Austrian movie stars died in 2011

Here are 3 famous actresses from Austria died in 2011:

Sena Jurinac

Sena Jurinac (October 24, 1921 Travnik-November 22, 2011 Augsburg) a.k.a. Srebrenka Jurinac, Srebenka Sena Jurinac or Sena was an Austrian singer and actor.

Jurinac was born in Travnik, Bosnia and Herzegovina, then a part of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia. She was of Croatian descent and spent her childhood in Sarajevo, where her father was a railway worker. She initially wanted to become a teacher, but her love for singing eventually led her to pursue a career in music.

She studied at the Zagreb Academy of Music and later continued her studies in Vienna. She made her operatic debut in 1942 at the Zagreb National Theatre, playing the role of Mimi in Puccini's La bohème.

Her international breakthrough came in 1947, when she made her debut at the Salzburg Festival as Zerlina in Mozart's Don Giovanni. She went on to perform at some of the world's most renowned opera houses, including the Royal Opera House in London and the Metropolitan Opera in New York.

In addition to her successful career in opera, Jurinac also appeared in several films, including The Third Man (1949) and the British musical Let's Make a Night of It (1957). She retired from the stage in 1982 and settled in Augsburg, where she lived until her death in 2011 at the age of 90.

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Sissy Löwinger

Sissy Löwinger (June 22, 1941 Graz-September 25, 2011 Altlengbach) also known as Cäcilia Löwinger was an Austrian actor.

She was born into a family of actors and performers, and grew up in the world of theater. Löwinger began her acting career in the 1950s, performing in various theater productions throughout Austria. She later became known for her work in television, appearing in popular Austrian shows such as "Ein echter Wiener geht nicht unter" and "Kaisermühlen Blues".

Löwinger was also a talented singer and had a successful career as a cabaret artist. She was known for her humor and wit, and often incorporated political satire into her performances. Löwinger was awarded numerous honors throughout her career, including the Golden Medal of Honor for Services to the City of Vienna.

She passed away in 2011 at the age of 70, leaving behind a legacy as one of Austria's most beloved actors and performers.

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Ingeborg Day

Ingeborg Day (November 1, 1940 Graz-May 18, 2011) also known as Elizabeth McNeill was an Austrian author and actor. She had two children, Ursula Day and John Day.

Ingeborg Day began her career as an actor and starred in several Austrian films during the 1960s. In 1978, she moved to the United States and started writing under the pen name Elizabeth McNeill. Her best-known work is the autobiographical novel, Nine and a Half Weeks, which was later made into the film of the same name starring Mickey Rourke and Kim Basinger. The novel became widely popular and has been translated into more than 20 languages. Ingeborg Day's other works include The Handmaiden's Diary and The Last Summer. She passed away in May 2011 in New York City at the age of 70.

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