Patricia Rhomberg (born 15 September 1953) is an Austrian former pornographic film actress from the 1970s. [2] [3]

Early career

Rhomberg was working as a medical assistant when she met the German director Hans Billian and began a relationship with him. In 1975, she starred in the first full hardcore German porn movie , Bienenstich im Liebesnest [2] (the soft version was named Im Gasthaus zum scharfen Hirschen and was additionally known as Zimmermädchen machen es gerne ) directed by Billian, where she played Graziella Schill, a woman chasing the elderly husband who cheated. In this film, she didn't perform hardcore action: the most explicit sexual act is a brief footjob .

Josefine Mutzenbacher

In 1976, Billian gave her the lead role (in part because she had the proper dialect for it [4] ) in the first part of the porn classic Josefine Mutzenbacher – Wie sie wirklich war (known in English as Sensational Janine ), [5] [6] in which she plays the Vienna prostitute Josefine Mutzenbacher . [4] This film brought her to fame in Germany. Josefine's age is 14 years old in the novel, but no age is mentioned in the script of the film.

Jim Holliday has described this film as "easily the best and most accurate of several films based on the life and adventures of legendary Viennese madam Josephine Mutzenbacher" and his "all time foreign favorite" adult film. [7] Sensational Janine was "one of the most successful foreign x-rated films ever to cross the Atlantic ", [8] and the movie is "today seen as one of the best porns of all time". [4]

Later career

In 1977, she starred in Kasimir der Kuckuckskleber . [2] Her role was Larissa Holm, a "fun loving" young woman who agrees with Kasimir Zwickelhuber (played by Sepp Gneißl) to go into prostitution in order to pay off a few debts. Around this period as well, she starred in numerous hardcore loops directed by Billian, like Venus in Seide and Schwarzer Orgasmus , which were amongst the first examples of interracial pornography on the German porn scene. In addition to her acting work, she additionally worked as a fluffer for additional Billian films.

In 1978, she broke with Billian and returned to her original profession.

Filmography (all directed by Hans Billian)

  • 1975: Im Gasthaus zum scharfen Hirschen (also known as Bienenstich im Liebesnest or Zimmermädchen machen es gerne )
  • 1976: Josefine Mutzenbacher – Wie sie wirklich war
  • 1977: Kasimir der Kuckuckskleber
  • 1979: Heiße Löcher, geile Stecher ( cameo , earlier footage)
  • Shorts (loops), mid 1970s:
    • Die Bühne
    • Hexy l'amour
    • Im Brummi bumst's sich besser
    • Sanitätsgefreiter Neumann
    • Schwarzer Orgasmus
    • Venus in Seide
    • Wie rettet man eine Ehe?
    • Die Wirtin von der Lahn