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Vija Artmane (1929–2008)

Vija Artmane has been called the legend of Latvian theatre and cinema. She was born Alida Fritsevna Artmane, on July 21, 1929, in a village near Tukums, Latvia. Her father, Fritsis Artmane, was of Batic German ancestry, and he died four months before she was born. Her Polish mother, Anna Zaborska, survived by doing seasonal agricultural jobs. Young... See full bio »

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(age 79) in Riga, Latvia

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Filmography

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 2000 Kamenskaya: Igra na chuzhom pole (TV Movie)
Valter
 1996 Anna
 1991 Katafalk
 1991 Love
 1987 Moonzund
frau Milch
 1986 The Secret of the Snow Queen (TV Movie)
Mrs. Autumn
 1986 Svesas kaislibas
Anna
 1985 Emila nedarbi (TV Movie)
Nabagmajas komendante
 1980 Gosudarstvennaya granitsa: My nash, my novyy... (TV Movie)
Zinaida Kirillovna
 1977 Mainai
Jadvyga
 1973 Gift for the Single Woman
Kopiene / Gita
 1971 Me, gamomdziebeli
Vanda
 1970 Podvig Farkhada
Vera
 1969 Gladiaator
Anni
 1969 Mernieku laiki
Liena
 1969 Noch pered rassvetom (TV Mini-Series)
Karla
 1967 Silnye dukhom
 1967 Andromeda Nebula
Veda Kong
 1966 Purva bridejs
Kristina
 1964 Rodnaya krov
 1963 Vstuplenie (as A. Artamane)
 1961 Na poroge buri
Mara Vilde
 1959 Chuzhaya v posyolke
Elza
 1956 Posle shtorma
 1956 Za lebedinoy staey oblakov
Dace Straume (as V. Artmane)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Published a book of memoirs titled 'The moments of my life'

Alternate Names:

A. Artamane | V. Artmane
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Star Sign:

Cancer

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