Name: Franka Potente
Height: 5' 8.5" (1.74 m)
Nickname: Franke Potente
Trade Mark: Ever - changing hair color
Biography and Career:
Franka Potente was born on July 22, 1974 in Dulmen bei Munster, West Germany (now Germany). Her frather is a Teacher. She is a German Actress.
She was graduated from High-school in 1994.
she went to the Otto-Falckenberg-Schule, a drama school in Munich, but soon broke off to study at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in New York.
Potente took acting jobs outside school time and appeared in her first movie in the 1995 student film Aufbruch. She was then spotted by a casting agent and appeared in the film Nach Fi¼nf im Urwald (It's a Jungle Out There), directed by her then-boyfriend, Hans Christian Schmid. She received the 1995 Bavar
ian Film Prize for Young Talent for her work in this film. She then finished her last year of training at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in Manhattan.
After a notable debut in Nach Fi¼nf im Urwald (1995), the role of the heroine in Lola rennt (1998), directed by her then longtime companion Tom Tykwer was her national breakthrough.
After some other successful movies in Germany, she starred in several Hollywood productions, most prominently The Bourne Identity (2002) and The Bourne Supremacy (2004) and lived one year in Los Angeles. After her return to Berlin, she continues working with German and international directors.
In September 2009, she appeared in an episode of the TV show House M.D.
Why do we like Franka Potente?
We like Franka Potente because she is a talented actress.
Why do Franka Potente famous?
Franka Potente is famous as Lola in Run Lola Run.
by FW Editor
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