Austrian movie stars died at 70

Here are 3 famous actresses from Austria died at 70:

Sissy Löwinger

Sissy Löwinger (June 22, 1941 Graz-September 25, 2011 Altlengbach) also known as Cäcilia Löwinger was an Austrian actor.

She was born into a family of actors and performers, and grew up in the world of theater. Löwinger began her acting career in the 1950s, performing in various theater productions throughout Austria. She later became known for her work in television, appearing in popular Austrian shows such as "Ein echter Wiener geht nicht unter" and "Kaisermühlen Blues".

Löwinger was also a talented singer and had a successful career as a cabaret artist. She was known for her humor and wit, and often incorporated political satire into her performances. Löwinger was awarded numerous honors throughout her career, including the Golden Medal of Honor for Services to the City of Vienna.

She passed away in 2011 at the age of 70, leaving behind a legacy as one of Austria's most beloved actors and performers.

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Helene Weigel

Helene Weigel (May 12, 1900 Vienna-May 6, 1971 Berlin) was an Austrian actor. She had two children, Stefan Brecht and Barbara Brecht-Schall.

Weigel is best known for her work with Bertolt Brecht, the German playwright and poet whom she met in 1927. They married a year later and went on to collaborate on many iconic plays, including "The Threepenny Opera" and "Mother Courage and Her Children."

After the Nazi party came to power, the couple fled Germany and settled in the United States. There, they continued to produce plays and work in the theater industry. However, the couple's politics eventually led to conflict with the US government and they were both called to testify before the House Committee on Un-American Activities, which was investigating alleged communist influence in the entertainment industry.

Weigel and Brecht eventually left the US and settled in East Berlin, where they founded the Berliner Ensemble theater company. Weigel became the company's artistic director and starred in many of its productions. She continued to work in the theater until her death in 1971.

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Ingeborg Day

Ingeborg Day (November 1, 1940 Graz-May 18, 2011) also known as Elizabeth McNeill was an Austrian author and actor. She had two children, Ursula Day and John Day.

Ingeborg Day began her career as an actor and starred in several Austrian films during the 1960s. In 1978, she moved to the United States and started writing under the pen name Elizabeth McNeill. Her best-known work is the autobiographical novel, Nine and a Half Weeks, which was later made into the film of the same name starring Mickey Rourke and Kim Basinger. The novel became widely popular and has been translated into more than 20 languages. Ingeborg Day's other works include The Handmaiden's Diary and The Last Summer. She passed away in May 2011 in New York City at the age of 70.

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