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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 11 January 1945Lengdorf, Styria, Austria
Birth NameChristine Maria Kaufmann
Height 5' 4" (1.63 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Christine Kaufmann was born on January 11, 1945 in Lengdorf, Styria, Austria as Christine Maria Kaufmann. She is an actress, known for Bagdad Cafe (1987), Taras Bulba (1962) and Town Without Pity (1961). She has been married to Klaus Zey since 1997. She was previously married to Achim Lenz, Reno Eckstein and Tony Curtis.

Spouse (4)

Klaus Zey (1997 - present)
Reno Eckstein (1979 - ?) (divorced)
Tony Curtis (8 February 1963 - 1967) (divorced) (2 children)
Achim Lenz (? - 1982) (divorced)

Trivia (12)

Mother of German actresses Allegra Curtis and Alexandra Curtis.
Began dating Tony Curtis when she was 16. They met on the set of Taras Bulba (1962).
Children with Tony Curtis: Alexandra Theodora Dido (19 July 1964); Allegra (12 July 1966)
Her father, Johannes, was a German air force officer. Her mother, Genevieve Gavaert, was a French doctor who gave up her practice to further Christine's career.
Turned down the title role of Lolita (1962)
Her older brother, Gunther, formed a company with Tony Curtis to sell European film location pictures to the world press while Curtis was dating Christine.
Has her own line of cosmetics which she sells on a German Home Shopping network
Is good friends with actress Candice Bergen
Is fluent in German, Italian, Spanish, English and French.
After posing nude for "Playboy" magazine at the age of 54 in 1999, she was called "Germany's most beautiful grandmother".
Resides in Hamburg and Munich.
Ex-stepmother of Jamie Lee Curtis and Kelly Curtis.

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