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Karin Dor


Born - 22 February 1938, Wiesbaden, Germany
Died - 6 November 2017

Glamorous brunette (often auburn) German-born star whose work was often seen in English-speaking cinemas, leading to her both taking on Sean Connery in a James Bond film and working for her favourite director, Alfred Hitchcock. Born Katherose Derr, she was in films as a teenager: The Last Waltz (1953), Santa Lucia (1956), Sin Began with Eve (1958), The Terrible People (1960), Treasure of Silver Lake (1962), The Invisible Dr Mabuse (1962), The Strangler of Blackmoor Castle (1963), Last of the Renegades (1964), The Face of Fu Manchu (1965), Target for Killing (1966), You Only Live Twice (1967), Winnetou and Shatterhand in the Valley of Death (1968), Topaz (1969), Assignment Terror (1969), A Man Comes Home (1971), Der Antwort kennt nur der Wind (1974), Warhead (1977) and Dark Echoes (1977). Much later, she appeared in Johann Strauss: King Without Crown (1987), I Am the Other Woman (2006) and The Misplaced World (2015), her last. She died in a nursing home following a serious fall. Harald Reinl, who directed several of her earlier films, was the first of her three husbands.