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Katrin Sass
Katrin Sass
(for a time Katrin Saß) is a German actress. She has an uncommon distinctively firm feminine voice, and became known internationally for playing the idealistic socialist mother Christiane Kerner in the 2003 tragicomedy Good Bye, Lenin! She was born in Schwerin, in the former East Germany, which is now the capital of the Federal State of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Before German reunification, she was a well-known film and stage actress in the German Democratic Republic. She made her film debut at age 23 in the 1979 film Bis da ß
ß
der Tod euch scheidet, where she portrayed a disillusioned young wife. She won the Silver Bear for Best Actress
Silver Bear for Best Actress
at the 32nd Berlin International Film Festival
32nd Berlin International Film Festival
for her role in the 1981 film Bürgschaft für ein Jahr.[1] In 2011, she appeared in the music video of "Wir Sind am Leben" by the Berlin
Berlin
music duo Rosenstolz. She said the GDR forced to spell her name with a "ß" presumably because "Sass" was associated with the Nazi SA and SS.[2] Filmography[edit]

Bis da ß
ß
der Tod euch scheidet (1979) Bürgschaft für ein Jahr (1981) The House on the River (1986) Fallada: The Last Chapter (1988) Heidi M. (2001) Good Bye, Lenin!
Good Bye, Lenin!
(2003) (with Daniel Brühl, Chulpan Khamatova, Michael Gwisdek
Michael Gwisdek
and Alexander Beyer) Meine verrückte türkische Hochzeit (2006) The Silence (2010) Weissensee (2010, 2013, 2015) Back on Track (2013)

References[edit]

^ "Berlinale: 1982 Prize Winners". berlinale.de. Retrieved 11 November 2010.  ^ Gottschild, Karen (2010-09-02). "Warum Katrin Sass
Katrin Sass
in der DDR als "Doppel-Nazi" galt" (in German). Bild. Retrieved 2016-02-03.  (Javascript needed)

External links[edit]

Katrin Sass
Katrin Sass
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Silver Bear for Best Actress

Elsa Martinelli
Elsa Martinelli
(1956) Yvonne Mitchell
Yvonne Mitchell
(1957) Anna Magnani
Anna Magnani
(1958) Shirley MacLaine
Shirley MacLaine
(1959) Juliette Mayniel (1960) Anna Karina
Anna Karina
(1961) Rita Gam
Rita Gam
/ Viveca Lindfors
Viveca Lindfors
(1962) Bibi Andersson
Bibi Andersson
(1963) Sachiko Hidari
Sachiko Hidari
(1964) Madhur Jaffrey
Madhur Jaffrey
(1965) Lola Albright
Lola Albright
(1966) Edith Evans
Edith Evans
(1967) Stéphane Audran (1968) Simone Signoret
Simone Signoret
/ Shirley MacLaine
Shirley MacLaine
(1971) Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Taylor
(1972) Kinuyo Tanaka (1975) Jadwiga Barańska
Jadwiga Barańska
(1976) Lily Tomlin
Lily Tomlin
(1977) Gena Rowlands
Gena Rowlands
(1978) Hanna Schygulla
Hanna Schygulla
(1979) Renate Krößner (1980) Barbara Grabowska (1981) Katrin Sass
Katrin Sass
(1982) Yevgeniya Glushenko (1983) Inna Churikova
Inna Churikova
(1984) Jo Kennedy (1985) Charlotte Valandrey
Charlotte Valandrey
/ Marcélia Cartaxo (1986) Ana Beatriz Nogueira (1987) Holly Hunter
Holly Hunter
(1988) Isabelle Adjani
Isabelle Adjani
(1989) Victoria Abril
Victoria Abril
(1991) Maggie Cheung
Maggie Cheung
(1992) Michelle Pfeiffer
Michelle Pfeiffer
(1993) Crissy Rock (1994) Josephine Siao (1995) Anouk Grinberg
Anouk Grinberg
(1996) Juliette Binoche
Juliette Binoche
(1997) Fernanda Montenegro
Fernanda Montenegro
(1998) Juliane Köhler
Juliane Köhler
(1999) Bibiana Beglau
Bibiana Beglau
(2000) Kerry Fox
Kerry Fox
(2001) Halle Berry
Halle Berry
(2002) Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman
/ Julianne Moore
Julianne Moore
/ Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(2003) Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron
/ Catalina Sandino Moreno
Catalina Sandino Moreno
(2004) Julia Jentsch
Julia Jentsch
(2005) Sandra Hüller
Sandra Hüller
(2006) Nina Hoss
Nina Hoss
(2007) Sally Hawkins
Sally Hawkins
(2008) Birgit Minichmayr
Birgit Minichmayr
(2009) Shinobu Terajima
Shinobu Terajima
(2010) Sareh Bayat
Sareh Bayat
/ Sarina Farhadi / Leila Hatami
Leila Hatami
/ Kimia Hosseini (2011) Rachel Mwanza
Rachel Mwanza
(2012) Paulina García
Paulina García
(2013) Haru Kuroki
Haru Kuroki
(2014) Charlotte Rampling
Charlotte Rampling
(2015) Trine Dyrholm
Trine Dyrholm
(2016) Kim Min-hee (2017)

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 34708758 LCCN: nr00002612 ISNI: 0000 0001 0887 1247 GND: 124916163 SUDOC: 079269230 BNF: cb14611731d (data) BIBSYS: 4096270

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