Austrian movie stars born in 1938

Here are 6 famous actresses from Austria were born in 1938:

Christiane Hörbiger

Christiane Hörbiger (October 13, 1938 Vienna-) also known as Christiane Horbiger, Christl Hörbiger or Christiane Hörbiger-Wessely is an Austrian actor. She has one child, Sascha Bigler.

Christiane Hörbiger comes from a family of actors and is one of the most successful actresses in German-speaking cinema and television. She made her theater debut at the age of four and her film debut at the age of twelve in the movie "Mutterlied". Over the years, she has appeared in numerous films and television series, including the popular series "Kommissar Rex" and "Tatort". She has won numerous awards for her work, including the Bambi Award and Romy Award. Outside of her acting career, Hörbiger is also a committed philanthropist and has been involved in various charitable organizations.

Gerlinde Locker

Gerlinde Locker (April 28, 1938 Linz-) is an Austrian actor. She has one child, Anatol Locker.

Gerlinde Locker started her career in the theater industry in post-war Austria, where she gained recognition for her performances in dramatic plays. In 1956, she made her screen debut in the film "Die Magd von Heiligenblut." Her breakthrough role came in 1962, where she played the lead character, Maria, in the Austrian film adaptation of the classic musical "The Sound of Music."

Locker went on to star in more than 60 films and became a prominent figure in Austrian cinema. Some of her notable films include "Das Rasthaus der Grausamen Puppen," "The Terrible People," and "The Salzburg Connection." She has also acted in several television series, including the popular German crime drama "Tatort."

Despite being a successful actor, Locker remained grounded and devoted much of her time to charity work. She has been a long-time advocate for animal rights and has supported several philanthropic organizations.

In recognition of her contributions to the Austrian film industry, Locker was awarded the Golden Romy Award for lifelong achievement in acting in 2015.

Maria Perschy

Maria Perschy (September 23, 1938 Eisenstadt-December 3, 2004 Vienna) a.k.a. Herta-Maria Perschy, María Perschy or Maria Pershy was an Austrian actor.

She started her acting career in her home country and achieved national acclaim with her roles in several Austrian films. However, she soon moved to Hollywood in the 1950s to further her career and starred in many American films, including "The Beast of Hollow Mountain" and "The Indian Tomb". Perschy also acted in films in other countries, including Germany, Italy and Spain, and was known for her beauty and talent. In addition to her acting, Perschy was an accomplished painter and writer.

Romy Schneider

Romy Schneider (September 23, 1938 Vienna-May 29, 1982 7th arrondissement) otherwise known as Rosemarie Magdalena Albach-Retty, Rosemarie Magdalena Albach, Romy Schneider-Albach, Rosemarie Magdalena Schneider, Romy Albach-Retty, Puppele, miss worried, Rosemarie Magdelena Albach-Retty or Rosemarie Albach was an Austrian actor. She had two children, Sarah Biasini and David Haubenstock.

Schneider began her acting career at a very young age, even before reaching her teenage years. She became famous in her home country for her role as Empress Elisabeth of Austria in the Sissi film series. However, she grew tired of the role and desired to break away from it, leading her to venture into more mature roles.

Schneider's talent as an actor was recognized internationally, earning her critical acclaim and accolades. She won the Best Actress award at the Cannes Film Festival in 1958 for her role in "Les Amants" and was nominated for a César Award for Best Actress for "Les Choses de la Vie" and "Une Histoire Simple."

In addition to her successful acting career, Schneider also had a tumultuous personal life. She struggled with depression and substance abuse, which affected her relationships with her family and partners. Schneider tragically passed away in 1982 at the age of 43 from cardiac arrest.

Elfriede Irrall

Elfriede Irrall (February 18, 1938 Vienna-) also known as Friedl Irrall is an Austrian actor.

She began her acting career at the Burgtheater in Vienna in 1958, and went on to appear in multiple film and television productions throughout her career. Some of her notable roles include appearances in the films “The Counterfeit Traitor” (1962), “The 1000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse” (1960), and “The Indian Scarf” (1963). She also appeared in the popular TV series “Tatort” and “Der Alte”. In addition to acting, Irrall has also worked as a voice actress, and has appeared in numerous radio plays. She received the Austrian Cross of Merit for Science and Art in 1984 for her contributions to Austrian culture.

Emmy Werner

Emmy Werner (September 13, 1938 Vienna-) a.k.a. Emmi Werner is an Austrian actor and theatre director. Her child is called Alexander Lhotzky.

Emmy Werner grew up in Vienna, Austria and studied acting at the prestigious Max Reinhardt Seminar. She later became a member of the ensemble at the renowned Burgtheater. In addition to her work in theatre, Werner also appeared in films and television shows. She eventually moved to Germany where she continued her career in both acting and directing. Werner has received numerous awards for her contributions to the arts, including the Gold Cross of Merit of the Republic of Austria and the Order of Merit of Berlin. She has also served as a mentor to many young actors and directors.

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