Marlene Dietrich

Marlene Dietrich

German-American actress and singer
Marlene Dietrich’s worldly, half-spoken vocal style made her a the ultimate femme fatale vocalist for nearly half a century.
BornDecember 27, 1901
HometownBerlin, Germany
Net worth$20 million
Height5'5" (1.64m)
SpouseRudolf Sieber (m 1923 - 1976)
ChildrenMaria Riva
ParentsWilhelmina Elisabeth Joséphine Felsing , Louis Erich Otto Dietrich
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Harry Styles joins David Bowie and Sam Smith for V&A’s menswear fashion parade

  • Designer outfits worn by stars from Harry Styles to David Bowie are going on show at the V&A as part of a major new show celebrating menswear. Clothes worn by Marlene Dietrich and Sam Smith will also feature in the exhibition alongside paintings and classical sculptures to explain the history and development of men’s fashion over the centuries. Curators Claire Wilcox and Rosaline McKever said the show, called Fashioning Masculinities: The Art of Menswear, will “celebrate the power, artistry and diversity of masculine attire and appearance.”

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Marlene Dietrich Items Put Up For Auction

A letter from Ernest Hemingway to Marlene Dietrich is among an assortment of memorabilia that is going up for auction.

Albums

Marlene Dietrich Collection 1930-1962
Marlene Dietrich Collection 1930-1962
2018
Ultimate Collection
Ultimate Collection
2015
Boys in the Back Room
Boys in the Back Room
2012
Classic Original Recordings Presents: The Ultimate Collection
Classic Original Recordings Presents: The Ultimate Collection
2012
Lili Marlene [Cleopatra]
Lili Marlene [Cleopatra]
2012
Exquisite Marlene Dietrich: Early Live Recordings
Exquisite Marlene Dietrich: Early Live Recordings
2011
Marlene Dietrich: The Legend, Vol. 2
Marlene Dietrich: The Legend, Vol. 2
2011
Marlene Dietrich: The Legend, Vol. 1
Marlene Dietrich: The Legend, Vol. 1
2011
If You Feel Like Singing
If You Feel Like Singing
2011
56 Evergreens and Raritaeten: Das Beste 1929-1959
56 Evergreens and Raritaeten: Das Beste 1929-1959
2010
Kult Welle: 25 Lieder
Kult Welle: 25 Lieder
2008
Lili Marlene [LT Series]
Lili Marlene [LT Series]
2008
Mythos des Blauen Engel
Mythos des Blauen Engel
2007
Marlene Dietrich with the Burt Bacharach Orchestra
Marlene Dietrich with the Burt Bacharach Orchestra
2007
Falling In Love Again/The Blue Angel
Falling In Love Again/The Blue Angel
2006
Berlin
Berlin
2006
Wiedersehen mit Marlene/Berlin Berlin
Wiedersehen mit Marlene/Berlin Berlin
2006
Marlene Dietrich [Delta Blue]
Marlene Dietrich [Delta Blue]
2005
Strange Delight
Strange Delight
2005
Marlene Dietrich-Ihre Groben E
Marlene Dietrich-Ihre Groben E
2005
Hippolyte
Hippolyte
2005
Blonde Women
Blonde Women
2005

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
1958Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - DramaWitness for the ProsecutionNominated
1932Academy AwardActressMoroccoNominated

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