Marthe Keller

Actress and Opera Director
Born Jan 28, 1945

Marthe Keller is a Swiss actress and opera director. She studied ballet as a child, but stopped after a skiing accident at age 16. She changed to acting, and worked in Berlin at the Schiller Theatre and the Berliner Ensemble. Keller's earliest film appearances were in Funeral in Berlin and the German film Wilder Reiter GmbH (1967).… Read More

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1945 Birth Born on January 28, 1945.


1977 32 Years Old Keller acted alongside Al Pacino in the 1977 romantic drama film Bobby Deerfield, based on Erich Maria Remarque's novel Heaven Has No Favorites, and subsequently the two of them were involved in a relationship.
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She also acted alongside William Holden in Billy Wilder's 1978 romantic drama Fedora.


1994 49 Years Old …  The Swiss composer Michael Jarrell wrote the melodrama Cassandre, after the novel of Christa Wolf, for Keller, who gave the world premiere in 1994.


1999 54 Years Old Keller's first production as an opera director was Dialogues des Carmélites, for Opéra National du Rhin, in 1999. … Read More
2004 59 Years Old Her directorial debut at the Metropolitan Opera was in a 2004 production of Don Giovanni. … Read More


2016 71 Years Old In April 2016, she was announced as the President of the Jury for the Un Certain Regard section of the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.
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