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Ruth Niehaus (1928–1994)

Ruth Niehaus was born on July 11, 1928 in Krefeld, Germany as Ruth Hildegard Rosemarie Niehaus. She was an actress, known for No Way Back (1953), Rape on the Moor (1952) and Love's Carnival (1955). She was married to Ivar Lissner. She died on September 24, 1994 in Hamburg, Germany. See full bio »


(age 66) in Hamburg, Germany

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No Way Back
No Way Back Anna Brückner
Rape on the Moor
Rape on the Moor Dorothee Aden
Love's Carnival
Love's Carnival Anna Krüger
Studentin Helene Willfüer
Studentin Helene Willfüer Helene Willfüer


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 1987 Reichshauptstadt privat (TV Movie)
 1987 Pattbergs Erbe (TV Movie)
 1983 Tatort (TV Series)
Irene Jakobs / Dina Schultheiß
- Miriam (1983) ... Irene Jakobs / Dina Schultheiß
 1982 Steckbriefe (TV Series)
Frau Haldern
- Der Sohn (1982) ... Frau Haldern
 1982 Sonderdezernat K1 (TV Series)
Edith Wagner
- Tödlicher Ladenschluss (1982) ... Edith Wagner
 1980 Fabian
Ruth Relter
 1979 Die Missvergnügten (TV Movie)
 1978 The Old Fox (TV Series)
Marianne Marholm
- Marholms Erben (1978) ... Marianne Marholm
 1976 Pariser Geschichten (TV Series)
 1971 Teresa (TV Movie)
 1968 Der Tausch (TV Movie)
Martha Laine
 1967 Egmont (TV Movie)
 1965 Ein unglücklicher Zufall (TV Short)
 1964 Die Verschwörung des Fiesco zu Genua (TV Movie)
 1962 Gabriel Schillings Flucht (TV Movie)
Lucie Heil
 1959 Cavalcade
 1958 Auferstehung
 1955 Love's Carnival
Anna Krüger
 1954 The Beginning Was Sin
 1953 No Way Back
Anna Brückner
 1952 Rape on the Moor
Dorothee Aden
 1951 Heidelberger Romanze
Gabriele Attendorf
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German stage and screen actress, at one time dubbed Germany's Rita Hayworth. A leading lady during the 1950's (often as femme fatale or 'the other woman'), she reputedly spurned an offer of marriage from Orson Welles, and with it the chance to work in Hollywood. She acted in classical leading and character roles (notably of works by Shakespeare, Schiller, Goethe and Ibsen) on stage from 1948, ... See more »

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