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Also Known As: Lillie Marie Peiser Died: January 27, 1986
Born: May 24, 1914 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: Germany Profession: actor, writer

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Poised, sophisticated leading lady who arrived in Paris from her native Germany in 1932 and eventually landed in England, where she made her screen debut in 1935. Palmer touched down in Hollywood in 1945 with her first husband, actor Rex Harrison, and returned to Europe nine years later, where she continued to appear in a number of international features.

Poised, sophisticated leading lady who arrived in Paris from her native Germany in 1932 and eventually landed in England, where she made her screen debut in 1935. Palmer touched down in Hollywood in 1945 with her first husband, actor Rex Harrison, and returned to Europe nine years later, where she continued to appear in a number of international features.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Holcroft Covenant, The (1985) Althene Holcroft
2.
 The Boys From Brazil (1978) Esther Lieberman
3.
 Lotte in Weimar (1975) Lotte
4.
 Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971) Madeleine's mother
5.
 De Sade (1969) Madame de Montreuil
7.
 Hard Contract (1969) Adrianne
8.
 Oedipus the King (1968) Jocasta
9.
 The High Commissioner (1968) Sheila Quentin
10.
 Devil in Silk (1968) Melanie
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1932:
Made stage debut in Berlin
:
Moved to Paris after Nazi takeover
1935:
Moved to London and made feature acting debut in "Crime Unlimited"
1945:
Came to US with her then-husband Rex Harrison
1946:
First US film to star in, Fritz Lang's "Cloak and Dagger"
1954:
Returned to Europe and pursued a multi-national film acting career
1978:
Publishes a novel, "The Red Raven"
1985:
Last feature appearance, "The Holcroft Covenant"
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Education

Ilka Gruning School of Acting, Berlin: -

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husband:
Rex Harrison. Actor. Married on January 25, 1943; divorced in 1957.
husband:
Carlos Thompson. Producer, writer, actor. Argentine; married in 1957; committed suicide.

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father:
Alfred Peiser. Surgeon.
mother:
Rose Peiser. Actor.
sister:
Maria Palmer. Actor. Born on September 5, 1924 in Vienna, Austria.
son:
Carey Harrison. Father, Rex Harrison.
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Bibliography close complete biography

"Change Lobsters and Dance"
"The Red Raven"
"Night Music"

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