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Brigitte Helm

Brigitte Helm Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1906
Place of Birth Germany
Death day June 11, 1996 (90 years old)
Zodiac Sign Pisces
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Brigitte Helm

Brigitte Helm is a German actress, best known for her dual role as Maria and dual role Maschinenmensch in the 1927 silent film Metropolis by Fritz Lang.

Born Brigitte Eva Gisela Schittenhelm, March 17, 1908, Berlin, German Empire
Died June 11, 1996, Ascona, Switzerland
Occupation Actress
Years active 1927–1935, 1978
Children 4
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About Brigitte Helm

German actress most widely remembered for her double role as Maria and Maschinenmensch in the classic 1927 silent film Metropolis. She was one of the few silent film stars to easily make the transition to "talkies," appearing in films like 1933's Spies at Work and 1935's An Ideal Spouse.

Brigitte Helm before fame

She was born in Berlin and began her professional acting career at 18.

Achievement of Brigitte Helm

She was accused of "race defilement" by Nazi Germany after marrying her Dr. Hugo Kunheim, who had a Jewish background.

Brigitte Helm family life

Prior to Kunheim, she was married to Rudolf Weissbach. She had four children.

Associations of Brigitte Helm

She was directed by Fritz Lang in the expressionist science fiction film Metropolis.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Brigitte Helm

  • German silent film actress
  • The actresses are from Berlin
  • German actresses of the 20th century

Latest information about Brigitte Helm updated on June 14 2021.