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Encyclopedia > Lili Palmer
Lilli Palmer (with husband Rex Harrison), 1950.

Lilli Palmer, born Lillie Marie Peiser, (May 24, 1914January 27, 1986) was a German actress. Lilli Palmer File links The following pages link to this file: Lilli Palmer ... Lilli Palmer File links The following pages link to this file: Lilli Palmer ... May 24 is the 144th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (145th in leap years). ... 1914 (MCMXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... January 27 is the 27th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Palmer, who took her surname from an English actress she admired, was one of three daughters born to Dr. Alfred Peiser, a German Jewish surgeon, and Rose Lissman, an Austrian Jewish stage actress in Posen, Prussia, Germany (then - after WW I - Poznań, Poland). She studied drama in Berlin before fleeing to Paris in 1933 following the Nazi takeover. While performing in cabarets, she attracted the attention of British talent scouts and was offered a contract by Gaumont-British. She made her screen debut in Crime Unlimited (1935) and appeared in British films for the next decade. The word Jew ( Hebrew: יהודי) is used in a wide number of ways, but generally refers to a follower of the Jewish faith, a child of a Jewish mother, or someone of Jewish descent with a connection to Jewish culture or ethnicity and often a combination... PoznaÅ„ ( ; full official name: The Capital City of PoznaÅ„, Polish: StoÅ‚eczne Miasto PoznaÅ„ (Latin: , German: , Yiddish: פּױזן Poyzn) is a city in west-central Poland with over 578,900 inhabitants (2002). ... Motto: Suum cuique Latin: To each his own Prussia at its peak, as leading state of the German Empire Capital Königsberg, later Berlin Political structure Duchy, Kingdom, Republic Duke1  - 1525–68 Albert I  - 1688–1701 Frederick III King1  - 1701–13 Frederick I  - 1888–1918 William II Prime Minister1,2... Berlin is the capital city and one of the sixteen states of the Federal Republic of Germany. ... City flag City coat of arms Motto: Fluctuat nec mergitur (Latin: Tossed by the waves, she does not sink) Paris Eiffel tower as seen from the esplanade du Trocadéro. ... National Socialism redirects here. ... Cabaret is a form of entertainment featuring comedy, song, dance, and theatre, distinguished mainly by the performance venue - a restaurant or nightclub with a stage for performances and the audience sitting around the tables (often dining or drinking) watching the performance. ... Gaumont is a French film production company and is the worlds oldest film company. ...


In 1943, she married actor Rex Harrison and followed him to Hollywood in 1945. She signed with Warner Brothers and appeared in several films, notably Cloak and Dagger (1946) and Body and Soul (1947). She also periodically appeared in stage plays as well as hosting her own television series in 1951. Harrison and Palmer appeared together in the hit Broadway play Bell, Book and Candle in the early 50s and later starred in the film version of The Fourposter (1952). Harrison and Palmer divorced in 1957. They had one son, Rex Carey Alfred Harrison, born in 1944. Sir Reginald Carey Rex Harrison (b. ... ... Warner Bros. ... Cloak and Dagger is a 1946 film directed by Fritz Lang, starring Gary Cooper. ...


Palmer went on to play both leading and supporting parts in the U.S. and abroad. On the small screen, in 1974 she starred as "Manouche 'The Leopard' Roget" in the six-part television drama series The Zoo Gang, about a group of former underground freedom fighters from World War II, with Brian Keith, Sir John Mills, and Barry Morse. Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Brian Keith (November 14, 1921 – June 24, 1997) was an American stage, film and television actor. ... John Mills as Professor Bernard Quatermass in the Thames Television science-fiction serial Quatermass (1979). ... Barry Morse in Space: 1999, 1975 Barry Morse (born June 10, 1918, Shoreditch) is an English actor best known for a number of his television roles. ...


She was married to Argentine actor Carlos Thompson from 1958 until her death in Los Angeles from cancer in 1986 at the age of 71. A talented writer, she published her memoirs Change Lobsters and Dance in 1975 and a novel, The Red Raven in 1978. Carlos Thompson (7 June 1923 - 10 October 1990) was an Argentinian film actor, chiefly known to English speakers for his appearance as Carlos Varela in the 1963 ITC Entertainment series The Sentimental Agent. ... Year 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... Cancer is a class of diseases or disorders characterized by uncontrolled division of cells and the ability of these to spread, either by direct growth into adjacent tissue through invasion, or by implantation into distant sites by metastasis (where cancer cells are transported through the bloodstream or lymphatic system). ...


Lilli Palmer is interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California.


References

Palmer, Lilli. Change Lobsters and Dance: An Autobiography. New York: Macmillan, 1975. ISBN 0-02-594610-2


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