Barbara Valentin

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Barbara Valentin
Born Ursula Ledersteger
(1940-12-15)15 December 1940
Vienna, Austria
Died 22 February 2002(2002-02-22) (aged 61)
Munich, Germany
Other names Barbara Valentine
Occupation Actress
Years active 1959-2001
Spouse(s) Helmut Dietl (1976-1983)
John Ashton (1983-1986)

Barbara Valentin (15 December 1940 – 22 February 2002) was an Austrian actress. She worked in film, often with Rainer Werner Fassbinder.


Born Ursula Ledersteger in Vienna, Austria, Valentin was dubbed the German Jayne Mansfield during her acting career. On 22 February 2002 Valentin died of a stroke in Munich. She is buried in the Ostfriedhof in Munich.

Selected filmography[edit]

Films directed by Fassbinder except where stated


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