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Overview (3)

Born in Bochum, Germany
Died in New York City, New York, USA  (long illness)
Birth NameLotte Mosbacher

Mini Bio (1)

Was an aspiring Jewish stage actress in Germany and had to flee in 1934 with her first husband, the cutter (film editor) Victor Palfi, after the Nazis came to power. She played only bit parts in Hollywood, many of them uncredited. Her most memorable roles were in Casablanca (1942), where she was "the woman who has to sell her diamonds" in order to escape the Nazis and in Marathon Man (1976), where she was "the woman on 47th street," chasing a Nazi who is trying to escape with robbed diamonds.

In 1943, she married the German-American actor Wolfgang Zilzer (stage name: Paul Andor), who had been the "man with expired papers" in Casablanca (1942). The couple divorced in old age when the American-born Zilzer wanted to die in Germany and his wife refused to return to her native country.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: k.hero

Spouse (2)

Wolfgang Zilzer (1943 - 1991) ( divorced)
Victor Palfi (? - ?) ( divorced)

Trade Mark (1)

Appearances in many WWII or films dealing with nazism.

Trivia (1)

Appeared in three films that were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: Blossoms in the Dust (1941), Casablanca (1942) and All That Jazz (1979). Of those, Casablanca (1942) is a winner in the category.

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