Nina Hagen (1955 - )

Punk legend Nina Hagen

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Born and raised in the former German Democtratic Republic Nina Hagen was lucky enough to have a famous mother and an infamous stepfather, whose political views thwarted her plans of attending acting school.

Still, Nina Hagen managed to become a cult figure and a successful rock star.

In the 1970s her whole family gave in to political pressure and moved to Western Germany. There, Nina Hagen became an immensely popular punk rock legend and even gained international reputation.

Increasingly, Nina Hagen became known for shocking public appearances and shrill outfits rather than musical achievements.

Today, Nina Hagen is an acclaimed actress, singer and synchronizer of cartoons.