Austrian movie stars died in 1987

Here are 3 famous actresses from Austria died in 1987:

Anny Ondra

Anny Ondra (May 15, 1903 Tarnów-February 28, 1987 Hollenstedt) also known as Anna Sophie Ondrakova, Any Ondra, A. Ondráková, Anny Ondráková, Anna Ondráková or Anna Sophie Ondráková was an Austrian actor and film producer.

Anny Ondra began her acting career in Germany in the early 1920s and quickly rose to fame for her captivating performance in the film "Man by the Wayside" (1923). She went on to star in numerous silent films, including "The Woman Who Did" (1925) and "The Loves of Madame Dubarry" (1927).

In the late 1920s, Ondra moved to England and continued her successful acting career there. She appeared in several notable films, including "The Ring" (1927) and "Blackmail" (1929), which is considered to be the first British sound film. However, her heavy accent and difficulty with the English language limited her opportunities in the talkies era.

After retiring from acting in the 1930s, Ondra became a film producer and helped produce several successful films. She also returned to Austria during this time and worked as a dubbing artist, lending her voice to foreign films for Austrian audiences.

Anny Ondra's legacy in cinema is significant, as she helped pave the way for European actors and actresses to break into the British and American film industries. She will always be remembered as a talented performer and influential figure in the early days of cinema.

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Adrienne Gessner

Adrienne Gessner (July 23, 1896 Schottwien-June 23, 1987 Vienna) also known as Adrienne Geiringer was an Austrian actor.

She was known for her work in the theater and also appeared in a number of films throughout her career. Gessner began her career in the early 1920s, performing in theaters across Austria and Germany. She later appeared in a number of films, including "The Trunks of Mr. O.F." (1931) and "The Love of Jeanne Ney" (1927). Gessner was active in the Austrian resistance during World War II, and was briefly imprisoned by the Gestapo in 1944. After the war, she continued her work in the theater, performing in productions at the Vienna State Opera and the Vienna Burgtheater. Gessner was honored for her contributions to Austrian culture in 1976, when she was awarded the Golden Medal of Honor by the City of Vienna.

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Mária Sulyok

Mária Sulyok (November 5, 1908 Bruckneudorf-October 20, 1987 Budapest) also known as Sulyok Mária was an Austrian actor.

She began her career in the 1930s as a stage actor in Hungary and Austria, before making her way onto the big screen. Sulyok appeared in over 30 films, with her most notable roles being in "A Parisi nő" (1930), "Varjú a toronyórán" (1939), and "Az emigráns" (1948).

During World War II, Sulyok was forced to flee to Germany due to the political situation in Hungary. However, she returned to her homeland in 1945, and continued to act until her retirement in the 1970s. Aside from being an accomplished actor, Sulyok was also a translator, translating works from German to Hungarian.

Throughout her career, Sulyok received numerous awards for her contributions to the arts, including the Kossuth Prize in 1951, and the "Best Actress" award at the Cannes Film Festival in 1949 for her role in "Az emigráns".

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