French-American Actress

Lili Damita

  • Jul 10, 1904 - Mar 21, 1994 (age 89)
  • 5' 3" (1.60 m)
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1994
Lili Damita
PersonalMarch 1994

Lili Damita

Lili Damita passed away.
1962
Allen Loomis
MarriageMay 1962

Allen Loomis

Married Allen Loomis.
1941
Sean Flynn
ChildMay 1941

Sean Flynn

Sean Leslie Flynn (May 31, 1941 – April 6, 1970; declared …
Sean Leslie Flynn (May 31, 1941 – April 6, 1970; declared legally dead in 1984) was an American actor and freelance photojournalist best known for his coverage of the Vietnam War. Flynn was the only child of Australian-American actor Errol Flynn and his first wife, French-American actress Lili Damita. After studying briefly at Duke University, he embarked on an acting career. He retired by the mid-1960s to become a freelance photojournalist under contract to Time.
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1938
L'escadrille de la chance
MovieJun 29, 1938

L'escadrille de la chance

L'escadrille de la chance released.
1936
The Devil on Horseback
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MovieSep 30, 1936

The Devil on Horseback

A movie star visits a small …
A movie star visits a small Latin country with her press agent, and a local bandit who has a crush on her invites her to visit his hacienda. Her press agent decides to spread the story that she's been kidnapped, which brings out the army.
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1935
Frisco Kid
MovieNov 30, 1935

Frisco Kid

After a roustabout sailer avoids being shanghaied in 1852 …
After a roustabout sailer avoids being shanghaied in 1852 San Francisco, his audacity helps him to arise to a position of power in the vice industry of the infamous Barbary Coast.
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Errol Flynn
MarriageJune 1935

Errol Flynn

Errol Leslie Thomson Flynn (20 June 1909 – 14 October …
Errol Leslie Thomson Flynn (20 June 1909 – 14 October 1959) was an Australian-born American actor during the Golden Age of Hollywood. Considered the natural successor to Douglas Fairbanks, he achieved worldwide fame for his romantic swashbuckler roles in Hollywood films, as well as frequent partnerships with Olivia de Havilland. He was best known for his role as Robin Hood in The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938); his portrayal of the character was named by the American Film Institute as the 18th-greatest hero in American film history. His other famous roles included the eponymous lead in Captain Blood (1935), Major Geoffrey Vickers in The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936), as well as the hero in a number of Westerns, such as Dodge City (1939), Santa Fe Trail (1940) and San Antonio (1945).
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Brewster's Millions
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MovieJan 1, 1935

Brewster's Millions

Jack Brewster is a pennyless English lad who learns that …
Jack Brewster is a pennyless English lad who learns that he has inherited 6 million pounds sterling from a recently deceased relative. But soon learns that he must spend 500,000 pounds in 60 days to inherit the rest of the money, or forfeit the entire inheritance.
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1933
Goldie Gets Along
MovieJan 27, 1933

Goldie Gets Along

Goldie LaFarge (Lili Damita) abandons her New Jersey …
Goldie LaFarge (Lili Damita) abandons her New Jersey home and her home town sweetheart, Bill Tobin (Charles Morton), to seek the spotlights of Hollywood. Om her way west she gets mixed up in a traveling beauty contest ran by con-man Sam Muldooon (Sam Hardy). Getting away from him , she proceeds to the movie capital of the world where, believe it or not, her former beau is now a leading man in movies that talk. But she is soon his equal when he informs her he is quitting the glitter and glitz of Hollywood and going back to New Jersey. Goldie has a decision to make.
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1932
The Match King
MovieDec 31, 1932

The Match King

Unscrupulous Paul Kroll, starting as a Chicago janitor, uses graft …
Unscrupulous Paul Kroll, starting as a Chicago janitor, uses graft to finance a trip to Sweden where by trickery he gains control of his uncle's small match factory. By expert manipulation of everyone and employment of femmes-fatale, he parlays this into a match monopoly, expanding over many countries. Finally he meets a woman so gorgeous she turns his head away from a business that needs constant financial manipulation to survive. Based on the real career of Ivar Kreuger.
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This Is the Night
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MovieApr 8, 1932

This Is the Night

An affair is almost exposed when Claire's husband …
An affair is almost exposed when Claire's husband unexpectedly returns early from Summer Olympics.
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Quand on est belle
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MovieMar 25, 1932

Quand on est belle

Quand on est belle released.
One Hour with You
MovieMar 22, 1932

One Hour with You

An unhappily married couple try to come between a happy one.
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1931
Friends and Lovers
MovieOct 3, 1931

Friends and Lovers

British Army Captain Geoff Roberts carries on an affair with Alva, …
British Army Captain Geoff Roberts carries on an affair with Alva, the wife of the cruel Victor Sangrito. Sangrito, however, is well aware of the affair, as he uses his beautiful wife to lure men into romance with her, then blackmailing them to save their careers. When Roberts falls into Sangrito's trap, he pays the blackmail and leaves for India, hoping to forget Alva, whom he loved, but now believes betrayed him. After some time in India, he is joined by his young friend and bosom companion Lieutenant Ned Nichols. Nichols, too, is in love with the same woman back in England. Though the two friends nearly come to blows over Alva, they eventually realize that she has been false to them both, and that their friendship far outweighs their feelings for a mendacious woman. But when the two are invalided home, they encounter Alva again, and learn that she may not have betrayed them after all.
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The Woman Between
MovieAug 8, 1931

The Woman Between

Returning after a long absence, a man learns the woman he …
Returning after a long absence, a man learns the woman he fell in love with on the ship going home is his stepmother.
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Fighting Caravans
MovieFeb 1, 1931

Fighting Caravans

A young frontier scout helps guide a freight wagon train across …
A young frontier scout helps guide a freight wagon train across the country, fighting off Indians and evil traders, while his two crusty companions try and save him from falling in love.
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Le père célibataire
MovieJan 10, 1931

Le père célibataire

Le père célibataire released.
1929
The Cock-Eyed World
MovieAug 3, 1929

The Cock-Eyed World

Two Marines who spend their lives battling each other find …
Two Marines who spend their lives battling each other find themselves stationed in Russia, where they fight over a sexy Russian girl; from there they go to Brooklyn, where they both set their sights on a pretty blonde who flirts outrageously with both of them; and finally they wind up in a South American country where they fight for the favors of a beautiful senorita and try to put down a rebellion by the locals at the same time.
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The Bridge of San Luis Rey
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MovieMar 30, 1929

The Bridge of San Luis Rey

A rope bridge over a gorge in …
A rope bridge over a gorge in the Peruvian Andes snaps, sending five people plunging to their deaths. A priest sets out to find out more about the life of each of the victims.
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The Rescue
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MovieJan 12, 1929

The Rescue

The English adventurer Tom Lingard gets involved with …
The English adventurer Tom Lingard gets involved with islanders on a South Seas island, and he also gets involved with Lady Edith and Mr. Travers, a sailing English couple. Tom has an unexpected love affair with Edith and while they are having this affair, Lady Edith husband's boat is destroyed and he is killed.
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1928
Scandal in Paris
MovieSep 13, 1928

Scandal in Paris

The Woman on the Rack (German: Die Frau auf der Folter) is a …
The Woman on the Rack (German: Die Frau auf der Folter) is a 1928 German silent drama film directed by Robert Wiene and starring Lili Damita, Vladimir Gajdarov and Johannes Riemann. It was also known by the alternative title A Scandal in Paris. It was based on a British play by Edward Hemmerde and Francis Neilson. The wife of a British aristocratic politician, who is neglected by her husband, resists an attempt to break them up. When her husband discovers what he mistakenly believes to be a dalliance with another man he begins divorce proceedings. Eventually the truth comes out and the couple reconcile. The film was not considered one of Wiene's greatest achievements, but he was praised for directing with his usual competence while Damita's performance as Lady Admaston was hailed.
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The Great Adventuress
MovieApr 15, 1928

The Great Adventuress

The Great Adventuress …
The Great Adventuress (German: Die große Abenteuerin) is a 1928 German silent comedy film directed by Robert Wiene and starring Lili Damita, Georg Alexander and Fred Solm. Much of the film's funding came from Britain. Location shooting took place in Paris, Calais and London. The film's plot was criticised by reviews for lacking clarity.
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1927
The Famous Woman
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MovieOct 29, 1927

The Famous Woman

The Famous Woman (German: Die berühmte Frau) is a 1927 …
The Famous Woman (German: Die berühmte Frau) is a 1927 German silent drama film directed by Robert Wiene and starring Lili Damita, Fred Solm and Warwick Ward. It was based on the play Die Tänzerin by Melchior Lengyel, who also wrote the film's screenplay. While performing in Barcelona, a dancer falls in love with a Spanish aristocrat. He proposes marriage to her providing she give up her profession. She agrees and the wedding preparations begin. When her troupe returns to Spain, however, she is drawn back to her true calling as a dancer and her aristocratic lover reluctantly allows her to go free. Damita's performance was particularly praised, as was the cinematography of Otto Kanturek who had done location shooting in Barcelona.
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The Queen Was in the Parlour
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MovieApr 29, 1927

The Queen Was in the Parlour

A widowed princess loves an …
A widowed princess loves an author who commits suicide when she is forced to marry a prince.
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1926
One Does Not Play with Love
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MovieNov 10, 1926

One Does Not Play with Love

One Does Not Play with …
One Does Not Play with Love (German: Man spielt nicht mit der Liebe) is a 1926 silent German drama film directed by Georg Wilhelm Pabst. The film is an adaptation of the 1834 play by Alfred de Musset, On ne badine pas avec l'amour. The film is considered to be a lost film.
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The Golden Butterfly
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MovieJul 31, 1926

The Golden Butterfly

The Golden Butterfly (German: Der goldene Schmetterling) is a …
The Golden Butterfly (German: Der goldene Schmetterling) is a 1926 Austrian-German silent drama film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Hermann Leffler, Lili Damita and Nils Asther. It was based on the 1915 short story "The Making of Mac's" by British author P. G. Wodehouse. The film was released in the United Kingdom as The Golden Butterfly, in a form shortened to 5 reels, and had a limited release in the US under the title The Road to Happiness.
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Cab No. 13
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MovieFeb 5, 1926

Cab No. 13

Cab No. 13 (German: Fiaker Nr. 13 (Austria), Einspanner Nr 13 …
Cab No. 13 (German: Fiaker Nr. 13 (Austria), Einspanner Nr 13 (Germany); Dutch: Snorder No. 13; French: Fiacre 13) is a 1926 drama film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Lili Damita, Jack Trevor and Walter Rilla.
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1925
Das Spielzeug von Paris
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MovieOct 16, 1925

Das Spielzeug von Paris

A British playboy in Paris …
A British playboy in Paris marries a dancer and convinces her to give up her career to move to a small cottage in the country. One night at a party given by her former manager, she is persuaded to perform one of the dances she was renowned for. That leads to a fight with her husband, who runs out of the party in the middle of a raging storm. Her subsequent search for him ends up placing her life in danger.
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Michael Curtiz
Marriage1925

Michael Curtiz

Michael Curtiz ( kur-TEEZ; born Manó Kaminer; December …
Michael Curtiz ( kur-TEEZ; born Manó Kaminer; December 24, 1886 – April 11, 1962) was a Hungarian-born American film director, recognized as one of the most prolific directors in history. He directed classic films from the silent era and numerous others during Hollywood's Golden Age, when the studio system was prevalent.
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1924
The Clairvoyant
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MovieOct 31, 1924

The Clairvoyant

Jean is thrown out of the house by his father, a remarried …
Jean is thrown out of the house by his father, a remarried politician, out of jealousy for his friendship with his mother-in-law. He finds refuge at an artist's apartment. In the same building lives a famous fortune teller that the mother-in-law just happens to consult. With her help, Jean will be able to marry his young sweetheart and his father will solve his political troubles.
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Michael Curtiz
Relationship1924

Michael Curtiz

Michael Curtiz ( kur-TEEZ; born Manó Kaminer; December …
Michael Curtiz ( kur-TEEZ; born Manó Kaminer; December 24, 1886 – April 11, 1962) was a Hungarian-born American film director, recognized as one of the most prolific directors in history. He directed classic films from the silent era and numerous others during Hollywood's Golden Age, when the studio system was prevalent.
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1922
Maman Pierre
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MovieSep 15, 1922

Maman Pierre

Maman Pierre released.
La fille sauvage
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MovieJul 14, 1922

La fille sauvage

La fille sauvage released.
L'empereur des pauvres
MovieFeb 24, 1922

L'empereur des pauvres

Marc Anavan, a rich young …
Marc Anavan, a rich young man, leads a profligate life and when he understands his fortune is about to evaporate he decides to change his life, to become a vagabond and to do good around him. The task is not easy but his faith in his mission and the love of Silvette will help Marc to overcome all the hardships on his way.
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1904
Lili Damita
BirthJuly 1904

Lili Damita

Lili Damita was born.
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