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María Corda (1898–1976)

María Corda was born on May 4, 1898 in Deva, Hungary as María Farkas. She was an actress, known for The Private Life of Helen of Troy (1927), Die Sklavenkönigin (1924) and Madame Doesn't Want Children (1926). She was married to Alexander Korda. She died on February 2, 1976 in Thonex, Switzerland. See full bio »


(age 77) in Thonex, Switzerland

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 1929 Heilige oder Dirne
Lydia, Thereses Freundin
 1929 Love and the Devil
 1928 A Woman in the Night
 1927 The Guardsman
 1927 A Modern Du Barry
 1926 Madame Doesn't Want Children
Elyane Parizot
 1925 Dance Fever
Lucille Chauvelin
 1924 Holnap kezdödik az élet (as Maria Korda)
 1924 Die Sklavenkönigin
Merapi, The Moon of Israel
 1923 Das unbekannte Morgen
Stella Manners
 1922 Samson und Delila
Julia Sorel / Delila, Abimelech's wife
 1921 Totote di Gyp
 1920 A 111-es
Olga / Vera (as Antónia Farkas)
 1919 Ave Caesar!
 1919 Neither at Home or Abroad (as Antónia Farkas)
 1919 White Rose
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Alternate Names:

Antónia Farkas | Maria Korda


5' 4" (1.63 m)

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Temperamental and ambitious Hungarian-born actress and singer with a penchant for romanticising her background and personal history. She was fond of describing herself as the 'Hungarian Garbo' (without sharing that star's self-effacing qualities). Maria began her career as a dancer with the Royal Opera in Budapest. She then acted on screen in German, British and American silent films. She became ... See more »

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