1889 - 1974
The actress Helene Thimig was the daughter of the actor Hugo Thimig geboren. Her brothers Hans and Hermann Thimig became also famous actors.
Helene Thimig concentrated always to the theater and only appeared sporadically in front of the camera. Her career led her from Meiningen to the royal Schauspielhaus Berlin and finally to the Deutsches Theater Berlin. In Berlin she met the important theater director Max Reinhardt in 1917. They had a long lasting relationship and after the divorce of Max Reinhardt from the actress Else Heims they got married in 1935.
She made her film debut in 1932 with "Mensch ohne Namen" and was her
only German movie till the end of war.
She returned to Austria after the war and continued her impressive theater career. She also appeared in several German-speaking movies like "Der Engel mit der Posaune" (48), "Das Mädchen vom Pfarrhof" (55) and "Waldwinter" (56) and in the American production "Decision Before Dawn" (51).
Helene Thimig was among other also married with the actor Anton
Other movies with Helene Thimig: