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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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 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 Adieu les beaux jours
Olga
 1933 Spies at Work
Marchesa Marcella Galdi
 1933 Der Läufer von Marathon
Lore Steinkopf
 1933 Honeymoon Trip
Anita Paglione
 1932 Three on a Honeymoon
Anita Berndt
 1932 Gilgi: One of Us
Gisela Kron, Gilgi
 1932 The Countess of 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
 1930 Alraune
Alraune ten Brinken / Alma, a bar girl
 1929 Scandal 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
 1927 Metropolis
The Machine Man / Maria
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Daughter of a Prussian Army officer. She had an ambivalent attitude towards acting on screen and was somewhat coerced into an audition, after her mother sent photographs of her to Fritz Lang's wife, the screenwriter Thea von Harbou. Though 'Metropolis' (1927) made her a star, she did not enjoy the experience of working under Lang and afterward refused to make another film with him. Helm was ... See more »

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