Hildegard Knef

actress and singer
Born: Dec. 28, 1925
Birthplace: Ulm, Germany

Knef, a German actress and smoky-voiced singer, earned fame in the U.S. for her performance as a Soviet commissar in Cole Porter's Silk Stockings. She starred opposite Gregory Peck in The Snows of Kilimanjaro.

Died: Berlin, February 1, 2002
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