Ingrid van Bergen

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Ingrid van Bergen
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Born (1931-06-15) 15 June 1931 (age 83)
Danzig, Free City of Danzig
Occupation Actress
Years active 1954-present

Ingrid van Bergen (born 15 June 1931) is a German film actress. She has appeared in 100 films since 1954. She was born in Free City of Danzig, today Gdańsk, Poland.

On the night of February 2 to 3 1977, she shot her lover, the money broker Klaus Knaths, dead.[1] She was charged with murder but was convicted for manslaughter and sentenced to seven years imprisonment.[2] She was released after five years, because of good behaviour.[3]

She is also best known for her role in the film Richy Guitar (de) (where German band Die Ärzte played roles) as Richy's mother.

In 2009, she was the winner of Ich bin ein Star – Holt mich hier raus!, the German edition of I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!

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