Person Details

Birthday: 1945-08-27 23:11:17

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Female

Place of birth: Starnberg, Bavaria, Germany

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Movie Involvements: 30

TV Involvements: 7


Most Famous Work

Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Marianne Sägebrecht (born 27 August 1945, Starnberg, Bavaria) is a German actress, most famous for her appearance in the movies Sugarbaby, Bagdad Café, and The War of the Roses. This Rubenesque character player with a heart-shaped face and child-like features began her career as a leading producer and performer of Germany's alternative theater/cabaret scene. The eclectic background of Marianne Sägebrecht included stints as a medical lab assistant and magazine assistant editor before she found her calling in show business. Claiming to be inspired by Bavaria's mad King Ludwig II, she became known as the "mother of Munich's sub-culture" as producer and performer of avant-garde theater and cabaret revues, particularly with her troupe Opera Curiosa. Spotted by director Percy Adlon in a 1977 production of Adele Spitzeder in which she essayed the role of a delicate prostitute, Sägebrecht was cast as Madame Sanchez/Mrs. Sancho Panza in Adlon's TV special Herr Kischott (1979), a spin on Don Quixote. The director put her in his 1983 feature The Swing in a small role and then created the leading role of Marianne, an overweight mortician in love with a subway conductor, in Sugarbaby (1985) especially for her. American films beckoned as well and Sägebrecht was often cast in roles tailored to her unique abilities. Paul Mazursky reworked the part of a teutonic masseuse for her in Moon over Parador (1988) while Danny DeVito tailored the part of the German housekeeper for a divorcing couple in The War of the Roses (1989). Returning to Germany, she shone as the timid maid in the 1930s who marries her Jewish employer for convenience then falls in love in Martha and I (1990; released in the USA in 1995). Sägebrecht headlined the black comedy as an unhappy wife whose straying husband plots her death in Mona Must Die (1994) and had small supporting parts in The Ogre (1996) and Left Luggage (1998). Description above from the Wikipedia article Marianne Sägebrecht, licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Most Famous Work

SOKO 5113
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SOKO 5113

(1978) Frieda
Volle Kanne
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Volle Kanne

(1999) herself
Kommissar Rex
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Kommissar Rex

(1994) Tanja Kraus
Dust Devil
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Dust Devil

(1992) Dr. Leidzinger
Bambi-Verleihung
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Bambi-Verleihung

(1948) herself
Deutscher Filmpreis (Lola)
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Left Luggage
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Left Luggage

(1998) Mrs. Silberschmidt
Without Family
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Without Family

(2000) Mère Barberin

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2019 Oma Gerti Schmuck
Rosa Seidl
2018 Beda
herself
Sigberta
2016 Beda Andersson
2014 Erika
Beda Andersson
2012 N/A
Oma Marguerita
Edeltraud Staller
2010 Tante Sarah Silberschatz
2008 Frau Holle
Marie Meyer
2007 N/A
Antonia Wiedemann
Marie Meyer
2006 N/A
N/A
2005 Charlotte
2004 Marga Engel
Anneliese
Veronica
2003 N/A
Marga Engel
2001 Marga Engel
Betty
2000 Fräulein Klara
Mère Barberin
N/A
Anna Linke
1999 Marlène Veber
Elli Schulze
herself
Uschi
Bonemine
1998 Mrs. Silberschmidt
Margret
1997 Marlies Schöne
Eva
Tante Martha
N/A
1996 Klara
Frau Netta
Hilda Weigand
1995 Annie
N/A
Luise
1994 N/A
Marion Bruckmüller
Tanja Kraus
Mona von Snead
1993 Emma
Aloha
1992 Dr. Leidzinger
1991 N/A
1990 Anna Liebl
Martha
1989 Braut
Susan
Frl. Hermann
Rosalie Greenspace
1987 Jasmin Münchgstettner
Klientin
1985 N/A
Marianne
1984 Alfas Mutter
Reporterin
1981 N/A
1980 Verkäuferin
1978 Frieda
1959 N/A
1951 herself
1948 herself
Year Character Movie/Tv

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