Brigitte Horney
Date of Birth
Mar 29, 1911
Birth Place:
Berlin-Dahlem, Germany


A replacement, in many respects, for the Hollywood-bound Marlene Dietrich, beautiful and slightly exotic-looking Brigitte Horney was the daughter of noted psychiatrist Else Danielsen and grew up in some opulence in the Berlin suburb of Dahlem. A friendship with theater magnate Max Reinhardt led in 1930 to a role as a sales clerk in Robert Siodmak's Billy Wilder-scripted Abschied (1930) but Horney...