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Betty Bird (I) (1901–1998)

Betty Bird was born on June 18, 1901 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary as Hilde Elisabeth Ptack. She was an actress, known for Die spanische Fliege (1931), Corazones sin rumbo (1928) and Sturm auf drei Herzen (1930). She was married to Gustav Ucicky. She died on March 4, 1998 in Rome, Italy. See full bio »


(age 96) in Rome, Italy

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Die spanische Fliege
Corazones sin rumbo
Corazones sin rumbo Maria Luise
Sturm auf drei Herzen
Ein Burschenlied aus Heidelberg


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 1935 Held einer Nacht
Elvira Thompson & Hanni, ihr Double
 1934 Der Herr Senator. Die fliegende Ahnfrau
Steffi Andersen (Daughter)
 1934 Was bin ich ohne Dich
Paula Schwarz, genannt Polly, seine Frau
 1933 Flucht nach Nizza
Ramona Novalez
 1933 Salon Dora Green
Ellen Brinkmann
 1933 Kaiserwalzer
 1932 Geheimnis des blauen Zimmers
Zofe Betty
 1932 I Do Not Want to Know Who You Are
Käthe, ihre Nichte
 1932 Der Feldherrnhügel
Lilli Kopsch, Braut von Jennewein
 1931 The Great Love
Anny Huber, Tochter
 1931 The Company's Mother
Else Krüger
 1931 Opera Ball
Vicky, die Zofe
 1931 Walzerparadies
Anna, Zofe bei Lona Mertens
 1931 Wiener Liebschaften
 1931/I Grock
Ines, seine Assistentin
 1930 Ein Burschenlied aus Heidelberg
Elinor Miller
 1929 Verzeih mir (Short)
Seine Gattin
 1929 Das grüne Monokel
Christa Varell
 1929 Madame im Strandbad
Mabel Smith
 1929 Der Held aller Mädchensträume
Marianne Turbon
 1929 Die Mitternachts-Taxe
 1929 Die vierte von rechts
 1929 Waterloo
Rieke, seine Braut
 1928 Hinter Klostermauern
Käthe, seine Tochter
 1928 Der Herzensphotograph
Ilse, seine Tochter
 1928 Corazones sin rumbo
Maria Luise
 1928 Der Ladenprinz
Lucians Kusine
 1926 Masked Mamas (Short)
Cafe Customer (uncredited)
 1926 Hubby's Quiet Little Game (Short)
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1925 From Rags to Britches (Short)
Bathing Beauty (uncredited)
 1925 Dangerous Curves Behind (Short)
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1925 Butter Fingers (Short)
Dancing Girl (uncredited)
 1925 Giddap! (Short)
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1925 The Plumber (Short)
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1924 Feet of Mud (Short)
Minor Role (uncredited)

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Attractive Austrian leading lady of the late 20's and early 30's, a former Viennese beauty queen. She got into films courtesy of her father, Ludwig Ptack, who was employed as private secretary to the founder and owner of Austria's major motion picture company, Sascha-Filmfabrik AG. Betty's forte was comedy and the occasional crime drama or adventure film, in which she was invariably cast as the ... See more »

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