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Sybille Schmitz

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Biography

Düren, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
The enigmatic actress remains one of the most interesting figures in German film. Although she achieved stardom early in her career, the tragic Sybille Schmitz could never fit in with her surroundings. Too "alien looking" for Hollywood, Schmitz never migrated to America like her more glamorous peers and began losing roles in her native Germany as well due to her vaguely Semitic appearance and ties to the Jewish community. After the war, like many former UFA stars, Sybille was seen as a painful reminder of the Third Reich and she was once more displaced by the optimistic "new look" actresses. Read more...

Actor

Character: Claire Lennartz

F.P.1 antwortet nicht 1932

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Character: Carola, seine Nichte

Musik im Blut 1934

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Character: Sigrid Olinsky

Titanic 1943

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Character: Maria Alsbacher

Illusion in Moll 1952

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Character: Prinzessin Deinhardstein

Trenck, der Pandur 1940

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