Helene Thimig

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Helene Thimig
Born(1889-06-05)5 June 1889
Died7 November 1974(1974-11-07) (aged 85)
Vienna, Austria
Other namesHelen Thimig
OccupationFilm actress
Stage actress
Years active1932–1972 (film)
Spouse(s)Max Reinhardt (1935-1943; his death)

Helene Thimig (June 5, 1889 – November 7, 1974) was an Austrian stage and film actress. She was the daughter of the actor Hugo Thimig and the sister of Hermann Thimig and Hans Thimig.

Personal life[edit]

Thimig was married to the stage impresario Max Reinhardt from 1935 until his death in 1943. Thimig went into exile in the United States during the Nazi era, but returned to Europe after World War II.[1] She died in her native Vienna in 1974 of heart failure.[2]

Selected filmography[edit]



  • Sutter Fichtner, Paula. Historical Dictionary of Austria.Scarecrow Press, 2009.

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