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Kaufmann in 2014
Christine Maria Kaufmann
11 January 1945
|Died||28 March 2017
|Occupation||Actress, author, businesswoman|
(m. 1963; div. 1968)
Christine Maria Kaufmann (11 January 1945 – 28 March 2017) was a German-Austrian actress, author, and businesswoman. She won the Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actress in 1961, the first German to be so honoured.
Kaufmann was known for her roles in The White Horse Inn (1952), Rose-Girl Resli (1954), The Last Days of Pompeii (1959), Town Without Pity (1961) and in Escape from East Berlin (1962).
At age 18 in 1963, Kaufmann married Tony Curtis. They had two daughters, Alexandra and Allegra. The couple divorced in 1968.
Kaufmann was called the "most beautiful grandmother in Germany".
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