Franka Potente



  • Birth Place: Munster, Germany
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 07/22/1974, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor
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Franka Potente Fast Facts:
  • Grew up in Germany, but spent a year as an exchange student at a high school in Texas.
  • Studied acting in Germany at the Otto Falckenberg School and in the United States at the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute.
  • Was discovered by a casting agent at a bar in Germany in 1996.
  • Shaved her head after completing work on one of the Bourne films.
  • Is a former vegetarian.
  • Franka Potente Relationships:
  • Derek Richardson - Husband
  • Dieter - Father
  • Elijah Wood - Ex-significant Other
  • Tom Tykwer - Ex-significant Other
  • Stefan - Brother
  • Hildegard - Mother
  • Franka Potente Awards:
  • 2007 Australian Film Institute Awards: Best Lead Actress - Nominee

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