Lida Baarova

 

 

Age: 86

 

Summary: Czech beautiful actress who was one of the most famous and successful Czech actresses to have ever lived, whose career spanned over 70 years in the course of which she starred in a whole number of both Czech and German film classics, who even made it into Federico Fellini's I Vitelloni in 1953, but who is perhaps best known for her life off-screen as one of Czech film's most unhappy characters, who turned down Hollywood to become the mistress of Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels and her career reached its peak in Nazi Germany shortly before World War II, who was jailed for a year and a half after the war for having collaborated with the Nazis and emigrated to Austria, where she remained for the rest of her life.

 

 

Cause of Death: Lengthy illness

 

Born: September 7, 1914

 

Died: October 27, 2000

 

Location: Salzburg, Austria