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Born in Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
Died in Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Birth NameDaisy Freiin von Freyberg zu Eisenberg

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Daisy D'Ora was born on February 2, 1913 in Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany as Daisy Freiin von Freyberg zu Eisenberg. She was an actress, known for Pandora's Box (1929), Nur am Rhein ... (1930) and Hungarian Nights (1929). She was married to Otto Schlitter. She died on June 19, 2010 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.

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Otto Schlitter (? - 1970) (his death)

Trivia (11)

One of the last stars of the German silent era, she later became "Miss Germany" of 1931 and modeled throughout the 1930s.
The famous writer Erich Maria Remarque persuaded her to take part in the beauty contest of Germany. She won and as a result she was sent to Miami for Miss Universum contest. But the memories of World War I seemed still to be to fresh and as a German it wasn't allowed to select her although the audience voted for her. But the organizer had chosen Miss Belgium.
After the death of her husband she lived from 1970 in the castle together with the children for the next 30 years.
The famous group "Comedian Harmonists" sang of the beauty of Daisy D'0ra in later years with their song "Hallo, was machst Du heut', Daisy?".
Daisy d'Ora found an important mission when she founded a children's home in a castle in Regensburg after World War II.
When she got married with the diplomat Oskar Hermann Artur Schlitter she followed him to many countries during their marriage.
The actress Daisy D'Ora was a true baroness and was called Daisy, Baroness von Freyberg in reality, but an already impoverished aristocratic family.
Because it was judged as improper in her circles in those days to work for the show business, she had got herself a stage name.
At the end of the 20's she appeared for the first time in some silent movies and she took part in a worldwide success with her small part in "Die Büchse der Pandora" (1928).
She was buried together with her husband and her daughter Marion von Cramm who died 50 years old in 1984 because of cancer.
She died on June 12, 2010 at the age of 97 in Munich, Germany. She was predeceased by both her children.

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