Most Infamous Moment: At one point in her career, she presented a lucrative contract by the Third Reich to be the celebrity face of Germany.

This legendary German-born actress made her way over to the States and quickly reached almost unfathomable heights. At one point in time, she was the highest paid actress in all of Hollywood. While promoting a film in London in 1937, Nazi officials approached Dietrich and offered her an exclusive contract to return to Germany and be the foremost film star of the the Nazi party. Marlene shot the offer down and continued to perform here in the states until 1979. But when she returned to Germany in 1960, she was regarded as a traitor by a vocal portion of her countrymen.