1905 - 1994
The French actress Lily Damita was born as Lilliane Carré. She made her film debut for the French silent movies "La voyante" (23) and "Une femme dans la nuit" (24) before she went to Germany where she appeared in the movies "Das Spielzeug von Paris" (25), "Man spielt nicht mit der Liebe" (26) and "Fiaker Nr. 13" (26).
However her true career began only at the end of the 20's when the sound film arised in the USA and she was able to gain a foothold with some roles. Among others she played in the movies "The Rescue" (29), "Scandal in Paris" (29), "Fighting Caravans" (31) at Gary Cooper's side and "Brewster's Millions" (35).
In 1935 she got married with the up-and coming actor Errol Flynn, the
marriage was dissolved again in 1942.
Other movies with Lily Damita: