Franka Potente

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Franka Potente (German: [fʁaŋka po.ˈtɛn.tə] (listen); 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Franka Potente has received more than 3,389,510 page views. Her biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Franka Potente is the 2,248th most popular actor (up from 2,392nd in 2019), the 2,839th most popular biography from Germany (down from 54th in 2019) and the 71st most popular German Actor.

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  • 44

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  • 5.55

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  • 3.43

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Among actors, Franka Potente ranks 2,248 out of 10,030Before her are Irm Hermann, Anna Faris, Claire Danes, Richard Bright, Thomas Gibson, and Hugh Keays-Byrne. After her are David Belle, Lainie Kazan, Norma Talmadge, Maria de Medeiros, David Harbour, and Daniel Stern.

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Among people born in 1974, Franka Potente ranks 39Before her are Ariel Ortega, Sarah Paulson, James Blunt, Alanis Morissette, Marcelo Salas, and Ryan Phillippe. After her are Olivia Colman, Márcio Amoroso, Gaizka Mendieta, Ramin Djawadi, Giovanni Ribisi, and Sérgio Conceição.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Franka Potente ranks 2,839 out of 5,289Before her are Adolphus Frederick III, Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1686), Princess Caroline Louise of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1786), Christoph Bernhard von Galen (1606), Franz Joseph Emil Fischer (1877), Emich Carl, 2nd Prince of Leiningen (1763), and Friedrich Franz, Hereditary Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1910). After her are Karl, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (1813), Richard Huelsenbeck (1892), Christoph von Dohnányi (1929), Thomas C. Südhof (1955), Princess Louise of Saxe-Hildburghausen (1794), and Louis VII, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt (1658).

Among ACTORS In Germany

Among actors born in Germany, Franka Potente ranks 71Before her are Hannelore Elsner (1942), Marianne Sägebrecht (1945), Eric Braeden (1941), Sibel Kekilli (1980), Helmut Griem (1932), and Irm Hermann (1942). After her are Dominic Monaghan (1976), Andrzej Seweryn (1946), Ralf Moeller (1959), Gedeon Burkhard (1969), Henny Porten (1890), and Holger Meins (1941).

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