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Maria Rohm (13 August 1945 – 18 June 2018) was an Austrian actress. Working with Harry Alan Towers she became famous for appearing in a number of films directed by Jesús Franco in the late 1960s.

Born Helga Grohmann in Vienna, she started her acting career at the very young age, working at the famous Viennese Burgtheatre as a child actor from ages 4 through 13. She continued her theatrical work until the age of 18 when she auditioned for British film producer, Harry Alan Towers, whom she would later marry.

Personal life

Rohm remained married to Towers from 1964 until his death in 2009. She retired from acting in 1976, but continued to produce independent films.

Rohm died in Toronto on 18 June 2018 at 72.

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