Throughout history, there have been many German women film & theater personalities who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great German female film & theater personalities such as Kirsten Dunst, Marlene Dietrich, Diane Kruger, Heidi Klum, Anne Buydens.
Kirsten DunstKirsten Dunst
30 April 1982, German, American
Actress
Diane KrugerDiane Kruger
15 July 1976, German, American
Actress

Heidi KlumHeidi Klum
01 June 1973, German
Model, Fashion Designer

Marlene DietrichMarlene Dietrich
27 December 1901, German, French
Actress & Singer

Anne BuydensAnne Buydens
23 April 1919, German
Actress

NicoNico
16 October 1938, German, Spanish
Singer
Kim RaverKim Raver
15 March 1969, German, American
Actress

Brittney PowellBrittney Powell
04 March 1972, German, American
Actress

Florence KasumbaFlorence Kasumba
26 October 1976, German
 

Luise Rainer Luise Rainer
12 January 1910, German, British, American
Actress
Molly JacksonMolly Jackson
22 November 2001, German, American
Actress

Anna GettyAnna Getty
25 October 1972, German, American
Actress
Sibel KekilliSibel Kekilli
16 June 1980, German
Actor

Jeri RyanJeri Ryan
22 February 1968, German
Actress

Nastassja KinskiNastassja Kinski
24 January 1961, German
Actor, Model
Claudia SchifferClaudia Schiffer
25 August 1970, German
Actor, Model, Supermodel

Franka PotenteFranka Potente
22 July 1974, German
Actor, Screenwriter, Writer
Leni RiefenstahlLeni Riefenstahl
22 August 1902, German
Film director, Actor, Photographer, Film producer,

Anita PallenbergAnita Pallenberg
06 April 1944, German, Italian
Actor, Model

Hannelore SchmatzHannelore Schmatz
16 February 1940, German
Mountaineer
NenaNena
24 March 1960, German
Singer, Musician, Actor, Singer-songwriter

Evelyn SharmaEvelyn Sharma
12 July 1989, German, Indian
actor, model
Antje TraueAntje Traue
18 January 1981, German
Actor

Gudrun BurwitzGudrun Burwitz
08 August 1929, German
Tailor, Patternmaker, Secretary

Nina HagenNina Hagen
11 March 1955, German
Actor, Singer

Elke SommerElke Sommer
05 November 1940, German
Actor, Singer, Painter, Model, Musician
Briana BanksBriana Banks
21 May 1978, German, American
Adult Film Star, Glamour model, Model
Sophie, Duchess of HohenbergSophie, Duchess of Hohenberg
01 March 1868, Czech, German
Lady-in-waiting

Katarina WittKatarina Witt
03 December 1965, German
Actor, Figure skater

Emilie SchindlerEmilie Schindler
22 October 1907, Austrian, German
Writer, Autobiographer

Adelaide of Saxe-MeiningenAdelaide of Saxe-Meiningen
13 August 1792, German
 
Annette SchwarzAnnette Schwarz
26 March 1984, German
Adult Film Star, Fetish model, Glamour model,

Katharina von BoraKatharina von Bora
07 February 1499, German
nun

Assia WevillAssia Wevill
15 May 1927, German
Socialite, Poet

Queen Silvia of SwedenQueen Silvia of Sweden
23 December 1943, German, Swedish
 

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Christiane KubrickChristiane Kubrick
10 May 1932, German
Actor, Singer, Painter
Emmy GöringEmmy Göring
24 March 1893, German
Stage actor, Film actor

Lilli PalmerLilli Palmer
24 May 1914, German
Actor, Writer, Table tennis player, Autobiographer
Christine KaufmannChristine Kaufmann
11 January 1945, German
Ballet dancer, Stage actor, Film actor, Television

Heike MakatschHeike Makatsch
13 August 1971, German
Actor, Television presenter, Writer, Singer,

Adelle LutzAdelle Lutz
13 November 1948, German
Actor, Model, Costume designer
Senta BergerSenta Berger
13 May 1941, Austrian, German
Actor, Film producer

Elisabeth VolkenrathElisabeth Volkenrath
05 September 1919, German
Torturer
Ursula ThiessUrsula Thiess
15 May 1924, German
Actor

Tatjana PatitzTatjana Patitz
25 March 1966, German
Actor, Model

Nina HossNina Hoss
07 July 1975, German
Stage actor, Film actor

Katja KassinKatja Kassin
24 September 1979, German
Adult Film Star, Glamour model, Tutor

Cosima WagnerCosima Wagner
24 December 1837, German
Composer, Writer, Director
Christiane F.Christiane F.
20 May 1962, German
Actor, Writer

Julia DietzeJulia Dietze
09 January 1981, German, French
Actor, Model

Barbara BeckerBarbara Becker
01 November 1966, German
Actor

Mink BrarMink Brar
04 November 1980, German
actor, film producer, model
Jessica SchwarzJessica Schwarz
05 May 1977, German
Actor, Model

Lexi AlexanderLexi Alexander
23 August 1974, German
Film producer, Film director, Screenwriter,
Maria SchraderMaria Schrader
27 September 1965, German
Actor, Film director, Screenwriter

Karin DorKarin Dor
22 February 1938, German
Stage actor, Film actor

Claudia CieslaClaudia Ciesla
12 February 1987, German, Polish
Actor, Model
Herta BotheHerta Bothe
08 January 1921, German
Torturer

Yvonne CatterfeldYvonne Catterfeld
02 December 1979, German
Actor, Voice actor, Singer, Songwriter
Barbara SukowaBarbara Sukowa
02 February 1950, German
Singer, Stage actor, Film actor

Veruschka von LehndorffVeruschka von Lehndorff
14 May 1939, German
Actor, Model

Julie EngelbrechtJulie Engelbrecht
30 June 1984, German
Actor
Marianne KochMarianne Koch
19 August 1931, German
Actor, Television presenter, Physician, Internist

Martina GedeckMartina Gedeck
14 September 1961, German
Actor, Screenwriter
Michelle ViethMichelle Vieth
11 November 1977, German
actor, television actor, model

Karoline HerfurthKaroline Herfurth
22 May 1984, German
Actor, Film director

Kelly TrumpKelly Trump
27 August 1970, German
Adult Film Star

Brigitte HelmBrigitte Helm
17 March 1906, German
actor
Hanna SchygullaHanna Schygulla
25 December 1943, German, Polish
Singer, Musician, Stage actor, Film actor
Michaela SchaffrathMichaela Schaffrath
06 December 1970, German
Adult Film Star, Television actor, Nurse, Glamour

Karin SchubertKarin Schubert
26 November 1944, German, Italian
Actor, Adult Film Star

Hito SteyerlHito Steyerl
1966 AD, German
film director

Hildegard KnefHildegard Knef
28 December 1925, German
Actor, Writer, Singer, Autobiographer, Stage
Uschi ObermaierUschi Obermaier
24 September 1946, German, American
Actor, Autobiographer, Model

Dolly BusterDolly Buster
23 October 1969, German
Adult Film Star, Writer, Actor, Politician,

Eva HabermannEva Habermann
16 January 1976, German
Actor

Nadja BenaissaNadja Benaissa
26 April 1982, German
Singer, Actor, Songwriter

Nadja AuermannNadja Auermann
19 March 1971, German
Actor, Model
Xenia SeebergXenia Seeberg
04 April 1972, German
actor, singer, model

Shermine ShahrivarShermine Shahrivar
17 September 1982, German
Model, Beauty pageant contestant
Kimberly Ann VoltemasKimberly Ann Voltemas
22 January 1992, German, Thai
Thai actress

Nikki van der ZylNikki van der Zyl
27 April 1935, German
Actor

Anita BerberAnita Berber
10 June 1899, German
Actor, Stage actor, Model
Johanna LangefeldJohanna Langefeld
05 March 1900, German
Torturer

Marlene SchmidtMarlene Schmidt
1937 AD, German
actor, model, beauty pageant contestant, film
Charlotte RocheCharlotte Roche
18 March 1978, German
Actor, Television presenter, Writer

Martina HillMartina Hill
14 July 1974, German
Actor, Voice actor

Luise DanzLuise Danz
11 December 1917, German
Female guards in Nazi concentration camps

Vivian SchmittVivian Schmitt
31 March 1978, German
Adult Film Star, Model
Dru BerrymoreDru Berrymore
11 August 1969, German, American
Actor, Adult Film Star

Selma ErgeçSelma Ergeç
01 November 1978, German, Turkish
Actor, Psychologist, Model
Margarethe von TrottaMargarethe von Trotta
21 February 1942, German
Film director, Actor, Screenwriter

Susanne LotharSusanne Lothar
15 November 1960, German
Television actor, Stage actor, Film actor

Magda SchneiderMagda Schneider
17 May 1909, German
Actor, Singer

Isolda DychaukIsolda Dychauk
04 February 1993, German
Actor
Eva MattesEva Mattes
14 December 1954, Austrian, German
Stage actor, Film actor