Lilli Palmer

Born May 24, 1914

Lilli Palmer, born Lilli Marie Peiser, was a German actress. She won the Volpi Cup, the Deutscher Filmpreis three times, and was nominated twice for a Golden Globe Award.

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1914 Birth Born on May 24, 1914.


1943 29 Years Old She married actor Rex Harrison 25 January 1943, and followed him to Hollywood in 1945. … Read More


1951 37 Years Old She also periodically appeared in stage plays as well as hosting her own television series in 1951. … Read More
1953 39 Years Old She won the Volpi Cup for Best Actress in 1953 for The Four Poster.


1954 40 Years Old Palmer returned to Germany in 1954 where she played roles in many films and television productions. … Read More
1956 42 Years Old Harrison and Palmer divorced in 1956; they had one son, Carey Harrison, born in 1944.
1957 43 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1957, she won the Deutscher Filmpreis for Best Actress for her portrayal of Anna Anderson in The Story of Anastasia, called Is Anna Anderson Anastasia? in the UK.
1958 44 Years Old In 1958, she played the role of a teacher opposite Romy Schneider in Mädchen in Uniform (Girls in Uniform), the remake of the 1931 film of the same title.
1961 47 Years Old Ms. Palmer starred with Fred Astaire and Debbie Reynolds in The Pleasure of His Company in 1961. … Read More


1974 60 Years Old On the small screen, in 1974 she starred as Manouche Roget in the six-part television drama series The Zoo Gang, about a group of former underground freedom fighters from the Second World War, with Brian Keith, Sir John Mills and Barry Morse.
1975 61 Years Old A talented writer, Palmer published a memoir, Change Lobsters and Dance, in 1975. … Read More
1978 64 Years Old She wrote a full-length work of fiction presented as a novel rather than a memoir, The Red Raven in 1978.
1986 72 Years Old Died on January 27, 1986.
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