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Attractive, blonde leading lady of German films in the 1930's and 40's. The daughter of an architect father and an artist mother, she studied acting under Gustav Hartung in Berlin. From the early 30's, she achieved huge popularity on stage and in Berlin cabaret. Discovered for films by Joe May, she was effectively cast in feisty rebellious or tomboyish roles, or as 'wallflowers' ("veilchen"). She...