Austrian movie stars died in 1986

Here are 2 famous actresses from Austria died in 1986:

Helga Anders

Helga Anders (January 11, 1948 Innsbruck-March 30, 1986 Haar) also known as Helga Scherz, Helgi Anders or Helga Anders-Fritz was an Austrian actor and voice actor. She had one child, Tatjana Leslie Fritz.

Helga Anders started her acting career at a young age and had her breakthrough in 1965 with the film "The Sissy" where she played the lead role. She went on to star in many popular films and television shows in Germany and Austria during the 1960s and 70s, including "To Whom Does the World Belong?" and "The Big Secret". She was also a popular voice actor, lending her voice to various characters in German-language dubs of foreign films such as "Mary Poppins" and "The Aristocats".

In 1976, Helga Anders was involved in a serious car accident which left her with severe spinal injuries. She continued to work as an actress, but her career was greatly impacted by her injuries. She passed away in 1986 at the age of 38 due to complications from her injuries. Despite her shortened career, Helga Anders is remembered as one of the most talented actors of her generation in German-speaking countries.

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Valerie von Martens

Valerie von Martens (November 4, 1894 Lienz-April 7, 1986 Riehen) also known as Valérie Pajér Edle von Mayersperg, Valérie von Martens or Valérie von Martens-Goetz was an Austrian actor and film director.

She began her career in theater before transitioning to film, appearing in over 40 films throughout her career. Some of her notable film works include "The Story of the Fox" (1930), "The Old and the Young King" (1935), and "The Heart of a Queen" (1940). In addition to acting, von Martens also directed a few films, including "The Sea" (1933) and "Vienna Blood" (1942). She was married to film director Hans Steinhoff and later to writer Walter von Molo. During World War II, she was briefly imprisoned by the Nazis but was released due to her husband's connections. Von Martens retired from acting in the 1950s and lived out the remainder of her life in Switzerland.

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