Kristina Soderbaum
Date of Birth
Sep 05, 1912
Birth Place:
Stockholm, Sweden

Biography

One of the Nazi era's great female stars, blonde, blue-eyed Kristina Söderbaum was the typical modest and selfless maiden so favored by the regime. Having studied in Berlin with legendary actor Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Söderbaum skyrocketed to fame in Veit Harlan's Yugend (aka Youth [1938]), in which her character kills herself when small-minded neighbors drive her young lover away. She married Harlan...