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Romy Schneider (I) (1938–1982)

Romy Schneider was born on 23 September 1938 in Vienna, Austria into a family of actors. Making her film debut at the age of 15, her breakthrough came two years later in the very popular trilogy Sissi (1955). Her mother, supervising her daughter's career, immediately approved Romy's participation in Christine (1958), the remake of Max Ophüls's ... See full bio »


(age 43) in Paris, France

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 8 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Sissi Sissi
That Most Important Thing: Love
Sissi: The Fateful Years of an Empress
Sissi: The Fateful Years of an Empress Empress Elisabeth of Austria / Sissi


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 1982 La passante du Sans-Souci
Elsa Wiener / Lina Baumstein
 1981 Fantasma d'amore
Anna Brigatti Zighi
 1980 The Lady Banker
Emma Eckhert
 1979 Womanlight
Lydia Tovalski
 1979 Bloodline
Hélène Roffe-Martin
 1978 A Simple Story
 1977 Tausend Lieder ohne Ton (TV Movie)
Die Geliebte (uncredited)
 1976 Une femme à sa fenêtre
Margot (Santorini)
 1976 Mado
 1975 The Old Gun
Clara Dandieu
 1975 Dirty Hands
Julie Wormser
 1974 Le trio infernal
Philomena Schmidt
 1974 Un amour de pluie
 1974 Le mouton enragé
Roberte Groult
 1973 The Last Train
Anna Kupfer
 1971 The Hero
 1970 La califfa
Irene Corsini detta 'La Califfa' -la bella e fiera vedova di un operaio ucciso
 1970 Qui?
 1969 Otley
 1966 La voleuse
Julia Kreuz
 1965 What's New Pussycat
 1964 Inferno
 1964 Love at Sea
La vedette
 1963 The Victors
 1962 The Trial
 1962 Le combat dans l'île
 1962 Boccaccio '70
Pupe (segment "Il lavoro")
 1961 Die Sendung der Lysistrata (TV Movie)
Myrrhine / Uschi Hellwig
 1960 Purple Noon
Freddy's companion (uncredited)
 1959 An Angel on Wheels
 1956 Kitty and the Great Big World
Kitty Dupont
 1955 Sissi
 1955 Die Deutschmeister
Constanze ("Stanzi") Hübner
 1954 The Story of Vickie
Princess Victoria / Queen Victoria
 1953 When the White Lilacs Bloom Again
Evchen Forster (as Romy Schneider-Albach)
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Other Works:

Print ads for Lux soap, West Germany (1972-73).

Publicity Listings:

8 Biographical Movies | 20 Print Biographies | 3 Interviews | 9 Articles | 21 Pictorials | 84 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Romy Albach-Retty | Rosemarie Magdalena Schneider | Romy Schneider-Albach


5' 3½" (1.61 m)

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[In a letter to her friend Simone Signoret] I don't know anything about life, but everything about cinema. See more »


Her favorite co-star was the French actor Michel Piccoli. See more »



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