Brigitte Helm (1906-1996) is a German actress who
  • Brigitte Helm
gained fame with the legendary film Metropolis, but by 1935 had turned her back on her film career and refused to ever discuss it again. She did spend some time in jail for a car accident which took someone's life, but she allegedly was pardoned by Adolf Hitler.


  • Metropolis (1927) - Helm, as the robot Maria, is tightly bound and sent off to be burned at the stake.