Austrian movie stars died in 1968

Here are 1 famous actresses from Austria died in 1968:

Gerda Maurus

Gerda Maurus (August 25, 1903 Breitenfurt bei Wien-July 31, 1968 Düsseldorf) also known as Gertrud Pfiel was an Austrian actor.

Maurus began her acting career in the silent film era and later gained popularity in the 1930s as a leading lady in German films, particularly in the genre of spy thrillers. She worked with prominent directors such as Fritz Lang and G.W. Pabst, and her notable films include "Spione" (1928), "M" (1931), and "The Testament of Dr. Mabuse" (1933).

After the rise of Nazi Germany, Maurus moved to France and continued her career there, appearing in French films such as "La Grande Illusion" (1937) and "Les Disparus de Saint-Agil" (1938). Maurus was married to the German writer and filmmaker Gustav Machatý until his death in 1963. She retired from acting in the 1940s and spent her later years in Düsseldorf, where she died in 1968.

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