Austrian Female Film & Theater Personalities

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Emily Cox
(Actress)
Emily Cox
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Birthdate: February 23, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

Viennese actor Emily Cox initially wished to be a dancer but later began her career as a theater actor. She is now best known for her performance as Viking warrior Brida in the hit Netflix series The Last Kingdom. She has also been part of movies such as Fatherless.

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Patricia Rhomberg
(Pornographic actress)
Patricia Rhomberg
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Birthdate: September 15, 1953
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

Patricia Rhomberg is an Austrian former pornographic film actress who was active during the 1970s. She began her career as a medical assistant but her life took an unexpected turn after meeting director Hans Billian, who made sex movies and encouraged her to become a porn star. She played the lead role in many popular porn films before retiring. 

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Christine Kaufmann
(First German Actress to Win the Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year)
Christine Kaufmann
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Birthdate: January 11, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lengdorf, Styria, Austria
Died: March 28, 2017

German-Austrian actress, author, and businesswoman Christine Kaufmann gained attention of post-war German movie audiences with her performances in films like Rosen-Resli, Der schweigende Engel and Ein Herz schlägt für Erika. She became the first German to be honoured with Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actress for her performance in the drama film Town Without Pity.

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Lotte Lenya
(Austrian-American Actress, Singer, and Diseuse)
Lotte Lenya
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Birthdate: October 18, 1898
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: November 27, 1981
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Senta Berger
(Actress Best Known for Her Role in the TV Series 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.')
Senta Berger
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Birthdate: May 13, 1941
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

It is believed Austrian actor Senta Berger was suspended by the Max-Reinhardt-Seminar, where she studied drama, after she bagged her first movie role. The three-time Bambi Award winner is known for her roles in films such as The Quiller Memorandum. She is also involved with peace and environmental activism.

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Barbara Valentin
(Australian Actress)
Barbara Valentin
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Birthdate: December 15, 1940
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: February 22, 2002

Austrian actor Barbara Valentin, or the Queen of Nudity, was known for her saucy films and for her friendship with Queen star Freddie Mercury. She appeared in the Queen video It’s A Hard Life. Though Freddie was queer, close friends claimed he had shared a bed with Valentin multiple times.

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Maria Schell
(One of the Leading German Actresses of the 1950s and 1960s)
Maria Schell
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Birthdate: January 15, 1926
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: April 26, 2005

Maria Schell was an Austrian-Swiss actress who achieved immense popularity during the 1950s and 1960s, when she was considered one of the leading actresses of German cinema. Maria Schell is best remembered for her portrayal of Dr. Helga Reinbeck in the 1954 Austrian-Yugoslavian war drama film The Last Bridge, which earned her the Cannes Best Actress Award in 1954.

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Jessica Falkholt
(Australian Actress)
Jessica Falkholt
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Birthdate: May 15, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Died: January 17, 2018
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Rhiannon Fish
(Canadian-Australian Actress)
Rhiannon Fish
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Birthdate: March 14, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Nauheed Cyrusi
(Actress, Model and VJ)
Nauheed Cyrusi
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Birthdate: October 19, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bombay, Maharashtra, India

Nauheed Cyrusi is an Indian model, actress, and VJ. Cyrusi is best known for appearing in TV commercials for well-known brands like Head & Shoulders, Britannia, and Himalaya. Over the years, Cyrusi has become a household name in India, thanks to her acting skills and visibility across the country.

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Valerie Pachner
(Austrian Actress)
Valerie Pachner
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Birthdate: June 26, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wels, Austria
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Marisa Mell
(Austrian Actress)
Marisa Mell
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Birthdate: February 24, 1939
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Graz, Austria
Died: May 16, 1992
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Lilia Skala
(Architect)
Lilia Skala
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Birthdate: November 28, 1896
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: December 18, 1994

One of the first female architects from Austria, Lilia Skala later also became a reputed actor, winning an Academy Award nomination for her film Lilies of the Field. She had also worked in Broadway plays such as Letters to Lucerne and in soaps such as Claudia: The Story of a Marriage.

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Roxane Duran
(French-Austrian Film, TV, and Theater Actress)
Roxane Duran
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Birthdate: January 27, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
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Ulla Jacobsson
(Swedish Actress )
Ulla Jacobsson
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Birthdate: May 23, 1929
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mölndal, Sweden
Died: August 20, 1982
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Susan Denberg
(German-Austrian Actress and Model)
Susan Denberg
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Birthdate: August 2, 1944
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bad Polzin, Pomerania, Germany
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Miriam Stein
(Austrian-Swiss Actress)
Miriam Stein
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Birthdate: May 10, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Veronika Franz
(Austrian Horror Filmmaker Who Has Formed a Filmmaking Duo with Severin Fiala)
Veronika Franz
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Birthdate: 1965 AD
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

Austrian filmmaker Veronika Franz teamed up with her nephew, Severin Fiala, to make several films. Initially a film journalist, she later gained fame with the German-language psychological horror movie Goodnight Mommy, which she co-directed with Fiala. She is married to award-winning filmmaker Ulrich Seidl.

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Charmaine Bingwa
(Actress known for her role as Carmen Moyo in The Good Fight)
Charmaine Bingwa
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Birthdate: November 13, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Perth, Australia
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Tilly Losch
(Austrian Actress, Dancer, Choreographer, and Painter)
Tilly Losch
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Birthdate: November 15, 1903
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: December 24, 1975

Tilly Losch was an Austrian actress, dancer, choreographer, and painter. She achieved popularity in England before making her Hollywood debut. Losch went on to appear in films like The Garden of Allah, Duel in the Sun, and The Good Earth. However, she later chose to focus more on her career as a dancer and choreographer and acted only on Broadway.

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Nora Waldstatten
(Austrian Actress)
Nora Waldstatten
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Birthdate: December 1, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Eva Mattes
(Austrian-German Actress)
Eva Mattes
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Birthdate: December 14, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tegernsee, Germany
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Helene Weigel
(Actress)
Helene Weigel
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Birthdate: May 12, 1900
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: May 6, 1971
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Katharina Schratt
(Actress)
Katharina Schratt
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Birthdate: September 11, 1853
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Baden bei Wien, Austria
Died: April 17, 1940
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Lisa Eckhart
(Austrian Cabaret Artist and Poetry Slammer)
Lisa Eckhart
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Birthdate: September 6, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Leoben, Austria
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Maria Perschy
(Actress)
Maria Perschy
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Birthdate: September 23, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Eisenstadt, Burgenland, Austria
Died: December 3, 2004
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Larissa Marolt
(Austrian Actress and Fashion Model)
Larissa Marolt
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Birthdate: July 10, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Carinthia, Austria
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Elisabeth Bergner
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Birthdate: August 22, 1897
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Drohobych, Ukraine
Died: May 12, 1986
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Susanne Wuest
(Actress)
Susanne Wuest
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Birthdate: September 26, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Maria Rohm
(Actress)
Maria Rohm
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Birthdate: August 13, 1945
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: June 18, 2018
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Eva Rueber-Staier
(Austrian Actress, Beauty Queen, Model, and TV Host)
Eva Rueber-Staier
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Birthdate: February 20, 1951
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bruck an der Mur, Austria
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Mady Christians
(Actress)
Mady Christians
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Birthdate: January 19, 1892
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria-Hungary
Died: October 28, 1951
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Marika Rokk
(Actress)
Marika Rokk
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Birthdate: November 3, 1913
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cairo, Khedivate of Egypt
Died: May 16, 2004
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Birgit Minichmayr
(Actress)
Birgit Minichmayr
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Birthdate: April 3, 1977
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Linz, Austria
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Mara Lane
(Actress)
Mara Lane
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Birthdate: August 1, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
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Gusti Huber
(Actress)
Gusti Huber
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Birthdate: July 27, 1914
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wiener Neustadt, Cisleithania, Austria-Hungary
Died: July 12, 1993
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Susan Engel
(Actress)
Susan Engel
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Birthdate: March 25, 1935
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Christiane Hörbiger
(Actress)
Christiane Hörbiger
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Birthdate: October 13, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
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Eva Löbau
(Actress)
Eva Löbau
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Birthdate: April 26, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Waiblingen, Baden-Württemberg, West Germany
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Sophie Rois
(Actress)
Sophie Rois
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Birthdate: June 1, 1961
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ottensheim, Austria
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Gussy Holl
(Actress)
Gussy Holl
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Birthdate: February 22, 1888
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Died: July 16, 1966
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Rosa Albach-Retty
(Actress)
Rosa Albach-Retty
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Birthdate: December 26, 1874
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hanau, Hesse-Nassau, German Empire
Died: August 26, 1980
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Nora Gregor
(Actress)
Nora Gregor
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Birthdate: February 3, 1901
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gorizia, Italy
Died: January 20, 1949
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Rose Stradner
(Actress)
Rose Stradner
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Birthdate: July 31, 1913
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: September 27, 1958
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Monica Bleibtreu
(Actress)
Monica Bleibtreu
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Birthdate: May 4, 1944
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: May 14, 2009
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Madita
(Singer, Actress)
Madita
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Birthdate: January 21, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Tilla Durieux
(Actress)
Tilla Durieux
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Birthdate: August 18, 1880
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria-Hungary
Died: February 21, 1971
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Nadja Tiller
(Actress)
Nadja Tiller
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Birthdate: March 16, 1929
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Hedwig Bleibtreu
(Actress)
Hedwig Bleibtreu
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Birthdate: December 23, 1868
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Linz, Austria
Died: January 24, 1958
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Helga Anders
(Actress)
Helga Anders
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Birthdate: January 11, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Innsbruck, Austria
Died: March 30, 1986