The wife of filmmaker
She was born into an upper-class family and displayed a remarkable understanding of art from an early age. She published her first poetry and short fiction when she was only thirteen years old.
A political activist as well as a writer, she opposed Germany's Paragraph 218, a law that outlawed abortions.
She supported the career of her husband,
Her film, The Testament of Dr. Mabuse, was re-made in 2013 and starred Jerry Lacy.