Mostly Credited As: Franka Potente Birth Name: Franka Potente Date Of Birth: July 22, 1974 (Age 40) Country Of Birth: Germany Birth Place: Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia Height: 5' 8 ½" (1.73 m)
Franka Potente is 40 years old and was born on July 22, 1974.
She is known for her role as Eva Heissan in the show Copper.
She is 5' 8 ½" (1.73 m) tall and was born in Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia (Germany)
Ever-changing hair color Her last name "Potente" (pronounced Poe-ten-teh) means "powerful" in Italian, Spanish and Portuguese. Says she was discovered as an actress in a public restroom. She was in a bar when she noticed she was constantly stared at by some woman. She decided to leave but went to the restroom before. The woman followed her and again stared at her through the mirror. Suddenly she asked "How would you describe yourself in one sentence?". Turns out she was a casting agent.
Speaks fluently French, English and German. Member of jury at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2005 Number 8 in 'Neon' Magazine's list of 100 most important young Germans. (Issue 1, September 2003) She plays the violin and the flute. In 1998 she was named as one of European films 'Shooting Stars' by European Film Promotion. Franka Potente has her wax figure at Madame Tussauds in Berlin (Germany).