Marlene Dietrich’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)


Death Date

May 6, 1992

Age of Death

90 years

Cause of Death

Kidney Failure


Movie Actress

The movie actress Marlene Dietrich died at the age of 90. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

German actress who starred both onstage and onscreen. She was best known for her 1930s dramas, including The Blue Angel, Shanghai Express, and Desire. She was ranked 9th on The American Film Institute’s 1999 list of the Greatest Female Stars of All Time.

She was married to Rudolf Sieber from 1923 until his death in 1976. Openly bisexual, she had numerous affairs with both men and women in that time. She had her only child, Maria, in December of 1924.



“It’s the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.” (Marlene Dietrich)


“Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast.” (Marlene Dietrich)


“Darling, the legs aren’t so beautiful, I just know what to do with them.” (Marlene Dietrich)


“A king, realizing his incompetence, can either delegate or abdicate his duties. A father can do neither. If only sons could see the paradox, they would understand the dilemma.” (Marlene Dietrich)


“Latins are tenderly enthusiastic. In Brazil they throw flowers at you. In Argentina they throw themselves.” (Marlene Dietrich)