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Karin Dor


Karin Dor (born 22nd February 1938) is a German actress who became popular in the 1960s playing heroines in Edgar Wallace and Karl May movies. She starred in the James Bond movie You Only Live Twice playing Helga Brandt and the Alfred Hitchcock movie Topaz. Today, she is doing more stage roles with some movies tacked on.

Dor was born as Kätherose Derr in Wiesbaden, Germany. She was married three times: one of her husbands was George Robotham, a U.S. stunt-director, from 1988 until his death in 2007. The couple lived in Los Angeles and Munich. Her previous marriage was to Harald Reinl (1954–68); she had a child by that marriage.

In 2008 she was back on stage again in Munich in Man liebt nur dreimal ("You Only Love Thrice").