‘Ugliest’ singer on film?

‘Ugliest’ singer on film?


norman lebrecht

May 24, 2021

The IMDB entry on Lotte Lenya contains the following ‘trivial fact’:

One of the two ugliest women in a James Bond movie. The other being….


Have they no manners, for heaven’s sake?


  • BRUCEB says:

    Since you ask: No.

  • Simon says:

    They write something even odder: “Lotte Lenya was the inspiration behind Weill’s most popular hit ‘Mack the Knife’.” What on earth might that mean? Was Lenya a serial killer?

  • She was playing ugly before playing ugly was cool.

  • Whatever happened to “beauty is in the eye of the beholder”?

  • Rich Patina says:

    As is said in the South, “She’s so ugly she’d make a freight train take a dirt road.”