Romy Schneider

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Movie Actress
Date of Birth September 23, 1938
Place of Birth Vienna, Austria
Date of Death May 29, 1982 (43)
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Romy Schneider

Romy Schneider was a German-French actress. She began her career in the German Heimatfilm genre in the early 1950s when she was 15. From 1955 to 1957, she played the central character of Empress Elisabeth of Austria in the Austrian Sissi trilogy, and later reprised the role in a more mature version in Visconti's Ludwig. Schneider moved to France, where she made successful and critically acclaimed films with some of the most notable film directors of that era.

Born: Rosemarie Magdalena Albach, September 23, 1938, Vienna, Austria
Died: May 29, 1982, Paris, France
Burial place: Boissy-sans-Avoir, Yvelines, France
Citizenship: German, French
Occupation: Actress
Years active: 1953–1982
Partner(s): Alain Delon (1959–1963), Laurent Pétin (1981–1982)
Children: David Christopher Haubenstock, Sarah Biasini
Parent(s): Wolf Albach-Retty, Magda Schneider
Relatives: Rosa Albach-Retty (grandmother)
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About Romy Schneider

She portrayed Elisabeth of Austria in the historical film Ludwig, which was directed by Luchino Visconti. Her role as Empress Elisabeth in Sissi bolstered her fame.

Before Fame

She appeared in the film When the White Lilacs Bloom Again when she was fifteen years old.


She played the role of Marie in the French drama, A Simple Story.

Family Life

She had two children and was married twice; her last marriage was to Daniel Biasini in 1975.


She was in the film Boccaccio '70, which was directed by Luchino Visconti.

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