The German actress and singer, Eva-Maria Hagen was born on 19 October 1934. Eva-Maria was known as “Brigitte Bardot of GDR”, but was sacked for political reasons.
She was born in Koltschen (present-day Poland). She joined the Berliner Ensemble in 1953 after completing an apprenticeship as a mechanist in 1952.
Hagen acted at the Maxim Gorki Theather in Berlin in 1958. Despite becoming a successful film actress, she was sidelined because of her relationship with Wolf Biermann. In addition to her film and theatre, she built up a second career as a chanson singer.
Who Was Eva-Maria Hagen Married To?
Eva-Maria married Hans Oliva-Hagen from 1954 to 1959. They had a daughter called Nina Hagen.
Hans Oliva Hagen was born on April 14, 1922, in Berlin, Nikolassee. He was a journalist, author, and screenwriter in the German Republic who worked with pen names such as Hans Oliva and John Ryder.
Hans participated actively in the fight against Nazism as a Jewish Holocaust Survivor and anti-fascist activist. He passed away in 1992.