German actresses who deceased in 1989

Here are 3 famous actresses from Germany died in 1989:

Margo Lion

Margo Lion (February 28, 1899 Constantinople-February 25, 1989 Annecy-le-Vieux) also known as Margot Lion, Margo Lyon or Marguerite Hélène Barbe Elisabeth Constantine Lion was a German actor, singer-songwriter and singer.

She rose to popularity during the 1920s in Berlin's artistic scene and became a celebrated cabaret performer. Lion was renowned for her dynamic stage performances, as well as her ability to blend genres, bringing together elements of European, American, and Jewish folk music in her work. Her success in cabaret led to collaborations with esteemed composers such as Kurt Weill and Friedrich Hollaender, and she starred in numerous films throughout the 1930s. In 1933, Lion fled Nazi Germany and eventually settled in the United States, where she continued her career in entertainment. She was involved in activism and humanitarian work, serving as a board member for various organizations, including the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. Lion's contributions to cultural and social causes have made her an icon in the world of entertainment and activism.

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Franziska Liebing

Franziska Liebing (February 6, 1901 Ersnäs-August 4, 1989 Munich) a.k.a. Franziska Liebig was a German actor.

She appeared in over 70 films in her career, including the classic German film "Münchhausen" in 1943. She began her career on stage and made her film debut in 1928 in "Washing Day". Liebing worked with renowned directors such as Fritz Lang and Max Ophüls. She also had significant success on stage, performing in productions at the Berlin State Opera and the Deutsches Theater in Berlin. After World War II, Liebing continued to work in the German film industry, appearing in popular films such as "The Captain from Köpenick" and "The Marriage of Figaro". She was recognized for her contributions to German cinema and was awarded the Filmband in Gold by the German Film Awards in 1982.

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Paula Braend

Paula Braend (August 6, 1905 Starnberg-October 4, 1989 Munich) also known as Paula Braendlein or Paula Braendt was a German actor.

She started her acting career in the 1920s, playing minor roles in theater and film. In the 1930s, she gained recognition for her performances in several popular films of the era such as "The Country Schoolmaster" and "Scandalous Eva." However, her career was interrupted during World War II, when she was drafted into the German Women's Auxiliary Service.

After the war, she resumed her acting career, appearing in numerous films and theater productions. She was also a regular on German television, appearing in popular series such as "Tatort" and "Der Kommissar." In addition to her acting work, she was an accomplished opera singer, and performed in productions of "Don Giovanni" and "The Magic Flute."

Braend was known for her versatility as an actor, and her ability to portray a wide variety of characters. She was highly respected in the German acting community, and received numerous awards and accolades throughout her career. Braend passed away in 1989 at the age of 84, leaving behind a legacy as one of Germany's most beloved actors.

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