Zarah Leander (1907–1981)

Actress | Music Department | Composer

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  • Zarah Leander in Premiere (1937)
  • Zarah Leander in Die große Liebe (1942)
  • Zarah Leander in The Blue Fox (1938)
  • Zarah Leander and Viktor Staal in To New Shores (1937)
  • Lissy Arna and Zarah Leander in To New Shores (1937)
  • Zarah Leander in To New Shores (1937)

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Trivia

According to a 2004 book by Anthony Beevor, ("The Mystery of Olga Chekhova"), she worked for Soviet intelligence during World War II, passing information about Nazi Germany to a Soviet contact during her visits home to Sweden.


Trademark

Was known for portraying glamorously elegant martyrs in most of the films she made in Nazi Germany, such as: Queen Mary of Scots, a famous opera singer disowned by her father, a music hall star covering up for her lover's crimes, etc.


Nickname

The Empress of UFA


Star Sign

Pisces

Personal Details

Born

Sara Stina Hedberg

Karlstad, Värmlands län, Sweden

Died

(age 74)
Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden

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