This article is about an actress, for the artist with the same name, see Eva and Franco MattesEva Mattes (born 14 December 1954, Tegernsee, Germany) is an Austro-German actress. Mattes was featured in four films directed by director Rainer Werner Fassbinder (The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant, Wildwechsel, Effi Briest and In a Year of 13 Moons). In A Man Called Eva (Ein Mann wie EVA, 1984), she played a bearded film director, based on the recently deceased Fassbinder. She has also appeared in two films of Werner Herzog, a former partner. In 1980 they had a daughter together, Hanna Mattes. Eva Mattes also appeared in Germany, Pale Mother, and in Enemy at the Gates as the mother of Sasha Fillipov.Eva Mattes is well known in German-speaking countries for her role as Klara Blum in the Tatort television series.