Brigitte Helm

1906 - 1996

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Brigitte Helm (born Brigitte Gisela Eva Schittenhelm, 17 March 1906 – 11 June 1996) was a German actress, best remembered for her dual role as Maria and her double, the Maschinenmensch named Futura, in Fritz Lang's 1927 silent film Metropolis. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Brigitte Helm has received more than 387,372 page views. Her biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Brigitte Helm is the 998th most popular actor (up from 1,058th in 2019), the 1,512th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,563rd in 2019) and the 24th most popular German Actor.

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Among actors, Brigitte Helm ranks 998 out of 10,030Before her are Laura Gemser, Kirstie Alley, Richard Farnsworth, Scott Adkins, Daryl Hannah, and Michelle Phillips. After her are Ashton Kutcher, Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Peter Weller, Geneviève Bujold, Jan-Michael Vincent, and Concha Velasco.

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Among people born in 1906, Brigitte Helm ranks 91Before her are Horst Schumann, Jim Thompson, Carol Reed, Georg Donatus, Hereditary Grand Duke of Hesse, John Carradine, and Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev. After her are Rezső Kasztner, Joaquín Balaguer, Prince Wilhelm of Prussia, Phạm Văn Đồng, Curtis LeMay, and Louise Brooks. Among people deceased in 1996, Brigitte Helm ranks 70Before her are Koichi Oita, Piet Hein, Albrecht, Duke of Bavaria, William Vickrey, Mieczysław Weinberg, and Nicu Ceaușescu. After her are Geoffrey Wilkinson, Albert R. Broccoli, Robert, Archduke of Austria-Este, Spiro Agnew, Michel Debré, and María Casares.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Brigitte Helm ranks 1,512 out of 5,289Before her are Duchess Caroline Mariane of Mecklenburg (1821), Conrad Celtes (1459), Eric Voegelin (1901), Kathrine Switzer (1947), Hermann Lotze (1817), and Andreas Cellarius (1596). After her are Hemma (800), Amalia of Solms-Braunfels (1602), Princess Adelgunde of Bavaria (1823), Christian I, Elector of Saxony (1560), Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha (1719), and Louise of Mecklenburg-Güstrow (1667).

Among ACTORS In Germany

Among actors born in Germany, Brigitte Helm ranks 24Before her are Hildegard Knef (1925), Elke Sommer (1940), Kurt Gerron (1897), Til Schweiger (1963), Michael Fassbender (1977), and Gottfried John (1942). After her are William Dieterle (1893), Karin Dor (1938), Max Schreck (1879), Christiane F. (1962), Karin Schubert (1944), and Lilli Palmer (1914).

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