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Dita Parlo (1908–1971)

Dita Parlo was born on September 4, 1908 in Stettin, Pomerania, Germany as Grethe Gerda Kornstädt. She was an actress, known for La Grande Illusion (1937), L'Atalante (1934) and Au bonheur des dames (1930). She was married to Frank Guetal. She died on December 12, 1971 in Paris, France. See full bio »


(age 63) in Paris, France

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Known For

La Grande Illusion
L'Atalante Juliette
Au bonheur des dames
Au bonheur des dames Denise Baudu
Homecoming Anna


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 1950 Justice Is Done
 1940 Cristobal's Gold
 1939 Unknown of Monte Carlo
 1938 Paix sur le Rhin
 1938 Ultimatum
Anna Salic
 1938 Street Without Joy
Jeanne de Romer
 1937 Under Secret Orders
Dr. Anne-Marie Lesser
 1937 L'affaire du courrier de Lyon
Mina Lesurques
 1937 Street of Shadows
Anne-Marie Lesser - dite Mademoiselle Docteur - une insaisissable espionne
 1934 The Kidnapping
 1934 L'Atalante
 1931 Honor of the Family
 1931 Menschen hinter Gittern
Annie Marlow
 1931 Girls for Sale
Inge Dancer
 1931 Kismet
 1929 The Downpour
 1928 Ungarische Rhapsodie
 1928 Secrets of the Orient
Slave of the Princess
 1928 The Lady with the Mask
 1928 Homecoming
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Daughter of a forest ranger, initially trained as a ballet dancer. Subsequently studied acting at Babelsberg film school. Discovered for the screen by the producer Erich Pommer and signed to a contract with Ufa. Had a brief stint in Hollywood from 1930 (often in German-speaking versions of American films) and later also played leads in France for Jean Vigo and Jean Renoir. Went into ... See more »

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