The well-known theater and movie actress Helene Thiemig was born in Vienna in 1889, sister of the equally famous brothers Hermann Thimig and Hans Thimig. In 1935, she married the theater director Max Reinhardt and followed him into exile in the U.S. Max Reinhardt died in 1943, and Helene Thimig returned to Vienna after the War; she died in Vienna in 1974.
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Helene Thimig with her cat : dedicated to Paula Beer-Hofmann, Leo Baeck Institute, F 5873.