Leni Riefenstahl

German film director, photographer, actress, and Nazi propagandist

Helene Bertha Amalie "Leni" Riefenstahl (22 August 1902 – 8 September 2003) was a German movie director who made propaganda for the Nazis. Her most famous movies are Triumph of the Will and Olympia. She was a interpretive dancer but after a knee injury she stopped.

Leni Riefenstahl
Leni Riefenstahl, 1935.jpg
at the film cutting table, 1935
Born
Helene Bertha Amalie Riefenstahl

(1902-08-22)22 August 1902
Died8 September 2003(2003-09-08) (aged 101)
Years active1925-1954, 2002
Spouse(s)Peter Jacob
(m. 1944-1946, divorced)
Horst Kettner
(m. 1968-2003, her death)

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