Austrian movie stars died in 1978

Here are 1 famous actresses from Austria died in 1978:

Salka Viertel

Salka Viertel (June 15, 1889 Sambir-October 20, 1978 Klosters) a.k.a. Salomea Steuermann, Salka Stenermann or Salka Steuermann was an Austrian screenwriter and actor. Her children are called Thomas Viertel, Hans Viertel and Peter Viertel.

Viertel was born to a Jewish family in Sambir, then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire (now in Ukraine). She began her career as an actor in Austrian and German theater productions before moving to Hollywood in the 1920s. She became known for her work as a screenwriter on numerous films, including the Greta Garbo classics "Anna Christie" and "Camille." Viertel also had a close friendship with Garbo and is said to have been instrumental in shaping the actress's on-screen persona. In addition to her work in film, Viertel was a noted hostess and socialite in Hollywood circles, entertaining luminaries such as Charlie Chaplin, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Aldous Huxley. She later moved to Switzerland, where she lived until her death in 1978.

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