1913 - 1989
The actress Eva Lissa was born as Wilhelmine Schubert in Vienna. As a very young pupil she went to the Max-Reinhardt school in Vienna at the beginning of the 20s, later she was able to start a successful stage career.
She continued her acting career in Berlin during the 50s and 60s and during her last decade of life she experienced again huge success, first in plays at the Schillertheater but especially with the play "Harold and Maude" for the Renaissance-Theater.
At the beginning of her career she only took part rarely in movies - she made her film debut in 1941 as she acted in the production "Annelie" (41) directed by Josef von Baky and with the stars Werner Krauss, Käthe Haack and Karl-Ludwig Diehl.
It followed a longer interruption before she continued her film career
at cinema and especially for television.
Her last movies came in the 70s and 80s into being, to these works belong "Der Hutmacher" (72), "Unendlich tief unten" (77), "Der Pfingstaussflug" (78), the serial "Jauche und Levkojen" (79), an episode of the serial "Tatort: Freiwild" (84), an episode of the serial "Ein Heim für Tiere: Rudi" (85) and "Francesca" (87).
Besides her activity as an actress she spoke the role of Mrs. Sexton
in Disney's "Robin Hood". Moreover she also wrote several poems in her
Other movies with Eva Lissa: