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Camilla Horn

  • Birth 25 Apr 1903
  • Death 14 Aug 1996
  • Burial Herrsching, Starnberger Landkreis, Bavaria (Bayern), Germany
  • Plot Teil IV, Feld 4
  • Memorial ID 8726481

Actress. Born in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany. With Marlene Dietrich, Horn worked as an extra and appeared in the 1926 German film “Madame Wunscht Keine Kinder” (Madame Doesn't Want Any Children.) One year later Horn made her great breakthrough. Actress Lillian Gish called off for the part of ‘Gretchen’ for the movie "Faust" and F.W. Murnau engaged the unknown Camilla Horn. The movie raised her to the state of a star. In 1928 she was the lover of producer Joseph M. Schenck and she was able to make several Hollywood movies, mostly playing vamps. In "Tempest" and in "Eternal Love" she starred with John Barrymore. Back in Germany she would appear in another seventy movies. Horn continued in the sound film to play in different countries and she appeared besides Germany also in England and France. As late as 1987 she had a part in "Schloß Königswald" for which she received the Bavarian Film Award.

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  • Added: 7 May 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8726481
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Camilla Horn (25 Apr 1903–14 Aug 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8726481, citing Herrsching Cemetery, Herrsching, Starnberger Landkreis, Bavaria (Bayern), Germany ; Maintained by Find A Grave .