Karin Dor (1938–2017)

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Born Kätherose Derr in Wiesbaden, Karin Dor studied acting and ballet at school and began in films as an extra. The attractive redhead made an indelible impression on Austrian director Harald Reinl (who became her first husband in 1954) and this paved the way to higher profile roles. Her first significant featured appearance was in Reinl's ... See full bio »

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 2015 Die abhandene Welt
 1998-2011 Rosamunde Pilcher (TV Series)
Lady Claire Sherberton / Emily Stockton / Daisy
- Herzensfragen (2011) ... Lady Claire Sherberton
- Ruf der Vergangenheit (2000) ... Emily Stockton
- Der Preis der Liebe (1998) ... Daisy
 2010 Das Traumschiff (TV Series)
Ellen Barner
- Panama (2010) ... Ellen Barner
- Indian Summer (2010) ... Ellen Barner
 2006 I Am the Other Woman
Frau Winter
 2004 Inga Lindström (TV Series)
Elinor Frödin
- Sehnsucht nach Marielund (2004) ... Elinor Frödin
 2001 SOKO 5113 (TV Series)
Berenike Stassfurth
- Ludwig der Letzte (2001) ... Berenike Stassfurth
 1994 My Friend, the Lipizzaner (TV Movie)
 1992-1993 Die große Freiheit (TV Series)
Jutta van Straaten
- Van Straatens Verlobung (1993) ... Jutta van Straaten
- Besuch aus Bremen (1992) ... Jutta van Straaten
- Liebe, Krach und Phantasie (1992) ... Jutta van Straaten
- Ein Mann erfüllt sich seine Träume (1992) ... Jutta van Straaten
 1985 Gipfeltreffen (TV Movie)
 1983 Der Lord und das Kätzchen (TV Movie)
 1980 Achtung Zoll! (TV Series)
Monika Gerber
- Vanloo und der Gast aus Frankreich (1980) ... Monika Gerber
 1977 Dark Echoes
Lisa Bruekner
 1977 Four Against the Desert (TV Movie)
 1977 Women in Hospital
Claudias Mutter
 1977 Warhead
 1974 Only the Wind Knows the Answer
Nicole Monnier
 1974 Hochzeitsnacht im Paradies (TV Movie)
Regine Mangold
 1972 Liebe ist so selten - Die Krise einer Ehe (TV Movie)
Schwester Ruth
 1971 Haie an Bord
Andrea Jacobs
 1970 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Maria Chernoff
- The Target (1970) ... Maria Chernoff
 1970 Ironside (TV Series)
Jeanine Duvalier
- Check, Mate, and Murder: Part 2 (1970) ... Jeanine Duvalier
- Check, Mate and Murder: Part 1 (1970) ... Jeanine Duvalier
 1970 Assignment Terror
Maleva Kerstein
 1969 Topaz
Juanita de Cordoba
 1969 It Takes a Thief (TV Series)
- The Three Virgins of Rome (1969) ... Angela
 1968 The Valley of Death
Mabel Kingsley
 1968 Dear Caroline
Isabelle de Loigny
 1967 The Torture Chamber of Dr. Sadism
Baroness Lilian von Brabant
 1967 You Only Live Twice
Helga Brandt
 1966 Target for Killing
Sandra Perkins
 1966 Killer's Carnival
Denise (Rio segment)
 1966 The Spy with Ten Faces
CIA-Agent Helen Farheit
 1965 The Sinister Monk
Gwendolin Gilmore
 1965 I Knew Her Well
Barbara - the Lady Friend of Adriana
 1965 Winnetou: The Last Shot (uncredited)
 1965 The Face of Fu Manchu
Maria Muller
 1965 The Last Tomahawk
Cora Munroe
 1965 Hotel der toten Gäste
Gilly Powell
 1964 Room 13
Denise Marney
 1963 The Strangler of Blackmoor Castle
Claridge Dorsett
 1963 Die weiße Spinne
Muriel Irvine
 1962 The Treasure of the Silver Lake
Ellen Patterson
 1962 Ohne Krimi geht die Mimi nie ins Bett
Barbara Holstein
 1962 The Carpet of Horror
Ann Learner
 1962 The Invisible Dr. Mabuse
Liane Martin
 1961 Im schwarzen Rössl
Eva Lantz
 1961 Am Sonntag will mein Süsser mit mir segeln gehn
Georgie Hagen, die Sprachstudentin
 1961 The Forger of London
Jane Clifton, geb. Leith
 1961 Der grüne Bogenschütze
Valerie Howett
 1960 The White Horse Inn
Brigitte Giesecke
 1960 The Terrible People
Nora Sanders
 1959 A Summer You Will Never Forget
Christine von Auffenberg
 1959 The Blue Sea and You
Helga Heidebrink
 1959 Skandal um Dodo
Helga, die Nichte
 1958 False Shame
Christa Riek
 1958 Sin Began with Eve
 1957 Almenrausch und Edelweiß
Maresi Meier
 1957 Die Zwillinge vom Zillertal
Daniela Kleemann
 1957 Little Man on Top
Meike Brauns
 1956/I Santa Lucia
 1955 As Long as You Live
 1954 Ihre große Prüfung
Elena Clausen
 1954 Der schweigende Engel
Erika (as Rose Dor)
 1954 Rosen-Resli (as Rose Dor)
 1954 Rosen aus dem Süden (as Kätherose Derr)
 1953 The Last Waltz
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Alternate Names:

Kätherose Derr | Rose Dor


5' 5" (1.65 m)


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[in 7/10/12 interview, about Alfred Hitchcock] Of all the directors I have worked with, Hitchcock was my favorite. I adored and loved him as a director. At the end of every filming day on Topaz (1969) he would come to my trailer with his secretary and they would bring me German recipes because he knew that I liked to cook. We had a marvelous, immediate, simpatico relationship. It was one of my ... See more »


Playing the lead in "Trau keinem über 60" on stage in Munich. See more »

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