Austrian movie stars died in 2002

Here are 2 famous actresses from Austria died in 2002:

Barbara Valentin

Barbara Valentin (December 15, 1940 Vienna-February 22, 2002 Munich) also known as Ursula Ledersteger, Uschi Ledersteger or Barbara Valentine was an Austrian actor.

Barbara Valentin began her career as a model before transitioning into acting in the 1960s. She gained recognition for her roles in German films such as "Die Tote von Beverly Hills" and "I Only Want You to Love Me". Valentin also acted in Hollywood productions, notably appearing in "Hotsie Totsie" and "The King of Comedy".

Valentin struggled with alcoholism throughout her life and had publicized legal issues. Despite this, she continued to act in film and television projects. Her last onscreen appearance was in the 2001 TV movie "Die Kristallprinzessin".

Barbara Valentin passed away in 2002 at the age of 61 due to heart failure. She was survived by her daughter and her son, who are both actors.

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Jane Tilden

Jane Tilden (November 16, 1910 Ústí nad Labem-August 27, 2002 Kitzbühel) also known as Marianne Wilhelmine Tuch or Tilden was an Austrian actor. She had two children, Frankie Tilden and Jane Antoinette Blackburne.

Jane Tilden was born in November 16th, 1910 in Ústí nad Labem, which was then known as Aussig, in the Czech Republic. She began her acting career in the late 1920s and appeared in more than 50 films throughout her career. In addition to her work on the big screen, Tilden also performed in various theaters across Austria.

Aside from her work in the entertainment industry, Tilden was also known for being a popular socialite. She was often seen at various high-profile events and was a regular on the Viennese social scene. During the war, she had to flee Austria due to her Jewish roots and ended up living in Switzerland for a period of time.

Tilden passed away on August 27th, 2002 in Kitzbühel, Austria at the age of 91. Her legacy as a talented actor and influential figure in Austrian society still lives on today.

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