Marlene Dietrich


Born
in Berlin, Germany
December 27, 1901

Died
May 06, 1992


Marlene Dietrich was a German-born actress and singer.

Dietrich remained popular throughout her long career by continually re-inventing herself. In 1920s Berlin, she acted on the stage and in silent films. Her performance as Lola-Lola in The Blue Angel, directed by Josef von Sternberg, brought her international fame and a contract with Paramount Pictures in the US. Hollywood films such as Shanghai Express and Desire capitalised on her glamour and exotic looks, cementing her stardom and making her one of the highest paid actresses of the era. Dietrich became a US citizen in 1937; during World War II, she was a high-profile frontline entertainer. Although she still made occasional films in the post-war years, Dietrich spent most of the 1950s t
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Marlene

3.66 avg rating — 172 ratings — published 1989 — 9 editions
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Marlene Dietrich's ABC

4.10 avg rating — 129 ratings — published 1962 — 14 editions
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My Life

3.37 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 1979 — 6 editions
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Nehmt nur mein Leben ... : ...

3.56 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 1981 — 4 editions
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Ich bin, Gott sei Dank, Ber...

3.21 avg rating — 38 ratings — published 1987 — 4 editions
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Nachtgedanken

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2005
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Dizionario di buone maniere...

3.70 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1984 — 2 editions
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Marlene D.

3.38 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1984 — 2 editions
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Jestem Po to, By Kochać Mni...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1993
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“It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.”
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“I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself.”
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“I do not think we have a "right" to happiness. If happiness happens, say thanks.”
Marlene Dietrich, Marlene Dietrich's ABC

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