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Franka Potente

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



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TV Appearances

Main cast 
Blanco (2014)As: Leslee
Copper (2012)As: Eva Heissan
Episode Cast Credits 

The Bridge (US) (2013) 
  Sorrowsworn 02x03: (Jul/23/2014) As Eleanor Nacht 
  Ghost of a Flea 02x02: (Jul/16/2014) As Eleanor Nacht 
  Yankee 02x01: (Jul/09/2014) As Eleanor Nacht 

American Horror Story (2011) 
  I Am Anne Frank (2) 02x05: (Nov/14/2012) As Anne Frank / Catherine Brown 
  I Am Anne Frank (1) 02x04: (Nov/07/2012) As Anne Frank 

Psych (2006) 
  One, Maybe Two, Ways Out 05x09: (Sep/08/2010) As Nadia 

House (2004) 
  Broken 06x01: (Sep/21/2009) As Lydia 

The Shield (2002) 
  Spanish Practices 06x10: (Jun/05/2007) As Diro Kesakhian 
  Recoil 06x09: (May/29/2007) As Diro Kesakhian 
  The Math of Wrath 06x08: (May/22/2007) As Diro Kesakhian 
Trivia

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).

Franka Potente Quotes

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