German celebrity who appeared in more than 50 movies from 1924 to 1986. She produced her performing debut in the 1924 film, In den Krallen der Schuld, that was well received by critics. Her most commercially effective film was the 1933 film, The Testament of Dr. Mabuse, which raked in hundreds of thousands. Her dad, Fritz Spira, and mom, Lotte Spira, had been both stars. She was created in the same nation as fellow celebrity Nastassia Kinski.