German actress who appeared in over 50 films from 1924 to 1986.
She made her acting debut in the 1924 film, In den Krallen der Schuld, which was well received by critics.
Her most commercially successful film was the 1933 movie, The Testament of Dr. Mabuse, which raked in millions.
Her father, Fritz Spira, and mother, Lotte Spira, were both actors.
She was born in the same country as fellow actress Nastassia Kinski.