Sonja Ziemann is confirmed dead at the age of 94.
Sonja was best known as a German actress (The Black Forest Girl).
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Sonja Ziemann
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Ziemann in 2006
Born
Sonja Alice Selma Toni Ziemann

(1926-02-08) 8 February 1926 (age 94)
NationalityGerman
OccupationFilm actor
Years active1942-1997
Spouse(s)Rudolf Hambach (1952-1956) (divorced) (1 child)
Marek Hlasko (1962-1965) (divorced)
Charles Regnier (1972-2001) (his death)
ChildrenPierre Hambach (1953-1970)
Sonja Alice Selma Toni Ziemann (8 February 1926 in Eichwalde, Province of Brandenburg - 18 February 2020) was a German film and television actress.
Contents
1 Career
2 Personal life
3 Filmography
4 References
5 External links
Career
Beginning in 1941, Ziemann performed in operettas and revues. Following World War II, her performances primarily came at the Metropol-Theater in Berlin.
Ziemann began working in films when she was 15, and by age 18 "was a star of the first magnitude". She was a notable German film star in the 1950s, particularly in the Heimatfilm genre. She formed a screen couple with actor Rudolf Prack in a number of films, including The Black Forest Girl (1950) and The Heath Is Green (1951). Both films were viewed by over 15 million people in the cinema, making them two of the most successful films of the German post-war era.
Ziemann's work took on more of an international scope in the 1960s as she co-starred in The Secret Ways (1961), her first American film, and appeared in The Bridge at Remagen (1969).
In 1962, Ziemann returned to the stage, portraying Eliza Dolittle in productions of My Fair Lady in Zurich and Munich. She continued to appear on stage in various productions in the 1970s.
Personal life
With her first husband, the industralist Rudolf Hambach, Ziemann had a son named Pierre who died in 1970 at age 16 from cancer. In 1961, Ziemann married Polish novelist Marek Hlasko. In 1965, he divorced his wife. From 1972 until his death in 2001, she was married with her acting colleague Charles Regnier.
Filmography
A Gust of Wind (1942) - Gina Galassi
Die Jungfern vom Bischofsberg (1943)
Geliebter Schatz (1943) - Lette Eilers
Hundstage (1944) - Marion Seidel
Eine kleine Sommermelodie (1944) - Helga Gutentag
Freunde (1945) - Vilma
Tell the Truth (1946) - Lisa - seine Freundin
Allez Hopp (1946) - Patsy
King of Hearts (1947) - Dagmar Mauritius
Ghost in the Castle (1947) - Bianca
Liebe nach Noten (1947) - Mimi, Barners Nichte
Thank You, I'm Fine (1948) - Irmgard Holk
Paths in Twilight (1948) - Lissy Stenzel
Nothing But Coincidence (1949) - Gerti Danzer
My Wife's Friends (1949) - Fee Freiberg - Kabarettistin
Nights on the Nile (1949) - Susanne
Um eine NasenlÀnge (1949) - Anni Klingebeil
After the Rain Comes Sunshine (1949) - Sabine
The Black Forest Girl (1950) - KĂ€the
Maharadscha wider Willen (1950) - Brigitte Brummer - seine Tochter
One Night Apart (1950) - BĂ€rbele Riederle
The Merry Wives of Windsor (1950) - Frau Fluth (Mistress Ford)
You Have to be Beautiful (1951) - Maria Schippe
Die Frauen des Herrn S. (1951) - Euritrite
Johannes und die 13 Schönheitsköniginnen (1951) - Wally, ZigarettenverkÀuferin
The Heath Is Green (1951) - Helga
The Thief of Bagdad (1952) - Fatme, die Diebin von Bagdad
I Can't Marry Them All (1952) - Dschidschi
Made in Heaven (1952) - Marta
At the Well in Front of the Gate (1952) - Inge Bachner
Dutch Girl (1953) - Antje
Christina (1953)
Life Begins at Seventeen (1953) - Madelien de Jeu
The Private Secretary (1953) - Gerda Weber
It Was Always So Nice With You (1954) - BallettÀnzerin
My Sister and I (1954) - Christine
The Seven Dresses of Katrin (1954) - Katrin Burian
The Big Star Parade (1954) - Sonja Ziemann
The Little Czar (1954) - Sonja / Sonja Ilyanova
Love Without Illusions (1955) - Ursula
I Was an Ugly Girl (1955) - Anneliese Howald
MĂ€dchen ohne Grenzen (1955) - Helga Gruber
The Bath in the Barn (1956) - Antje, Frau des BĂŒrgermeisters
Dany, bitte schreiben Sie (1956) - Daniela 'Dany' Ruland
Opera Ball (1956) - Helene Hollinger, seine Frau
Emperor's Ball (1956) - Franzi
Nothing But Trouble with Love (1956)
Supreme Confession (1956) - Giovanna
The Zurich Engagement (1957) - Sonja Ziemann
Spring in Berlin (1957) - Nicoline
Doctor Bertram (1957) - Nelly
The Italians They Are Crazy (1958)
Tabarin (1958) - Rosine Forestier
The Eighth Day of the Week (1958) - Agnieszka Walicka
Serenade of Texas (1958) - Sylvia
Stalingrad: Dogs, Do You Want to Live Forever? (1959) - Katja
Liebe auf krummen Beinen  (1959) - Eva
Menschen im Hotel (1959) - FlÀmmchen
Rebel Flight to Cuba (1959) - Carka
Strafbataillon 999  (1960) - Julia Deutschmann
Darkness Fell on Gotenhafen (1960) - Maria Reiser
The Nabob Affair (1960) - La milliardaire
The Secret Ways (1961) - Julia
Denn das Weib ist schwach (1961) - Hanna SchÀferkamp
A Matter of WHO (1961) - Michele
The Dream of Lieschen Mueller (1961) - Lieschen MĂŒller
Her Most Beautiful Day (1962) - Helen
Journey Into Nowhere (1962) - Maria
Axel Munthe, The Doctor of San Michele (1962) - Prinzessin Clementine
FrĂŒhstĂŒck mit dem Tod (1964) - RechtsanwĂ€ltin Jane Painter-Talbot
HallÞj i himmelsengen  (1965) - Margot
The Bridge at Remagen (1969) - Greta Holzgang
De Sade (1969) - La Beauvoisin
Das Messer  (1971, TV Mini-Series) - Mrs. Corby
Germaine Damar - Der tanzende Stern (2011, TV Movie documentary) - Herself (final film role)
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