‘Sisi’ Star Dominique Devenport on the Real Woman Behind the Legend

Swiss-American actress Dominique Devenport believes in luck. “I was having a beer with a friend of mine in a canteen in Munich and talking about how I felt a connection to Sisi,” she explained to Variety in a one-on-one conversation.

“What I didn’t realize was that the next day, he was meeting the film’s casting director. He told her about me, and she called.”

Word had spread that the six-hour period drama was in the works in acting circles, and Devenport studied acting in Munich at the Otto Falckenberg Schule. She originally got into acting through singing, she explains. “I was one of two little girls asked to run

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