MANNHEIM, LUCIE (1899–1976), actress. Born near Berlin, she became a leading actress at the Volksbuehne, Berlin and from 1924 to 1930 appeared at the Staatstheater, Berlin where one of her roles was Nora in Ibsen's A Doll's House. After the Nazis came to power, she settled in England where she appeared on the London stage, repeating her success as Nora. After World War ii she frequently appeared in Germany. She also appeared in a number of British films, including Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps (1935).