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Date of Birth 30 January 1942Gräfelfing, Bavaria, Germany
Date of Death 8 June 1991Starnberg, Bavaria, Germany  (cancer)
Birth NameHeidi Rosemarie Brühl
Height 5' 8½" (1.74 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Heidi Brühl was born on January 30, 1942 in Gräfelfing, Bavaria, Germany as Heidi Rosemarie Brühl. She was an actress, known for The Eiger Sanction (1975), Captain Sindbad (1963) and Hochzeit auf Immenhof (1956). She was married to Brett Halsey. She died on June 8, 1991 in Starnberg, Bavaria.

Spouse (1)

Brett Halsey (28 December 1964 - 1976) (divorced) (2 children)

Trivia (14)

Her song "Wir wollen niemals auseinandergehen" (We never want to split up) was in the German competition for the Eurovision Song Contest in 1960, but was ranked #2 only, although it later became #1 in the German single charts.
Performed in Las Vegas together with Sammy Davis Jr. (1963).
Daughter: Nicole Brühl, born 1970.
Son: Clayton Halsey, born 1967, is editor and actor.
Moved to Rome to start her international career (1964).
Entertaining since she was 6 years old, the blonde, blue-eyed dazzler was a top German recording artist touring in the U.S. when asked to play Princess Jana opposite Guy Williams in MGM's Captain Sindbad (1963).
Began her young career as a dancer.
Once called the "Doris Day of Germany," her recording of "Ring of Gold" sold a million and a half copies.
At age 20, she was diagnosed with stomach cancer, but defeated the disease.
When her cancer returned, she refused chemotherapy.
Lived from 1963-1975 in Los Angeles.
Former stepmother of Christian Halsey Solomon.
Formed her own record company in 1982.
Discovered while attending ballet classes by director Harald Braun.

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