Hanna Schygulla as "Maria Braun" in Rainer Werner Fassbinder's THE MARRIAGE OF MARIA BRAUN (1979) German actress Hanna Schygulla was born in December 1943. Early in her film career, she became known for her work with Rainer Werner Fassbinder in films such as Effi Briest in 1974 and The Marriage of Maria Braun in 1978, the latter for which she won the Silver Bear for Best Actress. Having acted in American, Italian and French films, she became known in the 1990s as a chanson singer. She has lived in Paris since 1981.
Hanna Schygulla is featured in Edition: A Tribute to Women in Film