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Franka Potente

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Date of Birth: 1974 , July-22
Birth Nation: Germany
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Madison Wolfe
Birth Name Madison Wolfe
Father Larry Thomas McKelvey
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Metairie, Louisiana
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Net Worth Unknown
Married Unknown
Married to Jessica Gadsden (m. 2014)
Music Group South Crack
Books Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It
Nick Name Madison
Working For Movies and TV shows
Eye Color Light-Brown
Hair Color Light Brown
Face Color White
Body Measurements Unknown
Affair with Unknown
Movies I Kill Giants
TV Show Zoo
Siblings Meghan Wolfe

Quick Timeline of Franka Potente

1974 Born in Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia
1994 Graduated from German Gymnasium
1995 Began her acting career
1997 Appeared in the TV movie, Coming In
2016 Appeared in the movie, The Conjuring 2
1998 Released the single, Believe
1998 Dated Tom Tykwer
2012 Married to Derek Richardson
2011 First child, Polly Richardson
2013 Second child, Georgie Richardson
1999 Won German Film Awards
2000 Won Jupiter Award
1998 Won Bavarian TV Awards

Detail Timeline of Franka Potente

July 22 , 1974

Born in Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia

Five feet and nine inches tall, Franka Potente was born in Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany in the mid 1970s. She was born to Hildegard and Dieter Potente. She was born and raised in a middle class family.

1994

Graduated from German Gymnasium

At the age of 17, Franka was in Humble as an exchange student. She completed her high school graduation from German Gymnasium in 1994. With the completion of her high school graduation, she joined Otto Falckenberg School of Performing Arts. 

1995

Began her acting career

While she was still enrolled at Otto Falckenberg School of Performing Arts, she appeared in her first movie named Aufbruch in 1995. That year she also starred the role of Anna in a German romantic comedy film After Five in the Forest Primeval.

1997

Appeared in the TV movie, Coming In

 In 1997, she appeared in the TV film Coming In. Next year she played the role of Gabrielle Becker in the movie Cornball. At the end of 1990s, she starred in the movies like Run Lola Run, Bin ich schön, Paradise Mall and so on. 

2016

Appeared in the movie, The Conjuring 2

Franka Potente is an actress from Germany. In 2016, she starred the role of Anita Gregory in an American supernatural horror film The Conjuring 2. That year she also played the role of Helga British-American drama television miniseries Taboo. 

1998

Released the single, Believe

Besides being known as an actress, she is also a talented singer. At the end of 1990s, she released the single Believe. That year she also released the single under the title Wish (Komm zu mir). In 2001, she released Fly With Me. 

1998

Dated Tom Tykwer

From 1998, Franka began her romantic love affairs with Tom Tykwer. Tom Tykwer is a director. They dated each other as a loving partner for several years. This love life was called off with the start of 2003. She also dated Eric Melvin for several months.

2012

Married to Derek Richardson

Franka has also been dating Derek Richardson since a long time. Derek Richardson is an actor. He is famous for starring the role of Harry Dunne in an American comedy film Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd. In the early 2011, they welcomed a daughter named Polly. They got married in 2012

2011

First child, Polly Richardson

She became mother for the first time in her life in the early 2011. She and her loving partner Tom Tykwer welcomed their first child together in April and that time it was a daughter and they named her Polly Richardson. 

2013

Second child, Georgie Richardson

She became mother for the second time in her life 2013. She and her loving husband Tom Tykwer welcomed their second child together that year and that time it was also a daughter and they named her Georgie Richardson. 

1999

Won German Film Awards

In 1999, she got nominated in German Film Awards for the first time in her life. She got nominated in this award that year for German Actor/Actress of the Year. She was also honored with this award that year. 

2000

Won Jupiter Award

She is also famous for starring the role of Simone "Sissi" Schmidt in the movie The Princess and the Warrior. For this role, she got her first nomination in Jupiter Award in 2000 and she won this award that year for Best German Actress. 

1998

Won Bavarian TV Awards

She has also once been honored with Bavarian TV Awards and that was in 1998. She won this award that year for Best Actress in a Movie Made for Television (Beste Schauspielerin - Fernsehspiel/Fernsehfilm). In 2008, she also won her first Adolf Grimme Awards, Germany. 

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From 1998, Franka began her romantic love affairs with Tom Tykwer. Tom Tykwer is a director. They dated each other as a loving partner for several years. This love life was called off with the start of 2003. She also dated Eric Melvin for several months.

Franka has also been daring Derek Richardson since a long time. Derek Richardson is an actor. He is famous for starring the role of Harry Dunne in an American comedy film Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd. In the early 2011, they welcomed a daughter named Polly. They got married in 2012. Her nationality is German and she has mixed ethnicity.

At the age of 17, Franka was in Humble as an exchange student. With the completion of her high school graduation, she joined Otto Falckenberg School of Performing Arts. While she was still enrolled there, she appeared in her first movie named Aufbruch in 1995. That year she also starred the role of Anna in a German romantic comedy film After Five in the Forest Primeval. In 1997, she appeared in the TV film Coming In. At the end of 1990s, she starred in the movies like Run Lola Run, Bin ich schön, Paradise Mall and so on. She loves tattoos. For her role in The Bourne Supremacy, she earned the salary of $1,000,000 in 2004. Her net worth is $18 million dollars.