Karin Dor was a German actress born on February 22, 1938, in Wiesbaden, Germany. She began her acting career in the late 1950s and became known for her performances in German and international films.

Dor appeared in several notable films throughout her career, including the James Bond film "You Only Live Twice" (1967), in which she played the character Helga Brandt, a villainous henchwoman working for Ernst Stavro Blofeld. She also appeared in the films "The Face of Fu Manchu" (1965) and "Topaz" (1969), both directed by Alfred Hitchcock.

In addition to her film work, Dor also appeared in various TV series and stage productions. She was also known for her voice acting work, lending her voice to several German-language versions of popular animated films and TV shows.

Dor passed away on November 6, 2017, in Munich, Germany, at the age of 79.