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SENTA BERGER BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:
 
Senta Berger was born on May 13th, 1941 in Vienna, Austria, born to Josef Berger and Therese Jany.  From the age of five, she began taking ballet lessons and then private acting lessons. At the age of sixteen she was cast in her first small role in the film, "The Unexcused Hour".

For a while she then studied acting at the Max Reinhardt Seminar but left early to take on another film role and later she also became the youngest member of the Josefstadt Theatre.
 
Up until 1962, Berger worked only in Europe adding such film credits to her resume as, "Ich heirate Herrn Direktor" (1960), "The Secret Ways" (1961), "Immer Ärger mit dem Bett" (1961) and "Ramona" (1961).

She then moved to Los Angeles, California and worked on such films as, "Dr. Sibelius" (1962), "The Terror of Doctor Mabuse" (1962) and "Sherlock Holmes and the Deadly Necklace" (1962).  She then returned back to Europe and worked on a number of European films.

As her career progressed she traveled back and forth between the United States and Europe and added such film credits to her resume as, "Major Dundee" (1965) starring Richard Harris, Jim Hutton, James Coburn and Charlton Heston, "Cast a Giant Shadow" (1966) co-starring Kirk Douglas, John Wayne, Angie Dickinson, Yul Brynner and Frank Sinatra, "The Quiller Memorandum" (1966), "He Who Loves in a Glass House" (1971), "Roma bene" (1971), "Mitgift" (1976), "Cross of Iron" (1977), "Cheeeese" (1988) and "Tre colonne in cronaca" (1990).  

Throughout her career in the industry she has accomplished some other feats.  In 1977, she was the head of the jury at the 27th Berlin International Film Festival and in 2003 she became president of the German Film Academy.  She has also received such awards as three Bambi Awards, two Romys, a Goldene Kamera and an Adolf Grimme Award.  

Along with her acting career, she founded the film production company, "Sentana" along with her current husband, Michael Verhoeven.  The company financed such projects as, "The White Rose" (1982) and "The Nasty Girl" (1990).   

Senta Berger has two children and remains working in the industry with her most recent appearances on the television series, "Under Suspicion" (2002-2011) and the films, "Zettl" (2012), "Ruhm" (2012), "Operation Zucker" (2012) and soon to release, the television movie, "Wilkommen in Meckpomm" (2013).  She resides in Grünwald near Munich, Germany.  
 
 
Filmography

2013   Willkommen in Meckpomm

2012   Operation Zucker 
 
2012   Ruhm 

2012   Zettl 

2002-2011  Under Suspicion 
 
2011   In den besten Jahren

2011   Liebe am Fjord 

2010   Colors in the Dark
 
2008-2009  Four Seasons 

2009   Mama kommt! 

2009   Frau Böhm sagt Nein 
 
2009   Ob ihr wollt oder nicht! 

2009   Schlaflos

2006   All Men are Suspects
 
2005   Emilia - Familienbande

2005   Emilia - Die zweite Chance

2005   Einmal so wie ich will
 
2004   Die Konferenz 

1989-2004  Die schnelle Gerdi 

2002   Bis dass dein Tod uns scheidet
 
2000   Probieren Sie's mit einem Jüngeren 

2000   Scharf aufs Leben

2000   Trennungsfieber
 
2000   Zimmer mit Frühstück

1999   Mit fünfzig küssen Männer anders 

1999   Nancherrow
 
1999   Liebe und weitere Katastrophen

1998   Am I Beautiful? 

1998   Mammamia 
 
1997   Die Nacht der Nächte 

1997   Lamorte 

1997   Kap der Rache
 
1994-1996  Ärzte 

1996   Dopo la tempesta

1995   Kommissar Rex
 
1994   Gefangene Liebe

1992   Lilli Lottofee

1992   Sie und Er 
 
1990   Tre colonne in cronaca 

1990   La belle Anglaise

1989   Peter Strohm 
 
1989   Quattro storie di donne

1989   Ocean

1988   Cheeeese
 
1987   Animali metropolitani 

1986   Kir Royal 

1986   Killing Cars
 
1986   L'ultima mazurka

1985   Le due vite di Mattia Pascal 

1985   The Flying Devils 
 
1984   Notti e nebbie

1984   La stagione delle piogge

1984   Fatto su misura 
 
1983   Die priwalov'schen Millionen

1983   Liebe Melanie

1982   Wortwechsel
 
1982   Die Entscheidung

1981   Dantons Tod

1981   Der Traum ein Leben
 
1980   Speed Driver 

1979   The Green Jacket 

1978   Ritratto di borghesia in nero
 
1978   Freiheit

1977   Cross of Iron

1977   Chinese Miracle 
 
1977   Abschiede

1977   Una donna di seconda mano 

1976   Signore e signori, buonanotte 
 
1976   The Swiss Conspiracy 

1976   MitGift 

1976   The Mistress Is Served 
 
1976   Diary of a Passion 

1975   Dalli Dalli

1975   Krempoli - Ein Platz für wilde Kinder 
 
1975   Die Verschwörung des Fiesco zu Genua

1974   La bellissima estate 

1974   L'uomo senza memoria
 
1974   Di mamma non ce n'è una sola

1974   Frühlingsfluten

1973   Secrets of a Nurse 
 
1973   The Scarlet Letter 

1973   Amore e ginnastica 

1973   Merry-Go-Round
 
1972   Tatort 

1972   Morals of Ruth Halbfass 

1972   Cause of Divorce 
 
1972   When Women Lost Their Tails 

1972   L'amante dell'orsa maggiore
 
1971   Roma bene

1971   Angel's Leap 

1971   Rolf Harris Show
 
1971   He Who Loves in a Glass House

1971   Million Dollar Eel

1970   When Women Had Tails
 
1970   Cuori solitari 

1969   Infanzia, vocazione e prime esperienze di Giacomo Casanova, veneziano
 
1968-1969  It Takes a Thief 

1969   De Sade

1969   Les étrangers
 
1969   If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium

1968   Babeck

1968   Istanbul Express 
 
1968   The Name of the Game 

1968   Vienna

1967   The Ambushers 
 
1967   Diaboliquement vôtre 

1967   To Commit a Murder 

1966   The Treasure of San Gennaro 
 
1966   The Quiller Memorandum

1966   Long Legs, Long Fingers

1966   Bang! Bang! You're Dead!
 
1966   Poppies Are Also Flowers

1966   Cast a Giant Shadow 

1965   The Glory Guys 
 
1965   Shots in 3/4 Time

1965   Major Dundee

1964   The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
 
1964   See How They Run

1964   Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre 

1964   Full Hearts and Empty Pockets 
 
1964   Ein schöner Herbst 

1963   Jack und Jenny 

1963   Il mistero del tempio indiano 
 
1963   The Victors 

1963   Kali Yug, la dea della vendetta

1963   Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color 
 
1962   Sherlock Holmes and the Deadly Necklace

1962   The Terror of Doctor Mabuse
 
1962   Dr. Sibelius

1962   Das Geheimnis der schwarzen Koffer

1961   Ramona
 
1961   Diesmal muß es Kaviar sein

1961   Es muß nicht immer Kaviar sein 

1961   Adieu, Lebewohl, Goodbye 
 
1961   Immer Ärger mit dem Bett 

1961   The Miracle of Father Malachia

1961   Eine hübscher als die andere 
 
1961   Junge Leute brauchen Liebe

1961   The Secret Ways

1960   O sole mio
 
1960   The Good Soldier Schweik 

1960   Ich heirate Herrn Direktor

1959   Adorable Sinner
 
1959   The Journey 

1958   Embezzled Heaven 

1957   Die Lindenwirtin vom Donaustrand 
 
1957   The Unexcused Hour 

1955   Du bist die Richtige

1950   Das doppelte Lottchen
 





Matinee Classics - Cast a Giant Shadow starring John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Angie Dickinson, Senta Berger, Frank Sinatra, Yul Brynner and Michael Douglas


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