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Margot Hielscher


Born - 29 September 1919, Berlin, Germany
Died - 20 August 2017

Beautiful, titian-haired, minx-faced actress, who also had turns as a cabaret singer, grand prix driver and a talk show host. Her career struggled for a while after she stayed in Nazi Germany and made films there during World War Two, but picked up again from 1949: Das Herz der Konigin (1940), Auf Wiedersehn, Franziska! (1941), Frauen sind keine Engel (1943), The Song of the Nightingale (1944), Hello, Fraulein! (1949), The Devil Makes Three (1952), Salto Mortale (1953), Anastasia: The Czar's Last Daughter (1956), Murder Party (1961), L'Incesto (1965), The Love Keys (1971), Sexy Susan at the King's Court (1973), Doktor Faustus( 1982) and Der Zauberberg (1982), her last, although she continued acting for TV and entertaining at nightclubs until the mid 1990s. She married composer Friedrich Meyer, who died in 1993.