Romy Schneider

Austrian-german Actress
Born Sep 23, 1938

Romy Schneider was an Austrian-born German film actress who also held French citizenship.

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1938 Birth Born on September 23, 1938.
1945 6 Years Old After her parents' divorce in 1945, Magda took charge of Romy and her brother Wolfi, eventually supervising the young girl's career, often appearing alongside her daughter. … Read More


1953 14 Years Old Romy Schneider's first film, made when she was 15, was Wenn der weiße Flieder wieder blüht (When the White Lilacs Bloom Again) in 1953, credited as Romy Schneider-Albach.
1954 15 Years Old In 1954, Schneider for the first time portrayed a royal, playing a young Queen Victoria in the Austrian film Mädchenjahre einer Königin (known in the U.S. as The Story of Vickie and in Britain as Victoria in Dover). … Read More
1958 19 Years Old …  In 1958 she met Alain Delon and they became engaged; Schneider moved to France where she made successful and critically acclaimed films with some of the most notable film directors of that era.


1959 20 Years Old She left Germany to join him in Paris and they announced their engagement in 1959. … Read More
1962 23 Years Old In 1962 Schneider played Anna in Sacha Pitoëff's production of Chekhov's play The Seagull, also at the Théâtre Moderne. … Read More
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Her engagement to Delon ended in 1963 and Schneider subsequently married twice. … Read More
1966 27 Years Old Following the end of her relationship with Delon, Schneider married German director and actor Harry Meyen in July 1966. … Read More


1975 36 Years Old In 1975, Schneider married Daniel Biasini, her private secretary; they separated in 1981. … Read More


In May 1982, aged 43, Schneider was found dead of cardiac arrest in her Paris apartment. … Read More
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