Marika Rökk (November 3, 1913 - May 16, 2004) was an Egyptian-born singer, dancer and actress of Hungarian descent. Rökk was born in Cairo as the daughter of an Hungarian architect. She spent her childhood in Budapest, but in 1924 her family moved to Paris. Here she learned to dance and starred as dancer in the Moulin Rouge. After a tour in the USA she came to England where she played in her first film. In 1934 she came to Germany where she became one of the most famous filmstars.