Five famous people you may not have known were German

Many famous people are known worldwide for their talented performances or their impact in society.

However, some of these personalities may surprise you because of their German origin. In this article we will explore five famous people you may not have known were of German descent.

Prepare to be surprised by their German heritage and discover how this country has helped shape some of the most important figures of our time.

Read about five famous people you may not have known were German and the other photo galleries to always discover something new.

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Bruce Willis
Bruce Willis was born in 1955 on a military base at Idar-Oberstein, Rhineland-Palatinate. His father is American and his mother is from Kassel, a town in northern Hesse.
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Michael Fassbender
Michael Fassbender was in fact born in Heidelberg (Baden-Württemberg) in 1977. He has an Irish mother and a German father.
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Sheryl Lee
Sheryl Lee Was born in 1967 in Augsburg, Bavaria.
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Dominic Monaghan
Dominic Monaghan Was born in 1976 in Berlin.
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Martin Lawrence
Martin Lawrence was born in Frankfurt in 1965 to American parents.
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