“The fame that can completely alter the personality of a human being has no power over me. Why? That’s how I am, and I can’t be otherwise.”
Marie Magdelene Dietrich aka Marlene Dietrich was born on December 27, 1901, and died May 7, 1992. She is ranked as the ninth greatest star of all time by the American Film Institute and, and is remembered for her unmatched sophistication and “classic mystery,” in the words of Garson Kanin.