Franka Potente

Franka Potente

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Franka Potente
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Franka Potente ( born 22 July 1974) is a German actress. She first appeared in the comedy film After Five in the Forest Primeval (1995), for which she won a Bavarian Film Award for Best Young Actress. Her breakthrough came in 1998, when she portrayed the titular role in the acclaimed action thriller Run Lola Run, for which she won a BAMBI Award for Best Actress. She received further critical acclaim and a Bavarian Television Award nomination for her performance in the television film Opernball (also 1998).

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Franka Potente was born on 22 July 1974 in Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Her full name at birth was Franka Potente. She is best known as an actress. She attended high school at Humble High School, Humble, TX (exchange student, one year). For university, she studied at Otto Falckenberg School of Performing Arts, Munich, Germany. She is 5' 8½" (174 cm) tall and weighs 130 lbs (59 kg) with an athletic build. She has dark brown eyes and dark brown hair (color). Her net worth is reported to be $18,000,000 US dollars. Her zodiac star sign is Cancer.
Full name at birth
Franka Potente
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Claim to fame
Lola Rennt on Run Lola Run; Marie on The Bourne Identity
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Date of birth
22 July 1974
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Place of birth
Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Age
49
Occupation
Actress, Singer
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Height
5' 8½" (174 cm)
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Weight
130 lbs (59 kg)
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Ever-Changing Hair Color
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Shoe size
10 (US), 42.5 (EU), 8.5 (UK), 270 (J)
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ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Net worth
$18,000,000 USD
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High school
Humble High School, Humble, TX (exchange student, one year)
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University
  • Otto Falckenberg School of Performing Arts, Munich, Germany
  • Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, New York
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Talent agency
  • Thruline Entertainment, Inc. (USA)
  • Heppeler Agency (GER)
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Partner: Derek Richardson (Married) 2 children
2009-
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I think when I`m in love, I really am very good with calling, little faxes, and visiting and I really put a lot of effort into it. I`m really not the one that`s not available because of work and I`m very sad when I actually leave.
  • Education: Otto Falckenberg School, Munich; Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, New York.
  • 1/16th Italian by descent. Her great-great-grandfather was an Italian roof-tiler, who stayed in Germany.
  • In spring 2002, she broke up with longtime boyfriend Tom Tykwer.
  • German citizenship.
  • Member of jury at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2005

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