Bernhardt may refer to:

People with the given name Bernhardt:

  • Bernhardt Esau (born 1957), Namibian politician and Deputy Ministry of Trade and Industry
  • Bernhardt Holtermann (1835-1885), gold miner, businessman, and politician in Australia
  • Bernhardt Jungmann (1671-1747), German botanist
  • Bernhardt Seifert (born 1942), Melbourne-based property developer

People with the surname Bernhardt:

  • Arthuro Henrique Bernhardt (born 1982), Brazilian footballer
  • Curtis Bernhardt (1899-1981), German film director
  • Daniel Bernhardt (born 1965), Swiss actor and martial arts expert
  • Ernie Bernhardt (21st century), Northwest Territories politician
  • Juan Bernhardt (born 1953), Dominican former Major League Baseball player
  • Katherine Bernhardt (born 1975), American artist
  • Melvin Bernhardt (born 1941), American stage and television director
  • Otto Bernhardt (born 1942), German politician
  • Patrick Bernhardt (born 1971), German racing driver
  • Robert Bernhardt (21st century), American conductor
  • Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1923), French stage actress
  • Tim Bernhardt (born 1958), retired professional ice hockey player
  • Warren Bernhardt (born 1938), American jazz pianist
  • William Bernhardt (born 1960), American novelist


  • Bernhardt Line, a German World War II defensive line in Italy

Famous quotes containing the word bernhardt:

    ... actors of the first water are not more plentiful than playwrights of genius.
    —Sarah Bernhardt (1845–1923)

    For the theatre one needs long arms; it is better to have them too long than too short. An artiste with short arms can never, never make a fine gesture.
    —Sarah Bernhardt (1844–1923)

    The theatre is the involuntary reflex of the ideas of the crowd.
    —Sarah Bernhardt (1845–1923)