The Info List - Cornell Borchers

Gerlind Cornell Borchers
Cornell Borchers
(16 March 1925 – 12 May 2014) was a German actress and singer, active in the late 1940s and 1950s. She is best remembered for her roles opposite Montgomery Clift
Montgomery Clift
in The Big Lift (1950) and Errol Flynn
Errol Flynn
and Nat King Cole
Nat King Cole
in Istanbul (1957). She was noted for her resemblance to Ingrid Bergman, though fairer in coloring.[1][2]


1 Biography 2 Filmography 3 References 4 External links

Biography[edit] Borchers was born in Šilutė
(German: Heydekrug), Klaipėda Region (German: Memelland), Lithuania
in a German either Prussian Lithuanian or Memellander family. She appeared on the cover of East German magazine Neue Film Welt of 1949, Volume 3, Issue 4. She won a BAFTA Film Award in the category of Best Foreign Actress in 1955 for the movie The Divided Heart
The Divided Heart
of 1954. She retired from acting to raise her child. She was married twice, first to Bruce Cunningham and then to Dr. Anton Schelkopf, a psychologist, physician and film producer, whom she first met when she starred in his films School for Marriage
School for Marriage
(1954) and Rot ist die Liebe (1957), by whom she had one daughter, Julia Schelkopf, born in Munich, on 15 September 1962. The couple divorced later. She afterwards lived in Bavaria, Germany
Bavaria, Germany
and died there in 2014.[3] Filmography[edit]

Martina (1949) .... Irene Anonymous Letters
Anonymous Letters
(1949) .... Cornelia The Lie (1950) .... Ellen The Big Lift
The Big Lift
(1950) .... Frederica Burkhardt (also performer: "Vielleicht" and "In einem kleinen Café in Hernals") 0 Uhr 15, Zimmer 9 (1950) .... Unknown Sender (1950) .... Dr. Elisabeth Markert Dark Eyes (1951) .... Helene Samboni Das Ewige Spiel (1951) .... Marie Donatus Unvergängliches Licht (1951) .... Michèle Printemps Die Tödlichen Träume (1951) .... Angelika/Inez/Lisette/Maria House of Life
House of Life
(1952) .... Dr. Elisabeth Keller Abenteuer in Wien (de) (1952) .... Karin Manelli The Divided Heart
The Divided Heart
(1954) .... Inga Maxie (1954) .... Nora School for Marriage
School for Marriage
(1954) .... Regine Oasis (1955) .... Karine Salstroem The Dark Wave (1956) .... Herself Never Say Goodbye (1956) .... Lisa Gosting (also performer: "For the First Time") Rot ist die Liebe (1957) .... Rosemarie Istanbul (1957) .... Stephanie Bauer/Karen Fielding Flood Tide (1958) .... Anne Gordon Arzt ohne Gewissen (1959) .... Harriet Owen


^ Bowker (May 1989). Variety's Film Reviews: 1954-1958. Bowker. ISBN 978-0-8352-2787-2.  ^ "Cornell Borchers, German Star, Like Young Ingrid Bergman". The Milwaukee Sentinel. 30 March 1955. Retrieved 23 January 2016.  ^ "Gerlind Cornell Borchers–Schelkopf". trauer.sueddeutsche.de. 

External links[edit]

Cornell Borchers
Cornell Borchers
on IMDb Virtual History

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Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role


Vivien Leigh
Vivien Leigh
British, Simone Signoret
Simone Signoret
Foreign (1952) Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
British, Leslie Caron
Leslie Caron
Foreign (1953) Yvonne Mitchell
Yvonne Mitchell
British, Cornell Borchers
Cornell Borchers
Foreign (1954) Katie Johnson British, Betsy Blair
Betsy Blair
Foreign (1955) Virginia McKenna
Virginia McKenna
British, Anna Magnani
Anna Magnani
Foreign (1956) Heather Sears
Heather Sears
British, Simone Signoret
Simone Signoret
Foreign (1957) Irene Worth
Irene Worth
British, Simone Signoret
Simone Signoret
Foreign (1958) Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
British, Shirley MacLaine
Shirley MacLaine
Foreign (1959) Rachel Roberts British, Shirley MacLaine
Shirley MacLaine
Foreign (1960) Dora Bryan
Dora Bryan
British, Sophia Loren
Sophia Loren
Foreign (1961) Leslie Caron
Leslie Caron
British, Anne Bancroft
Anne Bancroft
Foreign (1962) Rachel Roberts British, Patricia Neal
Patricia Neal
Foreign (1963) Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
British, Anne Bancroft
Anne Bancroft
Foreign (1964) Julie Christie
Julie Christie
British, Patricia Neal
Patricia Neal
Foreign (1965) Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Taylor
British, Jeanne Moreau
Jeanne Moreau
Foreign (1966) Edith Evans
Edith Evans
British, Anouk Aimée
Anouk Aimée
Foreign (1967)


Katharine Hepburn
Katharine Hepburn
(1968) Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(1969) Katharine Ross
Katharine Ross
(1970) Glenda Jackson
Glenda Jackson
(1971) Liza Minnelli
Liza Minnelli
(1972) Stéphane Audran (1973) Joanne Woodward
Joanne Woodward
(1974) Ellen Burstyn
Ellen Burstyn
(1975) Louise Fletcher
Louise Fletcher
(1976) Diane Keaton
Diane Keaton
(1977) Jane Fonda
Jane Fonda
(1978) Jane Fonda
Jane Fonda
(1979) Judy Davis
Judy Davis
(1980) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(1981) Katharine Hepburn
Katharine Hepburn
(1982) Julie Walters
Julie Walters
(1983) Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(1984) Peggy Ashcroft
Peggy Ashcroft
(1985) Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(1986) Anne Bancroft
Anne Bancroft
(1987) Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(1988) Pauline Collins
Pauline Collins
(1989) Jessica Tandy
Jessica Tandy
(1990) Jodie Foster
Jodie Foster
(1991) Emma Thompson
Emma Thompson
(1992) Holly Hunter
Holly Hunter
(1993) Susan Sarandon
Susan Sarandon
(1994) Emma Thompson
Emma Thompson
(1995) Brenda Blethyn
Brenda Blethyn
(1996) Judi Dench
Judi Dench
(1997) Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett
(1998) Annette Bening
Annette Bening
(1999) Julia Roberts
Julia Roberts
(2000) Judi Dench
Judi Dench
(2001) Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman
(2002) Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Johansson
(2003) Imelda Staunton
Imelda Staunton
(2004) Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon
(2005) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(2006) Marion Cotillard
Marion Cotillard
(2007) Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet
(2008) Carey Mulligan
Carey Mulligan
(2009) Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman
(2010) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(2011) Emmanuelle Riva
Emmanuelle Riva
(2012) Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett
(2013) Julianne Moore
Julianne Moore
(2014) Brie Larson
Brie Larson
(2015) Emma Stone
Emma Stone
(2016) Frances McDormand
Frances McDormand

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 120395686 LCCN: nr00037662 ISNI: 0000 0001 1480 7807 GND: 141155973 BNF: cb14670223d (data) SN