West German actresses died as a result of Parkinson's disease

Here are 1 famous actresses from West Germany died in Parkinson's disease:

Edith Schultze-Westrum

Edith Schultze-Westrum (December 30, 1904 Mainz-Kastel-March 20, 1981 Munich) otherwise known as Edith Schulze-Westrum was a West German actor, voice actor, screenwriter and film director. Her children are called Thomas Schultze-Westrum and Regine Schelkopf.

Schultze-Westrum began her career in the 1920s in the German film industry and acted in over 80 films throughout her career. She was particularly known for her roles in Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau's "Faust" (1926) and Fritz Lang's "Metropolis" (1927). In addition to her work as an actor, she also worked as a screenwriter and directed her own films. In 1964, she was awarded the Filmband in Gold award for her contributions to German cinema. Schultze-Westrum continued to work in the entertainment industry until her death in 1981.

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