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Valeska Gert (1892–1978)

Valeska Gert was born on January 11, 1892 in Berlin, Germany as Gertrude Samosch. She was an actress, known for Juliet of the Spirits (1965), The 3 Penny Opera (1931) and Diary of a Lost Girl (1929). She was married to Robin Hay Anderson and Helmuth von Krause. She died on March 15, 1978 in Kampen, Sylt, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. See full bio »

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The 3 Penny Opera
The 3 Penny Opera Mrs. Peachum
Diary of a Lost Girl
Diary of a Lost Girl The director's wife
Coup de grâce
Coup de grâce Tante Praskovia


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 1976 Coup de grâce
Tante Praskovia
 1975 The Enchantment of the Blue Sailors
Ein alter Vogel
 1973 Eight Hours are Not a Day (TV Mini-Series)
- Franz und Ernst (1973)
 1965 Juliet of the Spirits
 1939 Rio
Specialty (uncredited)
 1930 Takový je zivot
 1929 Diary of a Lost Girl
The director's wife
 1928 A Daughter of Destiny
Ein Mädchen von der Gasse
 1926 Nana
Zoe - la femme de chambre
 1925 The Joyless Street
Frau Greifer (uncredited)
 1925 Wood Love
 1918 Colomba
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 1977 Nur zum Spaß, nur zum Spiel (Documentary)
 1975 Je später der Abend... (TV Series)
- Episode dated 19 November 1975 (1975) ... Herself
 1969 Pariser Journal (TV Series documentary)
- Episode #9.1 (1969) ... Herself
 1930 People on Sunday
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 2010 Cabaret-Berlin: The Wild Scene (TV Movie documentary)
Herself, cabaret dancer
 2001 Das Jahrhundert des Kabaretts (TV Mini-Series documentary)

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On 18 March 1978 neighbors and friends in Kampen, Germany, reported she had not been seen for four days. When her door was forced in the presence of police she was found dead. She is believed to have died on 16 March. She was 86 years old. See more »

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