (2011), Letters to Juliet (2010)

4. Bettina Zimmermann is a German model and actress. She appeared in more than sixty films since 1999.
Born: 31 March 1975, Großburgwedel, Burgwedel, Germany
Height: 1.75 m
Partner: Kai Wiesinger (2014–)
Parents: Hubertus Zimmermann, Ingetraut Zimmerman
TV shows: A Case for Two, 2030 – Aufstand der Alten
Movies: The Hunt for the Amber Room (2012), Spear of Destiny (2010), The Charlemagne Code (2008), Post Impact (2004), Lost City Raiders (2008)

5. Catherine Bach is an American actress. She is known for playing Daisy Duke in the television series The Dukes of Hazzard and Margo Dutton in African Skies. In 2012, she joined the cast of the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless as Anita Lawson. Her mother was of Mexican descent and her father was of German ancestry.
Born: 1 March 1954, Warren, Ohio, United States
Height: 1.73 m
Spouse: Peter Lopez (m. 1990–2010), David Shaw (m. 1976–1981)
Children: Sophia Isabella Lopez, Laura Esmeralda Lopez
Siblings: Philip Bachman
Movies and TV shows: The Dukes of Hazzard (1979 – 1985), The Dukes (1983), The Dukes of Hazzard: Reunion! (1997), The Dukes of Hazzard: Hazzard in Hollywood! (2000), Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974)

6. Claudia Maria Schiffer is a German model, actress, and fashion designer, based in the United Kingdom. She rose to fame in the 1990s as one of the world's most successful models, cementing her supermodel status. In her early career, she was compared to Brigitte Bardot.
Born: 25 August 1970, Rheinberg, Germany
Height: 1.8 m
Spouse: Matthew Vaughn (m. 2002)
Children: Clementine Poppy De Vere Drummond, Cosima Violet, Caspar Matthew De Vere Drummond
Books: Claudia Schiffer: Memories
Movies: Love Actually (2003), Richie Rich (1994), Catwalk (1995), Prêt-à-Porter (1994), In Pursuit (2001)

7. Cosma Shiva Hagen is a German-American actress and the daughter of the German new wave/punk singer Nina Hagen and the Dutch musician Ferdinand Karmelk. Her grandmother is actress Eva-Maria Hagen, and her step-grandfather is the East German dissident writer Wolf Biermann.
Born: 17 May 1981, Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 1.7 m
Parents: Nina Hagen, Ferdi Karmelk
Siblings: Otis Chevallier-Hagen
Grandparents: Eva-Maria Hagen, Hans Hagen
Movies and TV shows: 7 Dwarves – Men Alone in the Wood (2004), The Man Cave (2014), 7 Dwarves: The Forest Is Not Enough (2006), Short Order (2005), Bibel Code (2008)

8. Hannah Dakota Fanning is an American actress. She rose to prominence at the age of seven for her performance as Lucy Dawson in the drama film I Am Sam, for which she received a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination at age eight, making her the youngest nominee in SAG history. She has Irish and German heritage and trace her Irish roots on her father's side.
Born: 23 February 1994, Conyers, Georgia, United States
Height: 1.63 m
Siblings: Elle Fanning
Parents: Steven Fanning, Heather Joy Arrington
Movies and TV shows: The Alienist (2018 – 2020), I Am Sam (2001), War of the Worlds (2005), Man on Fire (2004), Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood (2019)

9. Diana Amft is a German film and television actress and childre's writer. She is best known for playing Gretchen Haase in the RTL sitcom Doctor's Diary.
Born: 7 November 1975, G√ľtersloh, Germany
Height: 1.68 m
Spouse: Arne Regul (m. 2011)
Education: Zerboni Acting School
Albums: Die kleine Spinne Widerlich - 2 Geschichten: Ausflug ans Meer & Komm, wir spielen Schule
Movies and TV shows: Mädchen, Mädchen (2001), Doctor's Diary (2008 Р2011), Mädchen, Mädchen 2 РLoft oder Liebe (2004), Der Bulle und das Landei (Since 2010), Knallharte Jungs (2002)

10. Diane Kruger is a German actress and former fashion model. She has played Helen in the epic war film Troy, Dr. Abigail Chase in the heist film National Treasure and its sequel, Bridget von Hammersmark in Quentin Tarantino's war film Inglourious Basterds, and Gina in the psychological thriller film Unknown.
Born: 15 July 1976, Algermissen, Germany
Height: 1.7 m
Partner: Norman Reedus (2016–)
Spouse: Guillaume Canet (m. 2001–2006)
TV shows: The Bridge, Duelles
Movies: Inglourious Basterds (2009), In the Fade (2017), National Treasure (2004), Troy (2004), The Operative (2019)

11. Elisabeth Röhm is a German-American television and film actress. She is best known for playing Kate Lockley in the television series Angel from 1999 to 2001 and Serena Southerlyn in the television series Law & Order from 2001 to 2005. She has also appeared in films such as American Hustle, Joy and Bombshell.
Born: 28 April 1973, D√ľsseldorf, Germany
Height: 1.73 m
Spouse: Ron Anthony Wooster ​ ​(m. 2008-2014)​
Books: Baby Steps: Having the Child I Always Wanted (Just Not as I Expected)
Children: Easton August Anthony
Movies and TV shows: Law & Order (1990 – 2010), Revenge Porn, American Hustle (2013), Lake Placid: The Final Chapter (2012), Sleeping With Danger

12. Mary Elle Fanning is an American actress. The younger sister of actress Dakota Fanning, she made her film debut as the younger version of her sister's character in the drama film I Am Sam. As a child actress, she appeared in several films, including Babel, Phoebe in Wonderland, and Somewhere. She is of German, Irish, English, French, and Channel Islander descent.
Born: 9 April 1998, Conyers, Georgia, United States
Height: 1.75 m
Siblings: Dakota Fanning
Parents: Steven Fanning, Heather Joy Arrington
Movies and TV shows: Maleficent (2014), The Great (Since 2020), Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019), The Neon Demon (2016), All the Bright Places (2020)

13. Esther Schweins is a German actress and comedian who became famous through her appearances on the RTL Samstag Nacht show for which she won the Bayerischer Fernsehpreis in 1994. Schweins survived the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake whilst on holiday with her mother in Sri Lanka. 
Born: 18 April 1970, Oberhausen, Germany
Height: 1.74 m
Education: Schauspielschule Bochum
Children: Mina Stella Said Schweins, Pau Schweins
Parents: Lieselotte Schweins, Walter Schweins
Movies and TV shows: RTL Samstag Nacht (1993 - 1998), Susurros en el desierto, Mara and the Firebringer (2015), Un été à Rome (2013), La flor de mi jardín (2017)

14. Eva Felicitas Habermann is a German actress who has appeared in numerous films and TV series. She is best known for playing the role of Zev Bellringer in the television series Lexx. While studying for her Senior High School diploma, Habermann received singing and dancing lessons.
Born: 16 January 1976, Hamburg, Germany
Height: 1.7 m
Spouse: Hans-Ullrich Hauenstein (m. 1998–1998)
Siblings: Susi Habermann
Parents: Edeltraud Habermann, Gerd Habermann
Movies and TV shows: Lexx (1997 – 2002), Il Clown (2005), Under ConTROLL (2019), Wilde Engel (2002 – 2005), Feuer, Eis & Dosenbier (2002)

15. Giulia Siegel is a German actress, presenter, DJ, model, and the daughter of composer and producer Ralph Siegel. Siegel started her career in 1991 as a model using the alias Giulia Legeis. She switched to using her real name professionally in 1995.
Born: 10 November 1974, Munich, Germany
Height: 1.78 m
Spouse: Hans Wehrmann (m. 2000–2008)
Children: Marlon, Nathan Wehrmann, Mia Wehrmann
Parents: Ralph Siegel, Dunja Siegel
Siblings: Alana Siegel, Marcella Sieder

16. Heidi Klum is a German-American model, television host, producer, and businesswoman. She appeared on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 1998 and was the first German model to become a Victoria's Secret Angel.
Born: 1 June 1973, Bergisch Gladbach, Germany
Height: 1.76 m
Children: Helene Boshoven Samuel, Lou Sulola Samuel
Spouse: Tom Kaulitz (m. 2019), Seal (m. 2005–2014), Ric Pipino (m. 1997–2002)
Movies and TV shows: Germany's Next Topmodel (Since 2006), America's Got Talent (2006 – 2020), Project Runway (2004 – 2020), Making the Cut (Since 2020), Ella Enchanted (2004)

17. Henriette Richter-R√∂hl is an actress.
Born: 9 January 1982, East Berlin
Height: 1.7 m
Spouse: Walter Unterweger (m. 2005)
Children: Minna Luise
Parents: Hans Otto Reinsch, Siegrid Richter
Movies and TV shows: Weingut Wader, Autobahnraser (2004), Katie Fforde - Eine Liebe in den Highlands (2010) and Storm of Love (2005)

18. Jeanette Biedermann is a German singer, songwriter, actress, and television personality. Born and raised in the greater Berlin area, Biedermann began performing as a member of a troupe of acrobats in a children's circus at the age of six. 
Born: 22 February 1980, Bernau bei Berlin, Germany
Height: 1.52 m
Spouse: Jörg Weißelberg (m. 2012)
Movies and TV shows: Anna und die Liebe (2008 – 2012), Callgirl Undercover (2010), Gute Zeiten, schlechte Zeiten (Since 1992), D√∂rte’s Dancing (2008), Shark Attack in the Mediterranean (2004)

19. Jennifer Ulrich is a German actress who has starred in such films as The Wave and We Are The Night. She was born in Lichtenberg, Berlin.
Born: 18 October 1984, Lichtenberg, Berlin, Germany
Height: 1.58 m
TV shows: Dignity, Dignidad
Movies: We Are The Night (2010), The Wave (2008), Open Desert, Ein Sommer im Allgäu, 205 РRoom of Fear (2011)

20. Julia Fiona Roberts is an American actress and producer. She established herself as a leading lady in Hollywood after headlining the romantic comedy film Pretty Woman, which grossed $464 million worldwide. She is of English, Scottish, Irish, Welsh, German, and Swedish descent.
Born: 28 October 1967 (age 53 years), Smyrna, Georgia, United States
Height: 1.75 m
Spouse: Daniel Moder (m. 2002), Lyle Lovett (m. 1993–1995)
Children: Hazel Moder, Phinnaeus Moder, Henry Daniel Moder
Movies and TV shows: Pretty Woman (1990), Notting Hill (1999), Erin Brockovich (2000), My Best Friend's Wedding (1997), Homecoming (Since 2018)

21. Judith Rakers is a German journalist and television presenter. Wikipedia
Born: 6 January 1976, Paderborn, Germany
Height: 1.73 m
Spouse: Andreas Pfaff (m. 2009–2017)
Education: University of M√ľnster (1995–2001)
Parents: Kunigunde Rakers, Hermann Rakers
Movies and TV shows: III nach neun (Since 1974), Tagesschau (Since 1952), Eurovision Song Contest 2011 (Since 2011), Inselreportagen mit Judith Rakers, The Eurovision Song Contest

22. Kari Samantha Wuhrer is an American actress and singer. Wuhrer began her career as a teenager, and is best known for her time as a cast member on MTV's Remote Control, as well as her roles as Maggie Beckett in the television series Sliders and as Sheriff Samantha Parker in the horror comedy film Eight Legged Freaks. Her father Andrew Wuhrer is a German-American.
Born: 28 April 1967, Brookfield, Connecticut, United States
Height: 1.65 m
Spouse: James Scura (m. 2003), Daniel Salin (m. 1995–1999)
Children: Evangeline Lotus Scura, Echo Luna Scura, Enzo Scura
Albums: Shiny
Movies and TV shows: Eight Legged Freaks (2002), Anaconda (1997), Thy Neighbor's Wife (2001), Thinner (1996), Sliders (1995 – 2000)

23. Karoline Herfurth is a German actress.
Born: 22 May 1984, Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin, Germany
Parents: Olaf Herfurth
TV shows: You Are Wanted, Beat
Education: Ernst Busch Academy of Dramatic Arts (2008), Humboldt University of Berlin
Movies: F*ck You, Goethe (2013), Suck Me Shakespeer 2 (2015), We Are The Night (2010), Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006), Mädchen, Mädchen (2001)

24. Karoline Schuch is a German actress. She appeared in more than 50 films and television shows since 2002.
Born: 19 October 1981, Jena, Germany
Height: 1.56 m
Siblings: Albrecht Schuch
TV shows: Axel!
Nominations: Deutscher Fernsehpreis - Best Movie Made for Television
Movies: Balloon (2018), Katharina Luther (2017), I'm Off Then: Losing And Finding Myself On The Camino De Santiago (2015), Guardians (2012), Hanna's Journey (2013)

25. Katherine Marie Heigl is an American actress and former fashion model. She started her career as a child model with Wilhelmina Models before turning her attention to acting, making her film debut in That Night and later appearing in My Father the Hero as well as Under Siege 2: Dark Territory. Her father is of German (including Swiss-German), and her mother is of German ancestry.
Born: 24 November 1978, Columbia Hospital for Women, Washington, D.C.
Height: 1.74 m
Spouse: Josh Kelley (m. 2007)
Children: Nancy Leigh Mi-Eun Kelley, Adalaide Marie Hope Kelley, Joshua Bishop Kelley, Jr
Movies and TV shows: Grey's Anatomy (Since 2005), The Ugly Truth (2009), Knocked Up (2007), 27 Dresses (2008), Life as We Know It (2010)

26. Kirsten Caroline Dunst is an American actress. She made her film debut in Woody Allen's New York Stories, and gained recognition for her performance as Claudia in the horror film Interview with the Vampire, which earned her a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Dunst's father is German, originally from Hamburg, and her American mother is of German and Swedish descent.
Born: 30 April 1982, Point Pleasant, New Jersey, United States
TV shows: On Becoming a God in Central Florida, Fargo
Partners: Garrett Hedlund (2012–2016), Jesse Plemons (2016–present; engaged)
Children: Ennis Howard Plemons
Awards: MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss
Movies: Spider-Man (2002), Marie Antoinette (2006), Bring It On (2000), Melancholia (2011), Interview with the Vampire (1994)

27. Laura Berlin is a German actress and model.
Born: 1990, Berlin, Germany
Height: 1.74 m
TV shows: Blaumacher, Alles Liebe, Annette, Bad Cop - kriminell gut, Breaking Even
Nominations: Deutscher Fernsehpreis f√ľr die beste Comedy-Serie
Movies: Ruby Red (2013), Emerald Green (2016), Sapphire Blue (2014), Immenhof – The Adventure of a Summer (2019), Snow White (2009)

28. Lena Johanna Gercke is a German fashion model and television host. She won the first cycle of Germany's Next Topmodel and was the host of Austria's Next Topmodel.
Born: 29 February 1988, Marburg, Germany
Height: 1.79 m
Spouse: Dustin Schöne
Children: 1
Siblings: Yana Gercke
Parents: Elvira Gercke, Uwe Gercke
Movies: Bullyparade: The Movie (2017), Smurfs: The Lost Village (2017)

29. Lena Johanna Therese Meyer-Landrut, also known by the mononym Lena, is a German singer-songwriter. She rose to fame after representing Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest 2010 in Oslo, winning the contest with her song "Satellite".
Born: 23 May 1991, Hanover, Germany
Height: 1.68 m
Albums: Only Love, L, My Cassette Player, Crystal Sky, Good News, Stardust
Parents: Daniela Meyer-Landrut, Ladislas Meyer-Landrut
Movies and TV shows: The Voice Kids (Since 2013), The Voice of Germany (Since 2011), Sing meinen Song – Das Tauschkonzert (Since 2014), Trolls (2016), A Turtle's Tale: Sammy's Adventures (2010)

30. Liv Rundgren Tyler is an American actress, producer, singer and former model. She is best known for her portrayal of Arwen Und√≥miel in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy. Tyler began a career in modeling at age 14. Her ancestry includes Italian (from her great-grandfather), German, Polish, and English.
Born: 1 July 1977, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, United States
Spouse: Royston Langdon (m. 2003–2009)
TV shows: 9-1-1: Lone Star, Harlots, The Leftovers, Gunpowder
Parents: Steven Tyler, Bebe Buell, Todd Rundgren
Movies: Armageddon (1998), The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), Stealing Beauty (1996), The Incredible Hulk (2008), Empire Records (1995)

31. Luisa Wietzorek is an actress.
Born: 7 November 1989, Berlin, Germany
Movies: Rapunzel (2009), Latte and the Magic Waterstone (2019), Go with Le Flo (2013), Requiem For Caffeine (2017), Robin: Watch for Wishes (2018)

32. Mädchen Elaina Amick is an American actress. She is known for her starring role as Shelly Johnson on the cult television series Twin Peaks, its prequel film Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me and its revival television series Twin Peaks: The Return. Amick's parents are of partial German descent.
Born: 12 December 1970, Sparks, Nevada, United States
Height: 1.68 m
Spouse: David Alexis (m. 1992)
Children: Mina Tobias, Sylvester Time Amick-Alexis
Movies and TV shows: Riverdale (Since 2017), Twin Peaks (1990 – 1991), Witches of East End (2013 – 2014), Sleepwalkers (1992), Gossip Girl (2007 – 2012)

33. Mary Margaret Helgenberger is an American actress. She began her career in the early 1980s and first came to attention for playing the role of Siobhan Ryan on the daytime soap opera Ryan's Hope from 1982 to 1986. Helgenberger is of Irish and German descent.
Born: 16 November 1958, Fremont, Nebraska, United States
Spouse: Alan Rosenberg (m. 1989–2010)
Movies: Mr. Brooks, Erin Brockovich, Fire Down Below
Children: Hugh Howard Rosenberg
Education: Northwestern University
TV shows: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000 - 2015), China Beach (1988 - 1991), All Rise (Since 2019), Under the Dome (2013 - 2015), Ryan's Hope (1975 - 1989)

34. Michelle Christine Trachtenberg is an American actress and model. She played Jenny in EuroTrip, Nona Mecklenberg in The Adventures of Pete & Pete, Dawn Summers in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Harriet M. Welsch in Harriet the Spy, and Georgina Sparks in Gossip Girl. Her father is a German.
Born: 11 October 1985, New York, New York, United States
Height: 1.71 m
Siblings: Irene Trachtenberg
Nominations: Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Villain
Movies and TV shows: EuroTrip (2004), Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 – 2003), Ice Princess (2005), Gossip Girl (2007 – 2012), Harriet the Spy (1996)

35. Mina Tander is a German actress. She has been playing BfV agent Esther Krug on Berlin Station from 2016 to 2019. 
Born: 4 December 1978x, Cologne, Germany
Height: 1.65 m
Spouse: Elmar Fischer
Movies: Maria, He Doesn't Like It, Ants in the Pants, Forgotten
Siblings: Simin Tander
TV shows: Berlin Station (2016 – 2019), Unterleuten (2020), The Discovery of Love

36. Nora Marie Tschirner is a German film actress, musician and former television and radio presenter. 
Born: 12 June 1981, East Berlin
Height: 1.75 m
TV shows: Tatort, Ijon Tichy: Space Pilot, Sternenfänger, Ulmens Auftrag, Arthurs Gesetz, Paare
Parents: Joachim Tschirner, Waltraud Tschirner
Music group: Prag (2012 – 2015)
Movies: Rabbit Without Ears (2007), Rabbit Without Ears 2 (2009), The Space Between the Lines (2019), Kebab Connection (2004), Girl on a Bicycle (2013)

37. Sibel Kekilli is a German actress. She gained public attention after starring in the 2004 film Head-On. She won two Lolas, the most prestigious German film awards, for her performances in Head-On and When We Leave. Beginning in 2011, she became more widely known for her role as Shae in the HBO series Game of Thrones.
Born: 16 June 1980, Heilbronn, Germany
Height: 1.63 m
Awards: Bambi - Shooting Star
Nominations: Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Movies and TV shows: Game of Thrones (2011 – 2019), Head-On (2004), Tatort (Since 1970), When We Leave (2010), Teeny Exzesse 68 - Kesse Bienen

38. Tatjana Patitz is a German model and actress who achieved international prominence in the 1980s and 1990s representing fashion designers on runways and in magazines such as Elle, Harper's Bazaar, and Vogue. Patitz is one of the "big five" supermodels who appeared in the 1990 music video "Freedom!
Born: 25 May 1966, Hamburg, Germany
Height: 1.8 m
Spouse: Jason Johnson (m. 2003–2009)
Children: Jonah Patitz
Siblings: Sophie Patitz
Movies: Rising Sun (1993), George Michael: Freedom (2017), Prêt-à-Porter (1994), Models: The Film, Peter Lindbergh - Women's Stories (2019)

39. Uma Karuna Thurman is an American actress and model. She has performed in a variety of films, from romantic comedies and dramas to science fiction and action films. Following her appearances on the December 1985 and May 1986 covers of British Vogue, Thurman starred in Dangerous Liaisons. Her father was a German.
Born: 29 April 1970, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 1.8 m
Spouse: Ethan Hawke (m. 1998-2005), Gary Oldman (m. 1990-1992)
Children: Maya Hawke, Levon Roan Thurman-Hawke, Luna Thurman-Busson
Movies: Kill Bill: Volume 1 (2003), Pulp Fiction (1994), Kill Bill: Volume 2 (2004), Batman & Robin (1997), Gattaca (1997)