1897 - 1986
The actress Elisabeth Bergner was born as Elisabeth Ettel in Drohobycz.
Already at the age of fourteen she studied at a private
and one year later she attended the Viennese conservatory.
Also in 1923 she made her film debut with the production
(23). One year later she worked together with director Paul Czinner for
the first time, they got married in 1933.
There were created other successful productions, among others "Escape Me Never - Verlass mich nie wieder" (35) - for which she was nominated for 1935's Best Actress Academy Award, "As You Like It" (36) and "Stolen Life - Träumende Augen" (38).
After a movie in the USA called "Paris Calling" (41) she devoted exclusively to the theater where she still was one of the greatest stars.
Elisabeth Bergner was also able to go on in Germany from
successes from 1954, from 1958 she also appeared sporadically in cinema
and TV productions like "Stunde der Wahrheit" (58), "Die glücklichen
Jahre der Thorwalds" (62), "Geliebter Lügner" (63), "Cry of the Banshee
- Der Todesschrei der Hexen" (70), "Der Kurier des Zaren" (70), "Der
(73), "Der Pfingstausflug" (78) and "Der Garten" (82).
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