Marthe Keller

Marthe Keller ( born January 28, 1945 in Basel ) is a Swiss actress.


She received dance training from 1953 and 1962 was her debut as a dancer at the Stadttheater Basel. After acting lessons in Munich, she performed in Berlin in Heidelberg and at the Schiller Theater.

Marthe Keller started after a few roles in German television her film career in France alongside Yves Montand in the tiger pack fast on the tail (1968 ), directed by Philippe de Broca. In When Marie just not as moody would ' (1969 ) she played her first starring movie role. In addition, they also continued to contribute with in theater productions.

In 1975 she left France and went to Hollywood. In 1976 she played alongside Dustin Hoffman in Marathon Man, for which she received a nomination for a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress. In Black Sunday by John Frankenheimer she played a terrorist in Fedora by Billy Wilder, a reclusive film star to be won for a new film. After further roles in Hollywood, among other things on the side of Al Pacino in Bobby Deerfield and in the formula with Marlon Brando, she mainly plays since the 1980s theater, as, inter alia, from 1983 to 1986 in the Paramour Anyone besides Klaus Maria Brandauer at the Salzburg Festival, and acting in television productions.

In 2001 she was nominated for her role as Mme Berthold in the Broadway production of Judgment at Nuremberg for the American Theatre Tony Award as Best Actress. In 2006 she received the Swiss Film Prize for their strong role in Fragile age. Since 1999, she has directed several opera productions.

1971 their son was born; Father Philippe de Broca. At the beginning of 2012, Keller was charged by the French Government to the rank of Knight of the French Legion of Honour.

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