Karin Schubert

Karin Schubert (born 26 November 1944) is a German actress.[1][2] She appeared in film roles since 1970 and became a pornographic actress in the 1980s.

Karin Schubert
Born (1944-11-26) 26 November 1944
Other namesKarin Shubert
Karen Schubert
Karyn Schubert
Pornographic actress
Years active1967–1994
Height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)

Cinema career

Her early roles included the spaghetti western Compañeros (1970)[3] and Gérard Oury's film La folie des grandeurs (1971).[4][5] In 1972, she appeared in the films Bluebeard, directed by Edward Dmytryk,[6] and Yves Boisset's L'Attentat.[2] The same year, she appeared along with Edwige Fenech and Pippo Franco in the sex comedy Ubalda, All Naked and Warm.[7] She then started to appear in adventure films, especially with Italian actor George Eastman. The first film of this kind was a Three Musketeers spaghetti Western adaptation, Tutti per uno...botte per tutti (Three Musketeers of the West) in 1973,[8] and she also appeared in the crime drama Rudeness (1975),[9] and as a Russian agent in the spy film Missile X: The Neutron Bomb Incident (1978) opposite Peter Graves and Curd Jürgens.[8] In 1975 she appeared in the hit film Black Emanuelle starring Laura Gemser which drew the attention of director Joe d'Amato,[10][11] and began to take part in his erotic films, including Emanuelle Around the World in 1977 where she played Cora Norman, the counterpart of Gemser.[8][12]

Selected filmography


  1. "Karin Schubert". en.unifrance.org.
  2. Philippe Chanoinat (2014). Louis de Funès: Rabbi Jacob à la folie !. Jungle. p. 35. ISBN 978-2-8222-1036-2.
  3. Thomas Weisser (11 March 2014). Spaghetti Westerns—the Good, the Bad and the Violent: A Comprehensive, Illustrated Filmography of 558 Eurowesterns and Their Personnel, 1961–1977. McFarland. p. 92. ISBN 978-1-4766-1169-3.
  4. "LA FOLIE DES GRANDEURS - Festival de Cannes". Festival de Cannes.
  5. Jean-Louis Ginibre (2005). Ladies Or Gentlemen: A Pictorial History of Male Cross-dressing in the Movies. Filipacchi Publishing. p. 101. ISBN 978-1-933231-04-4.
  6. Films and Filming. Hansom Books. 1972.
  7. "FILM REVIEW: "UBALDA, ALL NAKED AND WARM" (1973) STARRING EDWIGE FENECH – Cinema Retro". www.cinemaretro.com.
  8. JeanLuc Marret (9 June 2017). Pornification: Vie de Karin Schubert. Éditions Intervalles. p. 55. ISBN 978-2-36956-143-9.
  9. Roberto Curti (9 October 2013). Italian Crime Filmography, 1968–1980. McFarland. p. 146. ISBN 978-1-4766-1208-9.
  10. David Kerekes (2003). Creeping Flesh: The Horror Fantasy Film Book. Headpress. p. 147. ISBN 978-1-900486-36-1.
  11. "50 Sbavature e gli altri, la parodia dei film erotici". 19 February 2016.
  12. Louis Paul (15 November 2004). Italian Horror Film Directors. McFarland. p. 202. ISBN 978-0-7864-6113-4.
  13. Telestar.fr (29 April 2018). "Karin Schubert : dans quelle carrière improbable s'est-elle lancée après La folie des grandeurs ?".
  14. "La folie des grandeurs (France 2) : l'étrange destin de Karin Schubert, de Louis De Funès au porno". 29 April 2018.
  15. "Le destin tragique de Karin Schubert : de La Folie des Grandeurs au cinéma porno". 4 January 2016.
  16. Ecran. Editions de l'Atlante. January 1979.
  17. Epoca. November 1987.
  18. Maslin, Janet (20 July 1979). "Screen: Comedy Vehicle For Laura Antonelli". The New York Times.
  19. Bill Landis; Michelle Clifford (19 November 2002). Sleazoid express: a mind-twisting tour through the grindhouse cinema of Times Square. Simon & Schuster. ISBN 978-0-7432-1583-1.
  20. Oggi: settimanale di politica, attualità e cultura. Rizzoli Editore. 1983.
  21. Tom Lisanti; Louis Paul (2002). Film Fatales: Women in Espionage Films and Television, 1962–1973. McFarland. p. 186. ISBN 978-0-7864-1194-8.
  22. Michael Weldon (1996). The Psychotronic Video Guide. Titan Books. ISBN 978-1-85286-770-6.
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