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Franciska Gaal (1904–1973)

Popular Continental cabaret artist of the 20s and 30s who starred in DeMille's 'The Buccaneer' (1938) and later appeared in two other US films. She also appeared sporadically on Broadway. See full bio »

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 1946 Renee XIV
 1939 Paris Honeymoon
 1936 Fräulein Lilli
Fräulin Lilli
 1936 Catherine the Last
Katharina, Küchenmädchen
 1935 Little Mother
Marie Bonnard (as Franziska Gaál)
 1934 Peter
17-year old Eva
 1934 Frühjahrsparade
 1934 Csibi, der Fratz
Lucie Carell, nicknamed Csibi
 1933 Skandal in Budapest
Eva Balogh
 1933 Pardon, tévedtem
Balogh Éva (as Gaál Franciska)
 1933 Gruß und Kuß - Veronika
 1932 Paprika
Ilona von Takacs
 1921 Az egér (Short)
Márta,az Egér (as Gaál Franciska)
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Alternate Names:

Gaál Franciska | Franziska Gaal | Franziska Gaál


5' 3" (1.6 m)

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One of thirteen children of an aristocratic Hungarian family. Started as a cabaret singer. After her brief career in Hollywood, she returned to Budapest in 1940. As a result of the war, she lost most of her family and estates, returning to America in 1951 to appear on Broadway in 'The Happy Time'. See more »

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