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Helene Weigel (1900–1971)

Helene Weigel was born on May 12, 1900 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary. She is known for her work on Mother Courage and Her Children (1961), Mutter Courage und ihre Kinder (1955) and Señora Carrar's Rifles (1953). She was married to Bertolt Brecht. She died on May 6, 1971 in East Berlin, East Germany. See full bio »


(age 70) in East Berlin, East Germany

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Señora Carrar's Rifles Teresa Carrar
Mother Pelagewa Wlassowa


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 1970 Aus unserer Zeit
Narrator (voice)
 1968 Die Gesichte der Simone Machard (TV Movie)
Marie Soupeau / Königinmutter Isabeau
 1966 Die Ermittlung - Oratorium in 11 Gesängen (TV Movie)
Zeugin 5
 1962 Frau Flinz (TV Movie)
Martha Flinz
 1961 Mother Courage and Her Children
Mutter Courage
 1958 Mother
Pelagewa Wlassowa
 1957 Katzgraben
Frau Großmann
 1955 Mutter Courage und ihre Kinder (Short)
Mutter Courage
 1955 My Child (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1953 Señora Carrar's Rifles (TV Movie)
Teresa Carrar
 1944 The Seventh Cross
Janitress (uncredited)
 1932 Kuhle Wampe or Who Owns the World?
Ballad Singer (voice)
 1931 A Man's a Man
 1927 Metropolis
Arbeiterin / Working Woman (uncredited)
Show Show Costume and Wardrobe Department (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (4 credits)
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