Franka Potente

Franka Potente

Franka Potente  German Actress


Who is she dating right now?

Derek Richardson and Franka Potente have been married for 6 years since 2012. view relationship


Franka Potente has been in relationships with Elijah Wood (2003) and Tom Tykwer (1998 - 2002).


Franka Potente is a 44 year old German Actress. Born on 22nd July, 1974 in Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, she is famous for Lola Rennt on Run Lola Run; Marie on The Bourne Identity. Her zodiac sign is Cancer.

Franka Potente has been in 7 on-screen matchups, including Elijah Wood in Try Seventeen (2002), Eric Bana in Romulus, My Father (2007), Benno Fürmann in The Princess and the Warrior (2000), Johnny Depp in Blow (2001) and Matt Damon in The Bourne Identity (2002).

Franka Potente is a member of the following lists: Actresses of Italian descent, 21st-century German actresses and 20th-century German actresses.


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Relationship Statistics

Married1 9 years, 10 months - -
Dating2 4 years, 2 months 2 years, 1 month -
Total3 9 years, 10 months 4 years, 8 months 4 years, 2 months


First Name Franka
Maiden Name Potente
Full Name at Birth Franka Potente
Alternative Name Franke Potente
Age 44 years
Birthday 22nd July, 1974
Birthplace Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Height 5' 8½" (174 cm)
Weight 130lbs (59 kg)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Distinctive Feature Ever-Changing Hair Color
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality German
High School Humble High School, Humble, TX (exchange student, one year)
University Otto Falckenberg School of Performing Arts, Munich, Germany, Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, New York
Occupation Text Actress, Singer
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Lola Rennt on Run Lola Run; Marie on The Bourne Identity
Year(s) Active 1995–present
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) Thruline Entertainment, Inc. (USA), Heppeler Agency (GER)
Brand Endorsement (2002) TV commercial for amnesty international. (Germany), Print ads for Amnesty International (2003)
Bust (inches) 30
Cup Size B
Waist (inches) 23
Hips (inches) 33
Shoe Size 10 (US), 42.5 (EU), 8.5 (UK), 270 (J)
Official Websites,,
Father Dieter Potente
Mother Hildegard Potente
Friend Max Urlacher

Franka Potente (born 22 July 1974) is a German film actress and singer. She first appeared in the comedy After Five in the Forest Primeval (1995), for which she won a Bavarian Film Award for Best Young Actress. Her breakthrough came in 1998, when she had the leading role in the acclaimed action thriller Lola rennt (released in English as Run Lola Run) (1998). Potente received Germany's highest film and television awards for her performances in Run Lola Run and the television film Opernball. After half a decade of critically acclaimed roles in German films, Potente went on to land the role of Barbara Buckley in Blow (2001) and as Jason Bourne's love interest in the Bourne film series.

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Partner Comparison

Franka Potente44 CancerActress
Derek Richardson42 CapricornActor
Elijah Wood37 AquariusActor
Tom Tykwer53 GeminiDirector


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
PollyFemaleApril, 20117 years oldDerek Richardson
GeorgieFemale20135 years oldDerek Richardson


Princess Emmy2019Queen KarlaMovie
25 km/h2018UteMovie
Between Worlds2018JulieMovie
Taboo2017HelgaTV Show
Muse2017Susan GilardMovie
Claws2017ZlataTV Show
The Conjuring 22016Anita GregoryMovie
Der Island-Krimi2016Solveig KarlsdottirMovie
Dark Matter2015Chief Inspector ShaddickTV Show
The Bridge2013Eleanor NachtTV Show
Copper2012Eva HeissenTV Show
American Horror Story2011Anne Frank, Charlotte BrownTV Show
Beate Uhse - Ich will Freiheit für die Liebe2011Beate UhseTV Movie
Shanghai2010Leni MüllerMovie
The Sinking of the Laconia2010HildaTV Show
Che: Part Two2008Tania (Haydee Tamara Bunke Bider)Movie
The Bridge2008Elfie BauerTV Movie
Manhunt2008Beate KlarsfeldTV Movie
Eichmann2007Vera LessMovie
Romulus, My Father2007Christina GaitaMovie
Elementarteilchen2006Annabelle, Michael's girlfriendMovie
La mer2006Short Film
Psych2006NadiaTV Show
A Life in Suitcases2005Trixie BoudainMovie
The Bourne Supremacy2004MarieMovie
The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 2: Vaux to the Sea2004Trixie BoudainMovie
House M.D.2004LydiaTV Show
Anatomy 22003Paula HenningMovie
Blueprint2003Iris Sellin, Siri SellinMovie
I Love Your Work2003Mia LangMovie
The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 1: The Moab Story2003Trixie BoudainMovie
The Bourne Identity2002MarieMovie
Try Seventeen2002JaneMovie
The Shield2002Diro KesakhianTV Show
Blow2001Barbara BuckleyMovie
Storytelling2001Toby's Editor (segment "Non-Fiction")Movie
Anatomy2000Paula HenningMovie
The Princess and the Warrior2000SissiMovie
Downhill City1999PeggyMovie
Schlaraffenland1999Mona WendtMovie
Südsee, eigene Insel1999Cashier, KassiererinMovie
Winke und lächle!1999Stewardess, SusanShort Film
Am I Beautiful?1998LindaMovie
Run Lola Run1998LolaMovie
Opera Ball1998Gabrielle BeckerTV Movie
Rennlauf1998AliceTV Movie
Babes' Petrol1997LenaMovie
Easy Day1997LilyShort Film
Coming In1997NinaTV Movie
Une vie pour une autre1997Lisa ManocciTV Movie
Nach Fünf im Urwald1995AnnaMovie
Zwei Brüder1994MaraTV Show
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Posted commentsView all comments (5)

wjerryzwjerryzOct 27, 2016

Played a great part in Blow

sandrita0210sandrita0210Sep 13, 2008

She´s very cool!!!

aus1980aus1980Mar 7, 2008

hi franka you`re very othentic

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