Austrian movie stars died at 79

Here are 3 famous actresses from Austria died at 79:

Maria Schell

Maria Schell (January 15, 1926 Vienna-April 26, 2005 Preitenegg) also known as Maria Margarethe Anna Schell, Margarete Schell, Gritli Schell, Seelchen or Little soul was an Austrian actor. She had two children, Oliver Schell and Marie-Theres Relin.

She died as a result of pneumonia.

Maria Schell began her acting career on stage and later transitioned to film in the 1940s. She quickly gained international recognition with her performances in films such as "The Last Bridge" and "Gervaise". She went on to receive critical acclaim for her roles in "The Brothers Karamazov" and "The Hanging Tree".

Throughout her career, Schell worked with some of the most prestigious directors of her time, including Alfred Hitchcock, Henry King, and Luchino Visconti. She earned numerous awards for her work, including the Best Actress Award at the Cannes Film Festival for her role in "Gervaise".

In addition to her successful acting career, Schell was also known for her humanitarian work. She was a committed advocate for animal rights and worked with organizations such as the World Wildlife Fund to promote conservation efforts.

After retiring from acting in the 1990s, Schell lived a quiet life in her home in Preitenegg, Austria. She will always be remembered as one of the most talented and influential actors of her time.

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Leopoldine Konstantin

Leopoldine Konstantin (March 12, 1886 Brno-December 14, 1965 Hietzing) a.k.a. Madame Konstantin or Leopoldine Eugenie Amelie Konstantin was an Austrian actor.

Leopoldine Konstantin started her acting career in 1905 on stage and later transitioned to appear in films during the 1920s. She acted in numerous successful German and Austrian films, including "The Love of Jeanne Ney" (1927) and "The Congress Dances" (1931). She continued to act on film until the late 1950s and appeared in over 80 movies. Konstantin was known for her dramatic performances and often portrayed aristocratic or villainous characters. She received critical acclaim for her role in the film "The Great King" (1942). Despite her success on screen, Konstantin remained humble and devoted to her craft, giving back to the acting community by serving as a coach and mentor to young actors.

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Lolita (January 17, 1931 Sankt Pölten-June 30, 2010 Salzburg) also known as Ditta Zusa Einzinger, Edith Zuser, Edith Einzinger or Ditta Zusa was an Austrian singer and actor.

She died as a result of cancer.

Lolita became famous in the 1950s and 1960s for her catchy pop songs and her unique voice. She was particularly well-known for her song "Seemann (Deine Heimat ist das Meer)" which became a huge hit in Germany and reached number one in the charts. Her other popular songs include "Ich will keine Schokolade" and "Sag' ihm, dass ich ihn liebe". Lolita also had a successful acting career, starring in several popular films and musicals. She won several awards over the course of her career, including the Prestige Prize of the International Variety Performers in 1970. Despite her success, Lolita remained humble and down-to-earth, and was always grateful for the love and support of her fans. Today, she is remembered as one of Austria's most iconic pop singers of all time.

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