Hildegard Knef

1925 - 2002

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Hildegard Frieda Albertine Knef (German: [ˈhɪl.də.ɡaʁt ˈkneːf] (listen); 28 December 1925 – 1 February 2002) was a German actress, voice actress, singer, and writer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hildegard Knef has received more than 379,073 page views. Her biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Hildegard Knef is the 886th most popular actor (down from 866th in 2019), the 1,326th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,358th in 2019) and the 19th most popular Actor.

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Among actors, Hildegard Knef ranks 886 out of 9,996Before her are River Phoenix, Chadwick Boseman, Elsa Martinelli, Walter Brennan, Emilio Estevez, and Chris Cooper. After her are Anita Pallenberg, Hilary Swank, Don Ameche, Jack Black, Norman Reedus, and June Carter Cash.

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Among people born in 1925, Hildegard Knef ranks 92Before her are Gabriele Ferzetti, Paul Greengard, Honor Blackman, Oscar Peterson, Toshio Iwatani, and Robert Hardy. After her are Nicolai Gedda, Veljko Kadijević, William Styron, Sammy Davis Jr., Martin Rodbell, and Tom Gehrels. Among people deceased in 2002, Hildegard Knef ranks 46Before her are Erwin Chargaff, Xi Zhongxun, Archer Martin, Laurent Schwartz, Pim Fortuyn, and César Milstein. After her are Lilian, Princess of Réthy, Sigvard Bernadotte, María Félix, Stephen Jay Gould, Yoshio Okada, and Henri Verneuil.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Hildegard Knef ranks 1,326 out of 6,142Before her are Georg Kaiser (1878), Prince Charles of Prussia (1801), Princess Anna of Prussia (1836), Otto Kumm (1909), John Polanyi (1929), and Infanta Marie Anne of Portugal (1861). After her are Tilman Riemenschneider (1460), Oskar Morgenstern (1902), Clemens August Graf von Galen (1878), Lucius Antonius Saturninus (20), Jawed Karim (1979), and Johann Friedrich Franz Burgmüller (1806).

Among ACTORS In Germany

Among actors born in Germany, Hildegard Knef ranks 19Before her are Nastassja Kinski (1961), Horst Tappert (1923), Lale Andersen (1905), Karin Schubert (1944), Gottfried John (1942), and Brigitte Helm (1906). After her are Max Schreck (1879), Til Schweiger (1963), Lilli Palmer (1914), Karin Dor (1938), Erika Mann (1905), and Elke Sommer (1940).

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