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Marlene Dietrich

Marlene Dietrich
Photo: Paramount Pictures, Josef von Sternberg / Public domain / Wikimedia Commons

Birth Date

December 27, 1901


May 6, 1992


Germany - U.S.

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color



5 ft 4½ in | 164 cm

Body Measurements

36-26-33 in | 91.5-66-84 cm


56 kg | 124 lbs

Bra Size


Shoe size

7 US | 37.5 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Marie Magdalene "Marlene" Dietrich was born in Schöneberg, Berlin, Germany, on December 27, 1901, was an German-American actress.

Young Marlene Dietrich first started her career as a chorus girl in a vaudeville and revues entertainments.

She began her professional acting career on Berlin stage and in German silent films.

She made her big screen debut in German silent comedy film The Little Napoleon (1933) in role as Kathrin.

Marlene's breakthrough performance came as Lola-Lola in German tragicomedic movie The Blue Angel (1930).

She starred on Broadway twice (1967 and 1968), for which she won a Special Tony Award in 1968.

She recorded her version of "Lili Marlene" in 1945.

She released her debut studio album "Overseas" in 1951.

Marlene Dietrich Height and Weight

How tall was Marlene Dietrich and what was her weight? Marlene Dietrich's height was 5' 4½" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 164 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight was 124 іn pоunds or 56 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Marlene Dietrich Body Measurements

Marlene Dietrich body measurements was bust-waist-hip 36-26-33 in inches or 91.5-66-84 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size was 34C with cup size C.

Best Movies

She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role as Amy Jolly in Pre-Code romantic drama film Morocco (1930).

She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Drama and won the Faro Island Film Festival Golden Train Award for Best Actress for her role as Christine Vole in courtroom drama film Witness for the Prosecution (1957).

She won the David di Donatello Special David Award for her role as Frau Bertholt in courtroom drama movie Judgment at Nuremberg (1961).

Destry Rides Again (1939) Western as Frenchy

Blonde Venus (1932) pre-Code drama as Helen Faraday

The Scarlet Empress (1934) historical drama as Princess Sophie Friederike

Shanghai Express (1932) pre-Code drama as Shanghai Lily

Stage Fright (1950) thriller as Charlotte Inwood

Touch of Evil (1958) noir as Tanya

The Spoilers (1942) Western as Cherry Malotte

A Foreign Affair (1948) drama romance as Erika von Schlütow

Best TV Shows

She was paid $250,000 for concert format television special "An Evening with Marlene Dietrich", first broadcast in 1973.


Attended the Auguste-Viktoria Girls' School (1907-1917).

Graduated from the Victoria-Luise-Schule (today Goethe-Gymnasium) in Berlin-Wilmersdorf (1918).

Studied the violin.

She played violin in a pit orchestra for silent movies at Berlin cinema.

Had one older sister, Elisabeth.

First German actress to be Oscar nominated.

She was one of highest paid actress in the United States, also from the early 1950s until the mid-1970s she was a highly paid cabaret artist.

She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located on 6400 Hollywood Boulevard in 1960.

She was inducted into the OFTA Film Hall of Fame in 2003.

She released three studio albums:

Overseas (1951)

Die neue Marlene (1965)

Marlene singt Berlin, Berlin (1965)

She released four live albums:

Live at the Café de Paris (1954)

Dietrich in Rio (1959)

Wiedersehen mit Marlene (1960)

Dietrich in London (1965)

Became an American citizen on March 6, 1937.

Lived in apartment 12E at 993 Park Avenue in Manhattan.

Dietrich died on May 6, 1992, Paris, France, at the age of 90.


She was married to Rudolf Sieber (1923-1976), they had a daughter, Maria Riva.


She dated Burt Bacharach (1958-1963), Orson Welles (1958-1959), Yul Brynner (1950-1951), Édith Piaf (1947-1963), Frank Sinatra (1944-1946), Jean Gabin (1941-1946), John Wayne (1940-1943), Erich Maria Remarque (1937-1940), John Gilbert (1934-1936), Ernest Hemingway (1934-1960), Mercedes de Acosta (1932-1933), Douglas Fairbanks Jr. (1930-1938), Gary Cooper (1930-1931), Josef von Sternberg (1929-1935), Claire Waldoff (1926-1930) and Greta Garbo (1925).

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