Marlene Dietrich

German and American actress and singer

Marlene Dietrich IPA: [maɐˈleːnə ˈdiːtrɪç]; (27 December 1901 – 6 May 1992) was a German-American actress, singer and entertainer. She was thought to have been the first German actress to become successful in Hollywood.

Marlene Dietrich
Marlene Dietrich in 1951
Marie Magdalene Dietrich

(1901-12-27)27 December 1901
Died6 May 1992(1992-05-06) (aged 90)
Paris, France
Resting placeStädtischer Friedhof III,
Berlin-Schöneberg, Germany
Occupation(s)Actress, singer
Years active1919–1984
Spouse(s)Rudolf Sieber
(married 1923–1976)
ChildrenMaria Riva

In her long career, starting as a cabaret singer, chorus girl and movie actress in Berlin in the 1920s. She became a Hollywood movie star in the 1930s. She was a World War II entertainer at the front of war during the 1940s. Her final job was as an international theatre show performer from the 1950s to the 1970s. Dietrich became one of the most important movie icons of the 20th century. The American Film Institute ranked Dietrich No. 9 amongst the Greatest Female Stars of All Time.[source?]

Dietrich was bisexual.[1] She became an American citizen in 1937.

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