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Lilli Palmer is a Actor Allemande born on 24 may 1914 at Poznań (Pologne)

Lilli Palmer

Lilli Palmer
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Birth name Lilli Marie Peiser
Nationality German
Birth 24 may 1914 at Poznań (Pologne)
Death 27 january 1986 (at 71 years) at Los Angeles (USA)
Awards Grand Merit Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany

Lilli Palmer (24 May 1914 – 27 January 1986), born Lilli Marie Peiser, was a German actress. She won the Volpi Cup, the Deutscher Filmpreis three times, and was nominated twice for a Golden Globe Award.

Biography

Son père, Alfred Peiser, était médecin-chef à l'hôpital juif de Berlin et sa mère, Rose Lissmann, avait été actrice de théâtre avant ses fiançailles. Lilli avait une sœur aînée, l'actrice et chanteuse Irene Prador, et une sœur cadette, Hilde. Quand Lilli Palmer eut quatre ans, sa famille s'installa à Berlin-Charlottenburg, où une plaque commémorative orne aujourd'hui leur maison.

En 1943, elle se maria avec l'acteur de théâtre Rex Harrison, dont elle eut un fils en 1944, Rex Carey Alfred Harrison, qui enseigna plus tard à l'Université de Brooklyn. En Amérique, la liaison de Rex Harrison avec Carole Landis, suivi du suicide de la jeune actrice en 1948, provoqua un scandale qui mit fin provisoirement à la carrière hollywoodienne de Lilli. En 1956, Lilli Palmer et Rex Harrison divorcèrent. Lilli se remaria le 21 septembre 1957 avec l'écrivain et acteur argentin Carlos Thompson.

À un âge avancé, Lilli Palmer était réputée être encore extraordinairement belle.

En 1974, elle fit paraître ses mémoires, Dicke Lilli - gutes Kind (Un Bon petit soldat, Paris, 1979), qui furent un best-seller mondial. Elle publia ensuite Der roter Rabe en 1979 (Le Corbeau rouge, Paris, 1980), où elle raconte la relation entre elle-même, son compagnon et sa meilleure amie, suivi de Umarmen hat seine Zeit en 1981 (Les Rivages insolites, Paris 1982), Nachtmusik en 1984, Um eine Nasenlänge en 1984 (Dans l'ombre du bonheur, Paris, 1985), Eine Frau bleibt eine Frau en 1985 et Wenn der Nachtvogel schreit, qui parut après sa mort en 1988. Outre son activité d'écrivain, Lilli Palmer était aussi une artiste-peintre.

Elle succomba à un cancer, à l'âge de 71 ans, à Los Angeles. Elle fut inhumée dans l'intimité. Son époux refusa d'accéder au désir de son fils et de ses belles-filles, qui souhaitaient la faire transférer en Suisse. On avait fait courir le bruit que Lilli Palmer s'était suicidée, et la presse à scandale se répandit en indiscrétions sur sa vie et sur celle du grand amour de sa vie, Carlos Thompson, qui se suicida quatre ans plus tard à Buenos Aires.

Best films

Body and Soul (1947)
(Actress)
Le voyage du père (1966)
(Actress)
The Thunder of God (1965)
(Actress)
The Counterfeit Traitor (1962)
(Actress)

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Filmography of Lilli Palmer (68 films)

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Actress

Peter the Great (miniseries), 6h11
Directed by Marvin J. Chomsky, Lawrence Schiller
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Historical
Actors Maximilian Schell, Vanessa Redgrave, Jan Niklas, Ursula Andress, Omar Sharif, Laurence Olivier
Roles Natalya
Rating80% 4.0335454.0335454.0335454.0335454.033545
Russia at the dawn of the 18th century—a vast, chilling mysterious land, medieval in its character. A country led by a man whose curious, questing spirit is eager to learn all that is new. A monarch who brings his feudal country "kicking and screaming" into the modern world. A shrewd tsar and a visionary. Statesman, sailor, and shipbuilder. Military leader. A husband and a father. A man who dared to dream the impossible dream, and succeeded.
The Holcroft Covenant, 1h52
Directed by John Frankenheimer
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Thriller, Action, Spy, Crime
Themes Spy films
Actors Michael Caine, Victoria Tennant, Anthony Andrews, Lilli Palmer, Mario Adorf, Michael Lonsdale
Roles Althene Holcroft
Rating56% 2.8495652.8495652.8495652.8495652.849565
The story concerns Noel Holcroft's late father (a former associate of Adolf Hitler) who left behind a fortune, supposedly to make amends for his wrongdoings. Now, 40 years later, Noel finds himself embroiled in a web of conspiracies involving the children of two of his father's Nazi colleagues, a mysterious organization supposedly devoted to ensuring the Nazis never again come to power, and a woman who may be Noel's downfall, or his only hope.
The Boys from Brazil, 2h3
Directed by Franklin J. Schaffner
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Horror
Themes Clonage, Films based on science fiction novels, Hitler, Political films
Actors Gregory Peck, Laurence Olivier, James Mason, Lilli Palmer, Steve Guttenberg, Denholm Elliott
Roles Esther Lieberman
Rating69% 3.4982753.4982753.4982753.4982753.498275
Young, well-intentioned Barry Kohler (Steve Guttenberg) stumbles upon a secret organization of Third Reich war criminals holding clandestine meetings in Paraguay and finds that Dr. Josef Mengele (Gregory Peck), the infamous Auschwitz doctor, is with them. He phones Ezra Lieberman (Laurence Olivier), an aging Nazi hunter living in Vienna, Austria, with this information. A highly skeptical Lieberman tries to brush Kohler's claims aside, telling him that it is already well known that Mengele is living in Paraguay.
Lotte in Weimar, 2h5
Directed by Egon Günther
Origin German
Genres Drama, Historical
Actors Lilli Palmer, Martin Hellberg, Jutta Hoffmann, Katharina Thalbach, Norbert Christian, Thomas Thieme
Roles Lotte
Rating63% 3.1816053.1816053.1816053.1816053.181605
En 1816, Charlotte Kestner voyage en compagnie de sa fille, et s'arrête à Weimar, à l'hôtel l'Éléphant. Les gens des alentours reconnaissent en elle le grand amour de jeunesse de Goethe, celle dont il s'était inspiré pour écrire Werther. Prévenu par les rumeurs, le poète, qui vit toujours à Weimar, finit par lui rendre visite.
What the Peeper Saw, 1h35
Directed by Andrea Bianchi
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror
Themes Films about families, Films about sexuality
Actors Mark Lester, Britt Ekland, Hardy Krüger, Lilli Palmer, Harry Andrews, Conchita Montes
Roles Dr. Viorne
Rating60% 3.0006953.0006953.0006953.0006953.000695
Marcus is a twelve-year-old schoolboy whose mother recently died, leaving it up to his wealthy father Paul to look after him. He takes a sexual interest in his stepmother Elise. She notices his abnormal behaviour and investigates by visiting his school after discovering a torn-up letter from his headmaster. Elise is shocked by her findings. She becomes increasingly disturbed and wonders if Marcus is to blame for his mother's death. She enlists the help of psychiatrist, Dr Viorne to find answers.
Murders in the Rue Morgue, 1h27
Directed by Gordon Hessler
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror, Crime, Romance
Actors Jason Robards, Herbert Lom, Christine Kaufmann, Adolfo Celi, Maria Perschy, Lilli Palmer
Roles Madeleine's mother
Rating52% 2.610742.610742.610742.610742.61074
The story revolves around an early 20th century theatre troupe in Paris specializing in gory, naturalistic horror plays in the fashion of the Grand Guignol. The director, Cesar Charron (Jason Robards), is presenting Poe's "Murders in the Rue Morgue". Cesar's wife, the actress Madeline (Christine Kaufmann), whose mother (Lilli Palmer) had been murdered by axe, is haunted by nightmares of an ax-wielding man. Then, suddenly, Rene Marot (Herbert Lom), a former lover of Madeline's mother thought long dead after being horribly disfigured on stage, mysteriously returns and begins murdering members and ex-members of the acting troupe, confounding the Paris police, who initially suspect Cesar.
Only the Cool, 1h50
Directed by Jean Delannoy
Origin France
Genres Drama, Thriller, Spy, Crime
Themes Spy films, Political films
Actors Klaus Kinski, Stéphane Audran, Lilli Palmer, Michel Constantin, Angelo Infanti, Jean Claudio
Roles Helen
Rating58% 2.928462.928462.928462.928462.92846
Une jeune veuve se retrouve au cœur d'une affaire opposant les services secrets français à une organisation internationale.
The House That Screamed, 1h39
Directed by Narciso Ibáñez Serrador
Genres Thriller, Horror, Slasher
Themes Films about education
Actors Lilli Palmer, Cristina Galbo, John Moulder-Brown, Mary Maude, Maribel Martín, Tomás Blanco
Roles Mme. Fourneau
Rating68% 3.4473053.4473053.4473053.4473053.447305
In a 19th-century French boarding school for troubled girls, Headmistress Señora Fourneau (Lilli Palmer) forbids her teenage son Luis (John Moulder-Brown) near any of the girls, finding none of them good enough for him. A series of murders begin taking place after the latest arrival of a new student, Teresa (Cristina Galbó), and Fourneau's assistant Irene (Mary Maude). Fourneau investigates these deaths, eventually leading her to the attic where she finds that Luis' frustrated desires have forced psychotic urges to the surface, compelling him to stalk the hapless girls to acquire body parts in order to create his own "ideal woman". Luis then locks up his mother with his new creation so that his mother can get acquainted with her future "daughter-in-law".
De Sade
De Sade (1969)
, 1h53
Directed by Roger Corman, Cy Endfield, Gordon Hessler
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Biography, Historical, Erotic thriller
Themes Films about writers, Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Erotic thriller films
Actors Keir Dullea, Senta Berger, Lilli Palmer, John Huston, Anna Massey, Christiane Krüger
Roles Mme de Montreuil
Rating34% 1.7432151.7432151.7432151.7432151.743215
The middle-aged Marquis de Sade arrives at his ancestral estate of La Coste, having escaped incarceration. In the theater at the castle, he meets his uncle, the Abbe, who persuades him to stay to watch an entertainment that has been prepared for him. The play is a parody of the Marquis' parents haggling with M. and Mme. Montreuil over the prospective marriage of their children, leading to a flashback in time to the actual negotiations.
Nobody Runs Forever, 1h41
Directed by Ralph Thomas
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Spy, Crime
Themes Spy films, Political films
Actors Rod Taylor, Christopher Plummer, Lilli Palmer, Daliah Lavi, Burt Kwouk, Camilla Sparv
Roles Sheila Quentin
Rating60% 3.0048553.0048553.0048553.0048553.004855
New South Wales Police Sergeant Scobie Malone (Taylor) is summoned to Sydney by the Premier of New South Wales (Leo McKern) who at the time was the controversial Sir Robert Askin. The Australian High Commissioner in London, Sir James Quentin (Plummer) is wanted for a 25-year-old murder charge, that the Premier, Quentin's gruff political rival, has discovered.
Sebastian
Sebastian (1968)
, 1h40
Directed by David Greene, David Green
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Spy films, Political films
Actors Dirk Bogarde, Susannah York, Lilli Palmer, John Gielgud, Nigel Davenport, Janet Munro
Roles Elsa Shahn
Rating64% 3.2432153.2432153.2432153.2432153.243215
Mr. Sebastian is a former Oxford professor, who in the late 60s directs the all-female decoding office of British Intelligence. One day, while running through the streets of Oxford to attend the bestowing of an honorary degree on his friend the Prime Minister, Sebastian runs into Rebecca (Becky) Howard and her jeep. After insulting Sebastian on the spot, Becky is intrigued by him and follows him to the ceremony. After Becky is able to spell her own name backwards, he gives her a phone number to call if she wants an unspecified "job."
Jack Of Diamonds, 1h48
Directed by Don Taylor
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes Heist films
Actors George Hamilton, Maurice Evans, Wolfgang Preiss, Alexander Hegarth, Eduard Linkers, Karl Lieffen
Roles Lilli Palmer
Rating52% 2.624232.624232.624232.624232.62423
A master thief known as the Ace of Diamonds decides it's time to retire before he gets caught, so he teaches everything he knows to Jeff Hill, his protege.
Congress of Love, 1h40
Directed by Géza von Radványi
Origin German
Genres Comedy
Actors Curd Jürgens, Lilli Palmer, Paul Meurisse, Walter Slezak, Françoise Arnoul, Hannes Messemer
Roles Fürstin Metternich
Rating57% 2.874882.874882.874882.874882.87488
Au début du XIX siècle, le congrès de Vienne doit notamment décider du sort de l’empereur Napoléon exilé sur l’île d'Elbe depuis 1814 et redéfinir les frontières européennes. Sur fond de valses viennoises, les têtes couronnées vont surtout être accaparées par leurs intrigues amoureuses.