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us: Dietrich, Marlene


  • [Marlene Dietrich (1901-1992) was a German American actress.]

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    • us: Losch, Maria Magdalene von
    • us: Dietrich, Maria Magdalene
    • us: Von Losch, Maria Magdalene
    • us: Dietrich, Maria Magdalena
    • us: Dietrich, Lena
    • us: Sieber, Marlene
    • us: Dietrich, Marie Magdalene
    • us: Losch, Marie Magdalene von
    • us: Dietrich, Madeleine
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    • found: LC manual auth. cd. (hdg.: Dietrich, Marlene, 1904- ; b. 12/27/1904, actress's preferred birth date as given in film journal)
    • found: Seydel, R. Marlene Dietrich, c1984: p. 8 (photocopy of birth certificate: b. 12/27/1901)
    • found: Washington Post, 05-07-92 (Marlene Dietrich, German film star, age 90, d. 05-06-92, Paris, France; b. Berlin, 12-27-1901; christened Maria Magdalene Dietrich; changed name to Marlene when she began stage career; married to Rudolf Sieber 1924-1976)
    • found: Heinzlmeier, A. Marlene, c2000: t.p. (Marlene) p. 41, etc. (Marlene Dietrich; b. Dec. 27, 1901, in Schöneberg (which was city near Berlin then); christened Maria Magdalena ["Magdalena" has "a" at end]; called Lena in childhood; her mother, Josephine, married Eduard von Losch 4 yrs. after 1907 death of her father, Louis Otto Dietrich; at age of 13 decided to change her given names to single name "Marlene"; Marlene married Rudolf Sieber, May 17, 1923, in Berlin; emigrated to Amer., 1930; became Amer. citizen, June 1939; d. May 6, 1992, in Paris; buried in Berlin-Friedenau)
    • found: Pfannenschmidt, C. Marlene, c2000: t.p. (Marlene) p. 8, etc. (Marlene Dietrich; b. Dec. 27, 1901, as Marie Magdalene; as child combined her forenames to form name "Marlene"; d. May 6, 1992)
    • found: Marlene und Jo, c2000: t.p. (Marlene) p. 10, etc. (Marlene Dietrich; birth name: Maria Magdalene Dietrich; French: Madeleine; b. 1901 in Schöneberg; later gave 1904 as birth yr.; as child called herself Marlene; Marlene Sieber born Dietrich)
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    • [Marlene Dietrich (1901-1992) was a German American actress.]
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    • 2013-11-22: revised
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