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Marlene Dietrich ( 27 December 1901 – 6 May 1992) was a German actress and singer.

Dietrich remained popular throughout her long career by continually re-inventing herself. In 1920s Berlin, she acted on the stage and in silent films. Her performance as Lola-Lola in The Blue Angel, directed by Josef von Sternberg, brought her international fame and a contract with Paramount Pictures in the US. Hollywood films such as Shanghai Express and Desire capitalised on her glamour and exotic looks, cementing her stardom and making her one of the highest paid actresses of the era. Dietrich became a US citizen in 1937;[3] during World War II, she was a high-profile frontline entertainer. Although she still made occasional films in the post-war years, Dietrich spent most of the 1950s to the 1970s touring the world as a successful show performer.

In 1999 the American Film Institute named Dietrich the ninth greatest female star of all time.

Marlene Dietrich ( 27 December 1901 – 6 May 1992) was a German actress and singer.

Dietrich remained popular throughout her long career by continually re-inventing herself. In 1920s Berlin, she acted on the stage and in silent films. Her performance as Lola-Lola in The Blue Angel, directed by Josef von Sternberg, brought her international fame and a contract with Paramount Pictures in the US. Hollywood films such as Shanghai Express and Desire capitalised on her glamour and exotic looks, cementing her stardom and making her one of the highest paid actresses of the era. Dietrich became a US citizen in 1937;[3] during World War II, she was a high-profile frontline entertainer. Although she still made occasional films in the post-war years, Dietrich spent most of the 1950s to the 1970s touring the world as a successful show performer.

In 1999 the American Film Institute named Dietrich the ninth greatest female star of all time.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 68

Birthday 1901-12-27

Day of Death 1992-05-06

Place of Birth Schöneberg, Berlin, Germany

Official Site http://www.marlene.com

Also Known As

  • Марлен Дитрих

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 We Know How to Deal With Spies
2013 Classic Movie Bloopers: Uncensored as Herself (archive footage)
2009 Cinema's Exiles: From Hitler to Hollywood as Herself (archive footage)
2006 Billy Wilder Speaks
2003 Complicated Women as Herself (archive footage)
2001 Marlene Dietrich: Her Own Song as herself
1996 No Angel: A Life of Marlene Dietrich
1994 That's Entertainment! III
1984 Marlene as Herself (Voice)
1978 Just a Gigolo as Baroness von Semering
1975 Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? as (archive footage)
1973 I Wish You Love as Herself
1971 Marlene Dietrich in Denmark as Interviewee
1965 Triumph Over Violence as Herself (archive footage)
1964 Paris When It Sizzles as elle-même
1962 Black Fox: The Rise and Fall of Adolf Hitler as Narrator (voice)
1961 Judgment at Nuremberg as Mrs. Bertholt
1958 Touch of Evil as Tanya
1957 Witness for the Prosecution as Christine Vole
1956 The Monte Carlo Story as Maria de Crevecoeur
1956 Around the World in Eighty Days as Saloon Hostess
1952 Rancho Notorious as Altar Keane
1951 No Highway in the Sky as Monica Teasdale
1950 Stage Fright as Charlotte Inwood
1949 Jigsaw as Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
1948 A Foreign Affair as Erika Von Schluetow
1947 Golden Earrings as Lydia
1946 The Room Upstairs as Blanche Ferrand
1944 Kismet as Jamilla
1944 Memo for Joe
1944 Follow the Boys as Marlene Dietrich
1943 Show-Business at War as Herself
1942 Pittsburgh as Josie 'Hunky' Winters
1942 The Spoilers as Cherry Malotte
1942 The Lady Is Willing as Elizabeth 'Liza' Madden
1942 Breakdowns of 1942 as Herself (uncredited)
1941 Manpower as Fay Duval
1941 The Flame of New Orleans as Countess Claire Ledoux, aka Lili
1940 Seven Sinners as Bijou Blanche
1939 Destry Rides Again as Frenchy
1937 Angel as Maria 'Angel' Barker, aka Mrs. Brown
1937 Knight Without Armour as Countess Alexandra Vladinoff
1936 The Garden of Allah as Domini Enfilden
1936 Desire as Madeleine de Beaupré
1935 The Fashion Side of Hollywood
1935 The Devil Is a Woman as Concha Perez
1934 The Scarlet Empress as Princess Sophia Frederica / Catherine II
1933 The Song of Songs as Lily Czepanek
1933 The Film Parade as Herself (film clip from 'Der Blaue Engel") (archive footage)
1932 Blonde Venus as Helen Faraday, aka Helen Jones
1932 Shanghai Express as Shanghai Lily
1931 Dishonored as Magda / X27
1930 Morocco as Mademoiselle Amy Jolly
1930 The Blue Angel as Lola Lola
1930 Dangers of the Engagement as Evelyne
1929 The Ship of Lost Men as Ethel Marley
1929 The Woman Men Yearn For as Stascha
1929 I Kiss Your Hand, Madame as Laurence Gerard / Lucille
1927 Cafe Electric as Erni Göttlinger - ein flatterhaftes Mädchen
1927 His Greatest Bluff as Yvette
1927 Kopf hoch, Charly! as Edmée Marchand
1927 Der Juxbaron as Sophie
1927 A Modern Dubarry as Kokotte
1926 Manon Lescaut as Micheline
1924 Der Sprung ins Leben as Mädchen
1923 Die Gräfin von Paris as Lucie
1923 Tragödie der Liebe as Lucy
1923 Der Mensch am Wege as Krämerstochter

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