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Wax statue of Romy Schneider at Musée Grevin

    Rosemarie Magdalena Albach, known as Romy Schneider (b. Vienna, German Reich, 1938 – d. 1982, Paris, France) was a German internationally acclaimed actress who was naturalized French. Beginning her career in the 1950s, Schneider gained fame for her roles in films like the « Sissi » series, where she portrayed Empress Elisabeth of Austria. Despite her professional success, Schneider faced personal challenges, including the tragic death of her son and the complexities of her relationships. Seeking refuge in France, she continued to work in French cinema, earning the César Award for Best Actress, leaving an enduring legacy as one of the most respected actresses in European cinema.

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