Käte Jaenicke

Käte Jaenicke (22 March 1923 – 1 November 2002) was a German theater and film actress.[1] She appeared in more than ninety films from 1954 to 1975.

Käte Jaenicke
Käte Jaenicke headshot.jpg
Käte Jaenicke headshot
Born2 March 1923
Died1 November 2002(2002-11-01) (aged 79)
Munich, Germany
Years active1954-1975

Personal lifeEdit

She was in a relationship with writer Aras Ören, and had a daughter Anja Jaenicke (born October 9, 1963 in Berlin) who became an actress.[2] Kate Jaenicke spent her twilight years in a Munich nursing home and died there on November 1, 2002 at 79 years of age. Her final resting place is in the Munich East Cemetery.[1]


Year Title Role Notes
1959 Peter schiesst den Vogel ab Uncredited
The Blue Sea and You
Marili Köchin
1960 The Last Pedestrian
Willy the Private Detective
1961 Our House in Cameroon Elli Dörfler
1962 Escape from East Berlin Rosa
1962–1963 Alle meine Tiere Lenchen TV series
1970 Hotel by the Hour Mrs. Jennewein
Wir – zwei [de] Käthe
That Can't Shake Our Willi! Mizzi Buntje
1976 Auf Biegen oder Brechen
1978 Holocaust Mrs. Lowy TV miniseries
1979 The Tin Drum Mother Truczinski
1985 Abschied in Berlin Grandmother TV film
Angry Harvest Anna
1989 Gummibärchen küßt man nicht Gundula


  1. ^ a b "The tomb of Käte Jaenicke". knerger.de.
  2. ^ "Anja Jaenicke – Yvonne "Yvonnche" Boxheimer". Willkommen auf Drombuschs. Archived from the original on 2014-12-20. Retrieved 2018-02-19.

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