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Lilian Harvey (1906–1968)


Lilian Harvey was born on January 19th, 1906 in London. Her mother was English and her father was German. When she was eight her family moved to Berlin shortly before the outbreak of WW1. She spent much of the war at school in Switzerland where she broadened her knowledge of languages and classical dance. After graduating high school in Berlin, she... See full bio »

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Known For

Inglourious Basterds
(2009)
Der Kongreß tanzt
Der Kongreß tanzt Christel Weinzinger, Gloves-seller
(1931)
Die Drei von der Tankstelle
Die Drei von der Tankstelle Lilian Cossmann
(1930)
Ich und die Kaiserin
(1933)

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 1940 Sérénade
Margaret Brenton
 1939 Frau am Steuer
Maria Kelemen
 1939 Castelli in aria
Annie Wagner detta 'Mimì'
 1938 Capriccio
Madelone aka Don Juan
 1936 Black Roses
Tania Fedorovna
 1936 Les gais lurons
Ann Garden
 1936 Glückskinder
Ann Garden / Jackson's Niece Molly
 1935 Roses noires
Tatiana
 1935 Schwarze Rosen
Tania Fedorovna
 1935 Invitation to the Waltz
Jenny Peachey
 1934 The Only Girl
Juliette
 1933 My Weakness
Looloo Blake
 1933 My Lips Betray
Lili Wieler
 1933 Moi et l'impératrice
Juliette
 1933 Ich und die Kaiserin
Juliette
 1932/II Quick
Christine Dawson
 1932/I Quick
Eva Prätorius
 1932 Two Hearts Beat as One
Jenny Müller
 1931 Princesse, à vos ordres!
La princesse Marie-Christine
 1931 La fille et le garçon
Jenny Berger / Ria bella
 1930 Murder for Sale
Reneé Dumontier
 1930 Le chemin du paradis
Liliane Bourcart
 1929 Adieu Mascotte
Mascotte
 1929 Ihr dunkler Punkt
Lilian von Trucks / Yvette
 1928 A Knight in London
Aline Morland
 1928 The Love Commandment
Lotte
 1927 Eheferien
Hella, seine zweite Frau
 1927 Die tolle Lola
Tänzerin Tilly Schneider aka Lola Cornero
 1926 Die keusche Susanne
Jacqueline
 1926 Prinzessin Trulala
Prinzessin Trulala
 1925 Die Kleine vom Bummel
Die 'Kleine'
 1925 Liebe und Trompetenblasen
Komtesse Maria Charlotte
 1925 Leidenschaft
Hella von Gilsa
 1925 Der Fluch
Ruth
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Noel Coward's plays, "Tonight at 8:30: Ways and Means, Family Album and We Were Dancing," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine. See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 11 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 1" (1.55 m)
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The political turbulences of the 30's also left its mark on the great Lillian Harvey. She spoke for the choreographer Jens Keith and finally helped him to escape to Switzerland. As a result Lillian Harvey was interrogated by the Gestapo. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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