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Elisabeth Bergner (1897–1986)


Elisabeth Bergner was the daughter of the merchant Emil Ettel and his wife Anna Rosa Wagner. She grew up in Vienna, and she made her theatre debut in Innsbruck in 1915. In 1916 she obtained a contract in Zürich, where she played Ophelia next to the famous Alexander Moissi, who fell in love with her. The next stage in her career was Vienna, where ... See full bio »

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(age 88) in London, England, UK

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins. See more awards »

Known For

As You Like It
As You Like It Rosalind
(1936)
Escape Me Never
Escape Me Never Gemma Jones
(1935)
Der Pfingstausflug
Der Pfingstausflug Margarete Johannsen
(1978)

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 1984 Alles aus Liebe (TV Series)
Sophie Kaiser
- Wenn ich dich nicht hätte (1984) ... Sophie Kaiser
 1984 Rummelplatzgeschichten (TV Series)
Ruth
- Ruth und Martin ... Ruth
 1983 Der Garten (TV Movie)
Mrs. Merriman
 1978 Der Pfingstausflug
Margarete Johannsen
 1976 Dangerous Knowledge (TV Series)
Madame Lafois
- Dividends (1976) ... Madame Lafois
- Surrender Value (1976) ... Madame Lafois
- Death Risk (1976) ... Madame Lafois
- Clause for Concern (1976) ... Madame Lafois
- Comprehensive Cover (1976) ... Madame Lafois
 1975 Nachtdienst (TV Movie)
Baroness
 1975 Centre Play (TV Series)
Ellen
- The House on the Hill (1975) ... Ellen
 1973 The Pedestrian
Frau Lilienthal
 1971 Take Three Girls (TV Series)
Annemarie Vesely
- Release (1971) ... Annemarie Vesely
 1971 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Natalyia
- The Proposal (1971) ... Natalyia
 1970 Strogoff
Marfa Strogoff
 1970 Cry of the Banshee
Oona (as Elizabeth Bergner)
 1968 A Touch of Venus (TV Series)
Ruth Ackerman
- The Jewish Wife (1968) ... Ruth Ackerman
 1963 Geliebter Lügner (TV Movie)
Mrs. Patrick Campbell
 1958 Stunde der Wahrheit (TV Movie)
Clara
 1949 The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (TV Series)
The Girl
- Heat Lightning (1949) ... The Girl
 1941 49th Parallel
Anna (uncredited)
 1939 Stolen Life
Sylvina Lawrence / Martina Lawrence
 1937 Dreaming Lips
Gaby Lawrence
 1935 Escape Me Never
Gemma Jones
 1932 Melo
Gaby
 1931 Ariane
Ariane Kusnetzowa
 1931 The Loves of Ariane
Ariane
 1929 Fräulein Else
Else Thalhof
 1928 Doña Juana
Doña Juana
 1927 Liebe
Herzogin von Langeais
 1926 Impetuous Youth
Renée
 1924 Husbands or Lovers
Nju
 1924 Der Evangelimann
Magdalena
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Long Day's Journey Into Night" by Eugene O'Neill, Berlin Festival, 1959. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 5 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Elizabeth Bergner
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Trivia:

British actor Griffith Jones, who starred with Bergner in Escape Me Never (1935), named his daughter, British actress Gemma Jones, after Bergner's character in that film. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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