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Margo Lion

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Biography

Constantinople, Ottoman Empire. [now Istanbul, Turkey]
Lank and plain-looking, poker-faced and a bit starchy but looking all the more mysterious for that, Margo Lion will forever remain Jenny, the "brothel queen', in Pabst's adaptation of Bertold Brecht and Kurt Weill's immortal 'Dreigroschen Oper', singing their unforgettable song 'La fiancée du pirate'. A great film debut for this French actress born in Istanbul, who was then a successful cabaret performer in Berlin. And yet, although she was kept very busy working for the cinema and later on for television, Margo Lion never became an idol or a star or even a leading lady. Read more...

Actor

Character: Eine Stimmungssängerin

Nie wieder Liebe! 1931

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Character: Maria, Maximilians Frau

Ich geh' aus und Du bleibst da 1931

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Character: Manager of Ferraro

Das Lied einer Nacht 1932

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Character: Marie-Louise - la gouvernante de Frank

La foire aux chimères 1946

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Character: Soeur Léontine - la soeur tourière

Mam'zelle Nitouche 1954

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Character: Jeanne, Michel's Mother

Lola 1961

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Character: Soeur Saint-Louis

Le dialogue des Carmélites 1960

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Character: Mme Humbert - le première parque

The Breach 1970

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Character: Mammy - la mère de Françoise

Docteur Françoise Gailland 1976

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