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Luise Rainer

Actress Luise Rainer

Profession: Actress

United States of America

Why Famous: The Great Ziegfeld (1936), The Good Earth (1937) and The Great Waltz (1938).

Born: January 12, 1910
Birthplace: Düsseldorf, Germany

Generation: Greatest Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn

Died: December 30, 2014 (aged 104)
Cause of Death: Pneumonia

Events in the Life of Luise Rainer

  • 1936-03-22 "The Great Ziegfeld" directed by Robert Z. Leonard and starring William Powell and Luise Rainer premieres in Los Angeles (Best Picture 1937
  • 1937-03-04 9th Academy Awards: "The Great Ziegfeld", Paul Muni & Luise Rainer wins
  • 1938-03-10 10th Academy Awards: "The Life of Emile Zola", Spencer Tracy & Luise Rainer win

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