Austrian movie actresses deceased in Stroke

Here are 2 famous actresses from Austria died in Stroke:

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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Barbara Valentin

Barbara Valentin (December 15, 1940 Vienna-February 22, 2002 Munich) also known as Ursula Ledersteger, Uschi Ledersteger or Barbara Valentine was an Austrian actor.

Barbara Valentin began her career as a model before transitioning into acting in the 1960s. She gained recognition for her roles in German films such as "Die Tote von Beverly Hills" and "I Only Want You to Love Me". Valentin also acted in Hollywood productions, notably appearing in "Hotsie Totsie" and "The King of Comedy".

Valentin struggled with alcoholism throughout her life and had publicized legal issues. Despite this, she continued to act in film and television projects. Her last onscreen appearance was in the 2001 TV movie "Die Kristallprinzessin".

Barbara Valentin passed away in 2002 at the age of 61 due to heart failure. She was survived by her daughter and her son, who are both actors.

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