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
Born2 March 1923
Died1 November 2002(2002-11-01) (aged 79)
Munich, Germany
Years active1954-1975

Personal life

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]

Selected filmography

Year Title Role Notes
1959 The Blue Sea and You
1960 Der letzte Fußgänger
The Last Pedestrian
1962 Escape from East Berlin
1970 That Can't Shake Our Willi!
Hotel by the Hour
1978 Holocaust Frau Lowy
1979 The Tin Drum
1985 Angry Harvest


  1. "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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