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German-American Film Actress

Luise Rainer

  • Jan 12, 1910 - Dec 30, 2014 (age 104)
  • 5' 4" (1.63 m)
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2014
Luise Rainer
PersonalDecember 2014

Luise Rainer

Luise Rainer passed away.
1997
The Gambler
MovieOct 30, 1997

The Gambler

Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky must write a …
Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky must write a novel in 27 days in a deal to pay off his gambling debts, and feverishly dictates the novel 'The Gambler'.
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1992
MGM: When the Lion Roars
TV ShowMar 22, 1992

MGM: When the Lion Roars

The history of Metro …
The history of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios.
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1991
A Dancer
MovieAug 11, 1991

A Dancer

Part of the By Herself series of individual dramas created for …
Part of the By Herself series of individual dramas created for Channel 4, A dancer explores the emotional moment when two former lovers, separated by their profession, meet again.
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1987
Happy 100th Birthday, Hollywood
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TV ShowMay 18, 1987

Happy 100th Birthday, Hollywood

Happy 100th Birthday, …
Happy 100th Birthday, Hollywood is a 1987 documentary film written by William Moritz and Hildy Parks, directed by Jeff Margolis.
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1986
American Masters
TV ShowJun 22, 1986

American Masters

American Masters is a PBS television series which …
American Masters is a PBS television series which produces biographies on enduring writers, musicians, visual and performing artists, dramatists, filmmakers, and those who have left an indelible impression on the cultural landscape of the United States. It is produced by WNET in New York City. The show debuted on PBS in 1986.
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1978
The South Bank Show
TV ShowJan 14, 1978

The South Bank Show

The South Bank Show is a British television arts magazine …
The South Bank Show is a British television arts magazine show. It was originally produced by London Weekend Television and broadcast on ITV between 1978 and 2010. A new version of the series began on Sky Arts from 27 May 2012. Conceived, written and presented by former BBC arts broadcaster Melvyn Bragg, the show aims to bring both high art and popular culture to a mass audience.
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1977
The Love Boat
TV ShowSep 24, 1977

The Love Boat

The Love Boat is an American comedy/drama television …
The Love Boat is an American comedy/drama television series set on luxury passenger cruise ship S.S. Pacific Princess, which aired on the ABC television network from May 5, 1977 until May 24, 1986; plus, four three-hour long specials aired in 1986, 1987, and 1990. The series revolves around the ship's captain Merrill Stubing (played by Gavin MacLeod) and a handful of its crew, with several passengers—played by various guest star actors for each episode—having romantic and humorous adventures. It was part of ABC's popular Saturday-night lineup of the time, which also included Fantasy Island until that series ended two years earlier in 1984.
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1963
Die kleinen Füchse
TV ShowNov 22, 1963

Die kleinen Füchse

Die kleinen Füchse released.
1962
Combat!
TV ShowOct 2, 1962

Combat!

Combat! is an American television program that originally aired …
Combat! is an American television program that originally aired on ABC from 1962 until 1967. The exclamation point in Combat! was depicted on-screen as a stylized bayonet. The show covered the grim lives of a squad of American soldiers fighting the Germans in France during World War II. The episode "A Day In June" shows D-Day as a flashback, hence the action occurs during and after June 1944. The program starred Rick Jason as platoon leader Second Lieutenant Gil Hanley and Vic Morrow as Sergeant "Chip" Saunders. The series was unusual in that Jason and Morrow would play the lead in alternating episodes.
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1951
Schlitz Playhouse of Stars
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TV ShowOct 5, 1951

Schlitz Playhouse of Stars

Schlitz Playhouse of Stars is …
Schlitz Playhouse of Stars is an anthology series that was telecast from 1951 until 1959 on CBS. Offering both comedies and drama, the series was sponsored by the Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company. The title was shortened to Schlitz Playhouse, beginning with the fall 1957 season.
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Faith Baldwin Romance Theatre
TV ShowJan 20, 1951

Faith Baldwin Romance Theatre

Dramatic, anthology series …
Dramatic, anthology series hosted by writer Faith Baldwin shown on Saturday afternoons. Initially, the show was on weekly but starting with episode 1.4, it was shown biweekly.
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1950
Lux Video Theatre
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TV ShowOct 2, 1950

Lux Video Theatre

Lux Video Theatre is an American television anthology series …
Lux Video Theatre is an American television anthology series that was produced from 1950 until 1957. The series presented both comedy and drama in original teleplays, as well as abridged adaptations of films and plays.
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The Arthur Murray Party
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TV ShowJul 20, 1950

The Arthur Murray Party

The Arthur Murray Party is …
The Arthur Murray Party is an American television variety show which ran from July 1950 until September 1960. The show was hosted by famous dancers Arthur and Kathryn Murray, and was basically one long advertisement for their chain of dance studios. Each week the couple performed a mystery dance, and the viewer who correctly identified the dance would receive two free lessons at a local studio.
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The Ken Murray Show
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TV ShowJan 7, 1950

The Ken Murray Show

Former child vaudevillian, producer and entertainer Ken Murray …
Former child vaudevillian, producer and entertainer Ken Murray hosted this comedy/variety show for three seasons. Featuring a large cast, impresive sets and lots of beautiful "Glamourlovelies", Murray was very much an old time stage performer, sporting a fedora, cigar and cane. His trademark set was the corner of Hollywood and Vine. In an unusual twist for a mostly comedy show, he regularly featured a live performance of a dramatic scene from a play or movie. He had a soft spot for older vaudeville performers and had them on often and because he was much-loved Hollywood figure, he was able to get major stars to appear, sometimes simply in quick cameos.
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1949
By Candlelight
MovieNov 27, 1949

By Candlelight

By Candlelight released.
Suspense
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TV ShowJan 6, 1949

Suspense

Suspense is an American television anthology series that ran on …
Suspense is an American television anthology series that ran on CBS Television from 1949 to 1954. It was adapted from the radio program of the same name which ran from 1942 to 1962.
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1948
The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre
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TV ShowSep 27, 1948

The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre

The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre …
The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre was a live, half-hour dramatic anthology series that ran for two seasons on NBC. The show is also know as Chevrolet on Broadway and The Broadway Playhouse.
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1946
Francesca Knittel-Bowyer
ChildJune 1946

Francesca Knittel-Bowyer

Francesca Knittel-Bowyer …
Francesca Knittel-Bowyer was born on June 2, 1946 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Dan's Motel (1982). She was previously married to James Bowyer and Signore Norsa.
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1945
Robert Knittel
MarriageJuly 1945

Robert Knittel

Married Robert Knittel.
1943
Hostages
MovieAug 12, 1943

Hostages

A group of twenty-six Czechoslovakian citizens are …
A group of twenty-six Czechoslovakian citizens are jailed until a 50,000 crown reward by the Gestapo uncovers the supposed killer of a Nazi officer whom virtually everyone suspects committed suicide.
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1938
Dramatic School
MovieDec 9, 1938

Dramatic School

Aspiring actress Louise Muban attends the prestigious Paris …
Aspiring actress Louise Muban attends the prestigious Paris School of Drama during the day and works at a dreary factory assembling gas meters at night. She daydreams and "acts" her way through life, and her fellow students at school begin to suspect her stories are just that - fabrications. After Louise begins to weave an actual meeting with a debonair playboy into a fantasy of club dates and romance, her co-student Nana discovers the lie when she too meets the playboy. Nana sets a trap for Louise, and the result is an end to one fantasy and the realization of another.
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The Great Waltz
MovieNov 4, 1938

The Great Waltz

In 1845 Vienna, Johann Strauss II - Schani to his friends - would …
In 1845 Vienna, Johann Strauss II - Schani to his friends - would rather write and perform waltzes than anything else, this at a time when a waltz is not considered proper society music. ...
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The Toy Wife
MovieJun 10, 1938

The Toy Wife

'The toy wife' or how to spoil your own life and the lives of …
'The toy wife' or how to spoil your own life and the lives of others by being fickle and frivolous. This is the story of Gilberte, a beautiful sixteen-year-old girl who charms, attracts and seduces all the men she meets. Back in Louisiana after a stay in France, she will steal her fiancé from her loving and beloved sister Louise. Once married with George, she will prove a poor mother for little Georgie, a poor manager of the plantation and an unfaithful wife. She indeed starts an affair with André, the dashing young man she actually loves. Tragedy will ensue.
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1937
Big City
MovieSep 3, 1937

Big City

To avoid a taxi war, city officials blame a gang bombing on …
To avoid a taxi war, city officials blame a gang bombing on driver Joe Benton's wife Anna and put her on a ship to deport her. The mayor is speaker at a boxers' banquet where Joe pleads for...
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The Emperor's Candlesticks
MovieJul 2, 1937

The Emperor's Candlesticks

A male Polish secret agent …
A male Polish secret agent and a female Russian secret-police spy smuggle messages to St. Petersburg in candlesticks. While chasing after stolen candlesticks they discover each other's identity and fall in love.
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The Good Earth
MovieJan 29, 1937

The Good Earth

The many ups and downs in the lives of Chinese farmers …
The many ups and downs in the lives of Chinese farmers Wang Lung and O-Lan. Though the couple initially finds success farming their land, their fortunes decline, and lean times follow. Later, when Wang Lung and O-Lan once again reap bountiful harvests and raise a family, the presence of the beautiful young Lotus complicates their lives further.
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Clifford Odets
Marriage1937

Clifford Odets

Clifford Odets (July 18, 1906 – August 14, 1963) was an …
Clifford Odets (July 18, 1906 – August 14, 1963) was an American playwright, screenwriter, and director. Odets was widely seen as successor to Nobel Prize-winning playwright Eugene O'Neill as O'Neill began to retire from Broadway's commercial pressures and increasing critical opprobrium in the mid-1930s. From early 1935 on, Odets' socially relevant dramas proved extremely influential, particularly for the remainder of the Great Depression. Odets' works inspired the next several generations of playwrights, including Arthur Miller, Paddy Chayefsky, Neil Simon, David Mamet, and Jon Robin Baitz. After the production of his play Clash by Night in the 1941-42 season, Odets focused his energies on film projects, remaining in Hollywood for the next seven years. He began to be eclipsed by such playwrights as Miller, Tennessee Williams and, in 1950, William Inge.
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Best Actress
Award1937

Best Actress

Won award for "The Good Earth".
Academy Award
Best Actress
Nomination1937

Best Actress

Nominated for "The Good Earth".
Academy Award
1936
The Great Ziegfeld
MovieMar 22, 1936

The Great Ziegfeld

This lively biopic depicts the rise of Florenz Ziegfeld Jr., a …
This lively biopic depicts the rise of Florenz Ziegfeld Jr., a theater producer who became renowned during the 1920s for his lavish stage productions. Starting out by promoting individual performers, Ziegfeld established revues featuring dozens of women, shows that developed into his famous Ziegfeld Follies on Broadway. His appreciation of women is also apparent off-stage, leading to a love triangle involving actresses Anna Held and Billie Burke.
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Clifford Odets
Relationship1936

Clifford Odets

Clifford Odets (July 18, 1906 – August 14, 1963) was an …
Clifford Odets (July 18, 1906 – August 14, 1963) was an American playwright, screenwriter, and director. Odets was widely seen as successor to Nobel Prize-winning playwright Eugene O'Neill as O'Neill began to retire from Broadway's commercial pressures and increasing critical opprobrium in the mid-1930s. From early 1935 on, Odets' socially relevant dramas proved extremely influential, particularly for the remainder of the Great Depression. Odets' works inspired the next several generations of playwrights, including Arthur Miller, Paddy Chayefsky, Neil Simon, David Mamet, and Jon Robin Baitz. After the production of his play Clash by Night in the 1941-42 season, Odets focused his energies on film projects, remaining in Hollywood for the next seven years. He began to be eclipsed by such playwrights as Miller, Tennessee Williams and, in 1950, William Inge.
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Best Actress
Nomination1936

Best Actress

Nominated for "The Great Ziegfeld".
Academy Award
Best Actress
Award1936

Best Actress

Won award for "The Great Ziegfeld".
Academy Award
1935
Escapade
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MovieJul 6, 1935

Escapade

Escapade released.
1933
Heut' kommt's drauf an
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MovieMar 17, 1933

Heut' kommt's drauf an

Heut' kommt's drauf an released.
1932
Sehnsucht 202
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MovieSep 9, 1932

Sehnsucht 202

A musical comedy set in Vienna. The title refers to the name …
A musical comedy set in Vienna. The title refers to the name of a perfume. Two young women reply to newspaper advertisements but their replies are confused. The two young directors of the ...
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1910
Luise Rainer
Birth1910

Luise Rainer

Luise Rainer was born.
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