Senta Berger is an Austrian film and television actress and author. She received many award nominations for her acting in theatre and television. Berger is the daughter of teacher Therese Jany, she first appeared on stage at the age of four, when her father accompanied her singing on the piano. At the age of five she started ballet lessons. Berger took private acting lessons. In 1957, she won her first small role in one of the final films directed by Austrian auteur Willi Forst, she applied for the Max Reinhardt Seminar, a famous acting school in Vienna, was accepted, but she left shortly afterwards after accepting a film role without permission. In 1958, she became the youngest member of the Josefstadt Theatre in Vienna. In 1960 Bernhard Wicki and Artur Brauner produced the film The Good Soldier Schweik with Berger and the German actor Heinz Rühmann. Brauner used Berger in several films. In 1962, she went to Hollywood and worked with stars such as Charlton Heston, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Richard Widmark, John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Yul Brynner.
She returned to Germany to accept an offer for a role in a series, which would have brought an obligation of several years. In 1963, Berger met son of the German film director Paul Verhoeven. In November 1964, she guest starred in an episode of the U. S. television show, The Man from U. N. C. L. E, entitled "The Double Affair", it was expanded and released in cinemas as the feature film The Spy with My Face. In 1965, she starred in The Glory Guys, a dramatic representation of Custer's Little Big horn disaster, based on the novel The Dice of God by Hoffman Birney. Filmed by Levy-Gardner-Laven and released by United Artists, it stars Tom Tryon, Harve Presnell, Senta Berger, James Caan, Michael Anderson. Jr. Berger and Verhoeven started their own film production company in 1965, married in 1966. Berger continued to develop her European career in Italy. In 1966, Berger co-starred with Kirk Douglas in the film Cast a Giant Shadow. Berger played the role of Magda, a soldier in the Israeli army during the 1947–1949 Palestine war.
In 1966, the British film Our Man in Marrakesh, called Bang, You're Dead in the U. S. was released. In The Quiller Memorandum, a third film of hers released in 1966, she played opposite Max von Sydow and George Segal in the role of a German schoolteacher involved in neo-Nazi activity. In 1967, Berger acted in the pilot film for the Robert Wagner television series It Takes a Thief, which aired on American television network ABC on 9 January 1968, she reprised her role in the series in October 1969, in an episode in which her character was killed off. In 1970, Berger starred for the first time in a film produced by her own company and directed by her husband. Other internationally successful films made by their joint production company included, amongst others, Die weiße Rose, The Nasty Girl and Mutters Courage. In 1971, Berger took part in the media campaign "We've had abortions!" launched by German feminist Alice Schwarzer with a cover story in the Stern political magazine. In 1972, she campaigned for Willy Brandt's Social Democratic Party.
Following the birth of her first son, Berger soon returned to theatre work. She played at the Burgtheater in Vienna, at the Thalia Theater in Hamburg and at the Schiller Theater in Berlin. Between 1974 and 1982, she played the "Buhlschaft" in the play Jedermann at the Salzburg Festival with Curd Jürgens and Maximilian Schell, she acted alongside Schell and James Coburn in a supporting role in the acclaimed war film Cross of Iron. In 1977, she was head of the jury at the 27th Berlin International Film Festival. Twenty-one years she was part of the jury at the 48th Berlin International Film Festival. In 1985–86, Berger started a comeback in front of German-speaking audiences in the TV serial Kir Royal. Further serial hits followed, like Die schnelle Gerdi, where she played a taxi driver, since 2002 the long-running crime series Unter Verdacht. In the same year, she started a career as a singer of chansons. From 2003 to 2010, Berger was president of the German Film Academy, which seeks to advance the new generation of actors and actresses in Germany and Europe.
Since 2005, the Academy assigns the annual German Film Lola Awards. 2005 saw her in the film, Einmal so wie ich will, as a woman trapped in an unhappy marriage who finds love on holiday, but turns her back on the relationship. In 2016, she played one of the leading roles in the film Welcome to Germany, directed by her son Simon; the film grossed more than US$20 million. In the spring of 2006, Berger's autobiography was published in Germany: Ich habe ja gewußt, daß ich fliegen kann. Among her memories of Hollywood are a less-than-subtle attempt by Darryl Zanuck to get her on his casting couch, of all the shallow people she met in Hollywood. Berger married German film director Michael Verhoeven in 1966. Bambi Prize Bravo Otto in Bronze Film Award in
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