Hildegard Knef bio

Birth Name: Hildegard Frieda Albertine Knef

Occupation: Stage Actress

Place Of Birth: Germany

Date Of Birth: December 28, 1925

Date Of Death: February 1, 2002

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: German

Hildegard Knef was born on the 28th of December, 1925. She was best known for being a Stage Actress. German stage and screen actress who appeared in the 1955 Broadway musical Silk Stockings, as well as in such German films as The Murderers Are Among Us and The Sinner.

Hildegard Knef was born in Germany. During the World War II years, she was the lover of Nazi filmmaker Ewald von Demandowsky. She received an International Film Festival award for her role in Everyone Dies Alone.

Hildegard Knef was a Capricorn and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Hildegard Knef was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Hildegard Frieda Albertine Knef is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Hildegard Knef’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Hildegard Knef’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Hildegard Knef kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Hildegard Knef was born in the Year of the Ox.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Hildegard Frieda Albertine Knef
NICKNAME: Hildegarde Neff, Hildegard Frieda Albertine Knef, Hildegard Knef
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn



Zodiac Sign: Hildegard Knef was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Hildegard Knef was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: Hildegard Knef had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Hildegard Knef’s birth sign is Capricorn and she had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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