Famous People Born in Switzerland

by CinemaAmazing | created - 18 May 2018 | updated - 18 May 2018 | Public

1. Kat Graham

Actress | How It Ends

Kat Graham is a music artist, actress and producer, known for her starring role on the hit TV show The Vampire Diaries (2009).

Graham was born Katerina Alexandre Hartford Graham in Geneva, Switzerland, and speaks four languages - English, Spanish, French, and Hebrew. Her father, Joseph, is a ...

2. Giuseppe Bausilio

Actor | Dead Man Down

Giuseppe Bausilio was born on June 20, 1997 in Bern, Switzerland. He is an actor, known for Dead Man Down (2013), Ode to Passion and The Next Step (2013).

3. Baris Arduç

Actor | Kiralik Ask

Baris Arduç is a Turkish television and film actor. Arduç was born in Switzerland on 9 October 1987, including his father, Erol Arduç, and his mother, Gülay Arduç. His paternal family of Albanian immigrants. His maternal is from Artvin. He has two brothers. At the age of 8, Baris Arduç moved to ...

4. Roger Federer

Self | The Argentine Miracle of Tennis

Federer is the former #1 ranked tennis player in the world, having held the number one position for a record 237 consecutive weeks.

He won the Indesit ATP 2004 Race on September 14. The ATP confirmed that his lead was insurmountable, marking what is believed to be the earliest a player has locked up...

5. Mamé Adjei

Actress | Trevor Jackson: Right Now

Mamé Adjei is an actress, known for Trevor Jackson: Right Now (2018), America's Next Top Model (2003) and Miss USA 2015 (2015).

6. Celeste Buckingham

Actress | Bajkeri

Celeste Buckingham was born on May 3, 1995 in Zürich, Switzerland as Celeste Rizvana Buckingham. She is an actress, known for Bajkeri (2017), The Parliament of Souls: Various Artists (2016) and Láska na vlásku (2014).

7. Márcio D'Astrain

Director | Floripes

Márcio D'Astrain was born on March 9, 1993 in Le Sentier, Switzerland and he it is one of the most promising stage/screenwriters of Portugal. When he was 5, he moved to Pombal, Portugal. He study on the semi-private school Instituto D. João V and it was there that he start writing and acting in ...

8. Enes Kanter

Self | WWE Main Event

Center for Utah Jazz (2011-2015), Oklahoma City Thunder (2015-2017), New York Knicks (2017-2019), and Portland Trail Blazers (2019-present).

9. Ursula Andress

Actress | Dr. No

The quintessential jet-set Euro starlet, Ursula Andress was born in the Swiss canton of Berne on March 19, 1936, one of six children in a strict German Protestant family. Although often seeming icily aloof, a restless streak early demonstrated itself in her personality, and she had an impetuous ...

10. Michelle Hunziker

Actress | Alex l'ariete

Michelle Hunziker was born on January 24, 1977 in Sorengo, Ticino, Switzerland as Michelle Yvonne Hunziker. She is an actress, known for Alex l'ariete (2000), Ancient Warriors (2003) and The Protagonists (1999). She has been married to Tomaso Trussardi since October 10, 2014. They have two children...

11. Jake Canuso

Actor | The Dark Knight Rises

Jake Canuso was born in 1970 in Zurich, Switzerland as Carmine Canuso. He is an actor, known for The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Flyboys (2006) and Nine (2009).

12. Kate Burton

Actress | Big Trouble in Little China

Kate Burton earned her bachelor's degree in Russian studies and European history at Brown University in Rhode Island; she was also on the board of Production Workshop, one of the University's student theater groups. She furthered her education by studying at Yale University School of Drama, she ...

13. Bruno Ganz

Actor | Der Untergang

Bruno Ganz was an acclaimed Swiss actor who was a prominent figure in German language film and television for over fifty years. He is internationally renowned for portraying Adolf Hitler in the Academy Award-nominated film Downfall (2004).

Ganz was born in Zürich, to a Swiss mechanic father and a ...

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