Christa Lang-Fuller (born 23 December 1943) is a German-American film and television actress and screenwriter. Lang worked frequently with her husband, director Samuel Fuller and is known for such films as White Dog, Dead Pigeon on Beethoven Street, What's Up, Doc?, Land of Plenty, No Fear, No Die, Alphaville, The Big Red One, Nickelodeon and Thieves After Dark.
Lang in a publicity photo, ca. 1967
23 December 1943
Samuel Fuller (m. 1967–1997)
Lang made her film debut in the French new wave film The Murderer Knows the Score (1963), and had an uncredited walk-on role in Alphaville (1965). In 1967, she had a supporting part in The Champagne Murders opposite Anthony Perkins, followed by a supporting role in What's Up, Doc? (1972) opposite Barbra Streisand. In 1976, she appeared as Anna Hauptmann in The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case, based on the Lindbergh kidnapping.
She would go on to appear in her husband, Samuel Fuller's film White Dog (1982). In 1981, Lang co-founded Chrisam Films with Fuller. She also appeared in the French film Thieves After Dark (1984), and The Blood of Others (1984), opposite Jodie Foster and Sam Neill.
As a screenwriter, Lang is perhaps best known as the co-writer, with her husband, of the 1994 film Girls in Prison.
Lang was married to director Samuel Fuller from 1967 until his death in 1997. Lang has one daughter with Fuller, Samantha.
Filmography as actress
|1963||The Murderer Knows the Score||Christine|
|1964||Code Name: Tiger||La fille avec Dobrovsky|
|1965||Alphaville||1st Seductress Third Class||uncredited|
|1965||Mission spéciale à Caracas||Christelle|
|1966||The Upper Hand||La fille de Mario|
|1967||The Champagne Murders||Paula|
|1972||What's Up, Doc?||Mrs. Hosquith|
|1973||Dead Pigeon on Beethoven Street||Christa||originally a Tatort episode|
|1975||At Long Last Love||Pregnant Lady|
|1976||The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case||Anna Hauptmann||television film|
|1980||The Big Red One||German Countess||uncredited|
|1984||Thieves After Dark||Solange|
|1984||The Blood of Others||Femme Allemand fouille|
|1984||Mistral's Daughter||Concierge||miniseries; 4 episodes|
|1989||Samuel Fuller's Street of No Return||Nurse|
|1990||Tinikling ou 'La madonne et le dragon'||Mama|
|1990||No Fear, No Die||Toni's mother|
|1993||Les arpenteurs de Montmartre|
|1998||L.A. Without a Map||Woman on Bus|
|2001||Aizea: City of the Wind||Card Playing Woman||short film|
|2004||Land of Plenty||Trailer Park Woman|
|2013||Night of the Templar||Blind Woman|
|2017||The Queen of Hollywood Blvd||Mama|
- The New York Times
- "A Third Face: My Tale of Writing, Fighting, and Filmmaking (Samuel Fuller, with Christa Lang Fuller, Jerome Henry Rudes; introduction by Martin Scorsese)". Film Talk. Retrieved November 11, 2016.
- Smith, Michael Glover (September 9, 2011). "Actress/Author Interview: Christa Lang Fuller". White City Cinema. Retrieved November 12, 2016.
- "Christa Lang-Fuller's Top 10". The Criterion Collection. Retrieved November 9, 2016.
- The New York Times
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