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Christine Maria Kaufmann (born January 11, 1945) is a German actress. In 1961 she won the Golden Globe Award for New Star Of The Year - Actress, the only German to be so honoured.

Born to a German father and a French mother in Lengdorf, Styria, Kaufmann became a ballerina at the Munich Opera. She started her film career at the age of seven in the 1952 adaptation of Im weißen Rößl (White Horse Inn). The film which brought her fame was Rosen-Resli, released in 1954, when she was only nine. She gained international recognition when she starred with Steve Reeves in The Last Days of Pompeii (1959) and with Kirk Douglas in Town Without Pity (1961). The following year she appeared in Escape from East Berlin.

In 1963 Kaufmann married Tony Curtis, whom she had met during the filming of Taras Bulba (1962). They had two daughters, Alexandra (born July 19, 1964) and Allegra (born July 11, 1966). They divorced in 1968. Kaufmann resumed her career, which she had interrupted during her marriage.

Kaufmann is also a successful businesswoman, promoting her own cosmetics products line that sells well in Germany. She has written several books about beauty and health, as well as two autobiographies. She speaks three languages: German, English, and French.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Christine Kaufmann, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Christine Maria Kaufmann (born January 11, 1945) is a German actress. In 1961 she won the Golden Globe Award for New Star Of The Year - Actress, the only German to be so honoured.

Born to a German father and a French mother in Lengdorf, Styria, Kaufmann became a ballerina at the Munich Opera. She started her film career at the age of seven in the 1952 adaptation of Im weißen Rößl (White Horse Inn). The film which brought her fame was Rosen-Resli, released in 1954, when she was only nine. She gained international recognition when she starred with Steve Reeves in The Last Days of Pompeii (1959) and with Kirk Douglas in Town Without Pity (1961). The following year she appeared in Escape from East Berlin.

In 1963 Kaufmann married Tony Curtis, whom she had met during the filming of Taras Bulba (1962). They had two daughters, Alexandra (born July 19, 1964) and Allegra (born July 11, 1966). They divorced in 1968. Kaufmann resumed her career, which she had interrupted during her marriage.

Kaufmann is also a successful businesswoman, promoting her own cosmetics products line that sells well in Germany. She has written several books about beauty and health, as well as two autobiographies. She speaks three languages: German, English, and French.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Christine Kaufmann, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 103

Birthday 1945-01-11

Day of Death 2017-03-28

Place of Birth Lengdorf, Styria, Austria

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

Wenn das die Nachbarn wüßten (12 episodes) as Kaufhausdirektorin
2014 Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn as Aunt Polly
2013 Stille as Adele Vio
2012 Heiter bis tödlich - Fuchs und Gans (1 episode) as Diana Bootz
2011 Fahr zur Hölle as Lilith
2010 A Houseful of Animals (1 episode) as Frau von Werther
2008 Liebesticket nach Hause as Marianne Forster
2008 Ein Abend für.. (1 episode)
2006 Die ProSieben Märchenstunde (1 episode) as Tante Hortensie
2003 Club der Träume - Türkei, Marmaris as Adlaya
2002 Haider lebt - 1. April 2021 as Newssprecherin
2000 Höllische Nachbarn - Nur Frauen sind schlimmer as Ingelore Merk
1998 Die Schläfer as Stationsleiterin
1998 Höllische Nachbarn as Ingelore Merk
1998 Caipiranha - Vorsicht, bissiger Nachbar! as Karin Wolters
1997 Einsatz Hamburg Süd (1 episode) as Frau Duenser
1997 Park Hotel Stern (1 episode) as Oksana Olejewa
1996 Ein flotter Dreier (1 episode)
1995 Weihnachten mit Willy Wuff II - Eine Mama für Lieschen as Gräfin
1995 Stubbe – Von Fall zu Fall (1 episode) as Frau Jensen
1995 Für alle Fälle Stefanie (1 episode) as Frau von Drossel
1995 Balko (1 episode) as Frederike Kogel
1995 A.S. Gefahr ist sein Geschäft (1 episode) as Nadja Seewald
1994 Weihnachten mit Willy Wuff as Gräfin
1994 Im Namen des Gesetzes (1 episode) as Frau Meyer-Arndt
1994 Die Knickerbocker-Bande: Das sprechende Grab as Annie Kramer
1994 Birkenhof & Lerchenau as Theres
1993 Das Double as Jutta Eck
1993 Liebe ist Privatsache (14 episodes)
1992 Glückliche Reise (1 episode) as Felicitas von Feilitz
1989 Hard to Be a God as Okana
1989 The Story Teller as Clara Lilienthal
1987 Bagdad Cafe as Debby
1987 Die Insel (6 episodes) as Margit as Margit
1987 Nachtcafé (1 episode)
1986 Ein heikler Fall (1 episode)
1983 The Swing as Mme. Lautenschlag
1983 Ziemlich weit weg
1983 Die wilden Fünfziger as Natascha
1983 Inflation im Paradies
1983 Monaco Franze (10 episodes) as Olga Behrens
1982 The Excluded as Ms. Pachthofen
1981 Day of the Idiots as Ruth
1981 Die Laurents (10 episodes)
1981 Lola as Susi
1981 Egon Schiele: Excess and Punishment as Edith Harms
1981 Wanna bet, that..? (2 episodes)
1981 Lili Marleen as Miriam Mendelsson
1979 Der ganz normale Wahnsinn (12 episodes) as Violetta
1978 Red Rings of Fear as Christina
1978 Die Ängste des Dr. Schenk
1978 Das Männerquartett as Nina Huf
1978 SOKO 5113 (1 episode) as Margit Finneisen
1976 Goldflocken
1976 Ab morgen sind wir reich und ehrlich as Sekretärin
1976 Auf Biegen oder Brechen
1975 Lockruf des Goldes (4 episodes) as Labiskwee
1974 Derrick (1 episode) as Marion Kless
1974 Die Fälle des Herrn Konstantin (1 episode) as Gisela Pahl
1974 Zum Abschied Chrysanthemen
1973 World on a Wire as Partygast
1973 Willow Springs
1973 Immobilien as Jasmin Strothmann
1972 The Death of Maria Malibran
1971 Murders in the Rue Morgue as Madeleine Charron
1971 Gestrickte Spuren as Fanny Elßler
1971 Dalli Dalli (1 episode)
1970 Wie ein Blitz as Diana Valesco
1970 Bend Sinister as Mariette
1969 Love Birds as La Contessa
1969 Der Kommissar (1 episode) as Eva Raßner
1964 Wild and Wonderful as Giselle Ponchon
1962 Taras Bulba as Natalia Dubrov
1962 90 Minuten nach Mitternacht as Julie Elgin
1962 Escape from East Berlin as Erika Jürgens
1962 Swordsman of Siena as Serenella Arconti
1961 Toller Hecht auf krummer Tour as Inge
1961 A Man Named Rocca as Geneviève Adé
1961 Town Without Pity as Karin Steinhof
1961 Via Mala as Sylvia Lauretz
1961 Constantine and the Cross as Livia
1960 Der letzte Fußgänger as Christine Cornelius
1960 Totò, Fabrizi e i giovani d'oggi as Gabriella Cocozza
1960 Red Lips as Baby
1959 The Last Days of Pompeii as Ione
1959 Primo amore
1959 Alle lieben Peter as Kitty Steiner
1959 Stars in der Manege (1 episode)
1959 Die singenden Engel von Tirol as Evi Kramer
1958 Embezzled Heaven as Doris
1958 Girls in Uniform as Mia
1957 Witwer mit fünf Töchtern as Ulla Scherzer
1957 Die Winzerin von Langenlois as Christel
1956 Die Stimme der Sehnsucht as Eva
1956 Ein Herz schlägt für Erika as Erika Kayser
1955 Wenn die Alpenrosen blüh'n as Christine
1954 Salto Mortale as Dascha
1954 Der schweigende Engel as Angelika Helmer
1954 Rosen-Resli as Resli
1953 Der Klosterjäger as Vronerl
1953 Staatsanwältin Corda as Berta Neidhart
1952 The White Horse Inn as Child

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