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Brigitte Helm (1906–1996)


After her role in Metropolis (1927) she made a string of movies in which she almost always had the starring role, easily making the transition to sound films. Her last film was Ein idealer Gatte (1935) (An Ideal Spouse) in 1935. See full bio »

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(age 90) in Ascona, Switzerland

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Known For

Metropolis
Metropolis The Machine Man / Maria
(1927)
L'argent
L'argent La baronne Sandorf
(1928)
L'Atlantide
L'Atlantide Antinéa
(1932)
A Daughter of Destiny
A Daughter of Destiny Alraune ten Brinken
(1928)

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 1978 Wie im Traum (Short)
 1934 Fürst Woronzeff
Diane Morell
 1934 Die Insel
Karin, seine Tochter
 1934 Vers l'abîme
Karine
 1934 L'or
Florence Wills
 1933 Inge und die Millionen
Inge, seine Sekretärin
 1933 Spies at Work
Marchesa Marcella Galdi
 1933 Der Läufer von Marathon
Lore Steinkopf
 1933 Voyage de noces
Anita Paglione
 1932 Hochzeitsreise zu dritt
Anita Berndt
 1932 Gilgi: One of Us
Gisela Kron, Gilgi
 1932 Die Gräfin von Monte-Christo
Jeanette Heider, Filmkomparsin
 1932 The Blue Danube
Countess Gabrielle
 1931/II Gloria
Véra Latour
 1931/I Gloria
Maria, seine Frau
 1930 Die singende Stadt
Claire Landshoff - junge Witwe
 1929 Alraune
Alraune ten Brinken / Alma, a bar girl
 1929 Skandal in Baden-Baden
Vera Kersten
 1928 Yacht of the Seven Sins
Marfa Petrowna
 1927 The Love of Jeanne Ney
Gabrielle
 1927 Am Rande der Welt
Magda, seine Totcher
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Her mimicry and gestures were much affected by Expressionism: as the saintly Maria she makes wide eyes, clasps her hands to her breast and puckers up her mouth for a chaste kiss. As Maria the robot she is only a sexual body and object of desire, the personification of sin, a "witch" of lust and an erotic mad image of the night. See more »

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