Film legend Marlene Dietrich dies at 90 in Paris 20 years ago today (1992)

(Wednesday, May 6, 1992) — Marlene Dietrich, the seductive actress and entertainer whose sultry, distinctive face graced motion picture screens during Hollywood’s two most glamorous decades, died today of renal failure in the Right Bank apartment in Paris where she had lived as a fashionable recluse the past several years. She was 90.

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