Luise Rainer

Luise Rainer
1910 - 2014

Luise Rainer  Austrian Actress


Luise Rainer (12 January 1910 – 30 December 2014) was a German and American film actress. She was the first actor to win multiple Academy Awards and the first person to win them consecutively. At the time of her death, she was the longest-lived indiv...

Confirmed Relationships3
Longest Relationship44 yrs, 6 mths
Average Relationship Length16 yrs, 3 mths
Rumored Relationships5
First Name Luise
Maiden Name Rainer
Full Name at Birth Luise Rainer
Alternative Name The Viennese Teardrop, The New Garbo
Age 104 (age at death) years
Birthday 12th January, 1910
Birthplace Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Died 30th December, 2014
Place of Death London, England, UK
Cause of Death Pneumonia
Height 5' 4" (163 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality Austrian
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Back to back Academy Awards for Best Actress for The Great Ziegfeld (1936) and The Good Earth (1937)
Year(s) Active 1926–1943, 1997, 1926–1997
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Father Heinz Rainer
Mother Emmy Koenigsberger Rainer
Family Member Francesca Knittel-Bowyer (daughter)
Friend Katherine Ann Porter, Charlie Chaplin, Erich Von Stroheim, Erich Maria Remarque, Paulette Goddard, Oona Chaplin
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Luise Rainer104 CapricornActress
Robert Knittel69Editor
Clifford Odets57 CancerPlaywright
William Wyler79 CancerDirector
Justin Mitchell97 CapricornRadio Personality
Erich Maria Remarque72 CancerWriter
Lewis Milestone84 LibraDirector
George Gershwin38 LibraComposer
Clarence Sinclair Bull83 GeminiPhotographer


Female194670 years old


The Gambler1997 Grandmother Movie
The Love Boat1977 Dorothy Fielding, Maggie Koerner TV Show
Combat!1962 Countess De Roy TV Show
Schlitz Playhouse1951 Chambermaid TV Show
Faith Baldwin Romance Theatre1951 TV Show
Lux Video Theatre1950 Mrs. Page TV Show
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre1950 Nina TV Show
Suspense1949 TV Show
By Candlelight1949 Elizabeth TV Movie
The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre1948 TV Show
Hostages1943 Milada Pressinger Movie
Dramatic School1938 Louise Mauban Movie
The Great Waltz1938 Poldi Vogelhuber Movie
The Toy Wife1938 Gilberte 'Frou Frou' Brigard Movie
Big City1937 Anna Benton Movie
The Emperor's Candlesticks1937 Countess Olga Mironova Movie
The Good Earth1937 O-Lan Movie
The Great Ziegfeld1936 Anna Held Movie
Escapade1935 Leopoldine Dur Movie
Heut' kommt's drauf an1933 Marita Costa Movie
Sehnsucht 2021932 Kitty (as Louise Rainer) Movie
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gb2002Jan 12, 2011

What a Beautiful Lady. Very bright and insightful in her thoughts and words. Happy Birthday - 101-years young!

Carolyn T. HowellJan 14, 2010

Happy 100th birthday, Luise! I have just discovered the talent of this beautiful actress! Robert Osborne introduced us once again to this remarkable actor. Will she be able to see the comments? So far 6 films...I want to see all 14

MandyLovesVintageJan 11, 2010

Sending my very best wishes to Luise Rainer on her Outstanding, 100 years! Happy Birthday! :) God Bless her....

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