Lili Damita (born Liliane Marie-Madeleine Carre) was born in Blaye, Gironde, Aquitaine, France on July 10, 1904 and died on March 21, 1994. She is known as being a French actress who had appeared in 33 movies within 15 years.
In her early life she studied ballet in several European countries and at the age of 14 she enrolled in the Opera of Paris as a dancer. She performed as a photographic model and after she won a beauty contest she was luckily and appeared in the beginning in silent films. Because she has proven her talent she had outstanding performances in films like: Das Spielzeug von Paris, Die Grosse Abenteuerin, Man Spielt Nicht mit der Liebe and others.
In 1928 Americaís doors opened for Lili Damita and she make her international debut in The Resque and after that other fi
lms followed: The Cock-Eyed World, The Bridge of San Luis Rey, This is Night.
Lili Damita was married three times. Her first husband was Hungarian-born director Michael Curtis but their marriage least only 1 year.
Liliís second husband was Errol Flynn with whom she has a son, Sean Leslie Flynn.
Her third marriage took place in Palm Beach, Florida with Allen Loomis.
During the Vietnam War, Liliís son, Sean disappeared and Lili spent time and money in a attempt to find him. After several unsuccessful attempts Sean Flynn was declared death.
Lili Damita died at the age of 89 of Alzheimerís disease in Palm Beach, Florida.
Why is Lili Damita famous?
Lili Damita is famous because she performed in 33 films within only 15 years and because she was a photographic model who won a beauty magazine competition.
Why do we love Lili Damita?
We love Lili Damita because she was did not give up quickly in her attempt to find her disappeared son.
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