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Christine Kaufmann


Born - 11 January 1945, Lengdorf, Austria
Died - 28 March 2017

Slender, dark-haired actress, in films as a child, then teenager, but best known for her marriage to Tony Curtis, the second of her four husbands. After a debut at seven in White Horse Inn (1952), she was seen in close to 100 further films, including Salto Mortale (1953), When the Alpenroses Bloom (1955), Madchen in Uniform (1958), The Last Days of Pompeii (1959), Constantine and the Cross (1960), Town Without Pity (1961), Taras Bulba (1962), Swordsman of Siena (1963) and Wild and Wonderful (1964). After having two children with Curtis, she returned to films in Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971), The Death of Maria Malibran (1972), Willow Springs (1973), By Hook or By Crook (1976), Rings of Fear (1978), Lili Marleen (1981), Lola (1981), The Roaring Fifties (1983), Bagdad Cafe (1987), The Storyteller (1989), The Double (1993), The Sleeper (1998), The End: A Contract With the Devil (2010) and as Aunt Polly in a new version of Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn (2014), her last. She died from leukemia.