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Brigitte Helm

1906 - 1996

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Brigitte Helm (born Brigitte Gisela Eva Schittenhelm, 17 March 1908 – 11 June 1996) was a German actress, best remembered for her dual role as Maria and her double 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 447,714 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Brigitte Helm is the 876th most popular actor (up from 998th in 2019), the 1,318th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,512th in 2019) and the 18th most popular German Actor.

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Among actors, Brigitte Helm ranks 876 out of 9,996Before her are Michael Rooker, Sterling Hayden, Macaulay Culkin, Ralph Bellamy, Helen McCrory, and Dolores del Río. After her are Lou Ferrigno, Robert Patrick, Ljubiša Samardžić, River Phoenix, Chadwick Boseman, and Elsa Martinelli.

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Among people born in 1906, Brigitte Helm ranks 74Before her are John Dickson Carr, Nelson Goodman, Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark, Janet Gaynor, Walter Rauff, and Ivan Chernyakhovsky. After her are Gusztáv Sebes, Carlo Scarpa, Zhou Youguang, Lillian Asplund, John Carradine, and Markos Vafeiadis. Among people deceased in 1996, Brigitte Helm ranks 60Before her are Green Boots, Lucio Fulci, Piet Hein, Lars Ahlfors, Alain Poher, and Robert, Archduke of Austria-Este. After her are Albert R. Broccoli, Shūsaku Endō, František Plánička, Nicu Ceaușescu, Toru Takemitsu, and Frida Boccara.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Brigitte Helm ranks 1,318 out of 6,142Before her are Rudolf Caracciola (1901), August von Kotzebue (1761), Frederick Francis I, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1756), Karl-Otto Apel (1922), Marian Gold (1954), and Johann Friedrich Böttger (1682). After her are Franciscus Sylvius (1614), Georg Kaiser (1878), Prince Charles of Prussia (1801), Princess Anna of Prussia (1836), Otto Kumm (1909), and John Polanyi (1929).

Among ACTORS In Germany

Among actors born in Germany, Brigitte Helm ranks 18Before her are Karlheinz Böhm (1928), Nastassja Kinski (1961), Horst Tappert (1923), Lale Andersen (1905), Karin Schubert (1944), and Gottfried John (1942). After her are Hildegard Knef (1925), Max Schreck (1879), Til Schweiger (1963), Lilli Palmer (1914), Karin Dor (1938), and Erika Mann (1905).

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