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Ilka Grüning (1876–1964)

Ilka Grüning was born on September 4, 1876 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary. She was an actress, known for Kings Row (1942), Secrets of a Soul (1926) and The Joyless Street (1925). She died on November 11, 1964 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Kings Row
Kings Row Anna
(1942)
Secrets of a Soul
Secrets of a Soul Die mutter
(1926)
The Joyless Street
The Joyless Street Frau Rosenow
(1925)
Desperate Journey
Desperate Journey Frau Brahms
(1942)

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 1953 Die Venus vom Tivoli
Frau Stransky
 1951 Passage West
Mama Ludwig (as Ilka Gruning)
 1951 Payment on Demand
Mrs. Polanski (uncredited)
 1950 Convicted
Martha Lorry (uncredited)
 1950 Captain China
Mrs. Haasvelt (as Ilka Gruning)
 1949 Mr. Soft Touch
Old Woman (uncredited)
 1949 The Great Sinner
Pauline's Duenna (uncredited)
 1949 Caught
Grandmother Rudetzki (uncredited)
 1948 A Foreign Affair
German Wife (uncredited)
 1948 Raw Deal
Fran, Oscar's Housekeeper (uncredited)
 1948 Letter from an Unknown Woman
Ticket-Taker (uncredited)
 1947 Desperate
Aunt Klara (as Ilka Gruning)
 1947 Repeat Performance
Mattie (as Ilka Gruning)
 1946 Temptation
Frau Mueller (uncredited)
 1946 Rendezvous 24
Frau Schmidt (uncredited)
 1944 An American Romance
Mrs. Vronsky (uncredited)
 1944 Address Unknown
Grandma (uncredited)
 1943 Madame Curie
Seamstress (uncredited)
 1943/I There's Something About a Soldier
Anna Grybinski (uncredited)
 1943 The Strange Death of Adolf Hitler
Middle-Class woman
 1943 This Is the Army
Mrs. Twardofsky (uncredited)
 1942 Casablanca
Mrs. Leuchtag - Carl's Immigrating Friend (uncredited)
 1942 Desperate Journey
Frau Brahms (as Ilka Gruning)
 1942/I Iceland
Aunt Sophie (uncredited)
 1942 Friendly Enemies
Mrs. Pfeiffer
 1942 Kings Row
Anna (as Ilka Gruning)
 1941 Dangerously They Live
Mrs. Steiner (as Ilka Gruning)
 1941 Underground
Frau Franken (as Ilka Gruning)
 1932 Hasenklein kann nichts dafür
Frau Hasenklein
 1929 Melody of the Heart
Fräulein Czibulka
 1929 Der rote Kreis
Eine Vermieterin
 1928 The Three Kings
Landlady
 1928 Herbstzeit am Rhein
Frau Holm
 1927 Dr. Bessels Verwandlung
Frau Regierer
 1927 Halloh - Caesar!
Frau Svoboda
 1926 Secrets of a Soul
Die mutter
 1925 Elegantes Pack
Leos Mutter
 1925 Des Lebens Würfelspiel
Emils Mutter
 1925 The Joyless Street
Frau Rosenow
 1924 Hunted Men
Frau Garson
 1924 Soll und Haben
Madame Sidonie Ehrenthal
 1924 Kaddisch
 1924 Das Geschöpf
 1924 Finances of the Grand Duke
Augustine,die Köchin
 1923 Das schöne Mädel
Frau Gött
 1923 Freund Ripp
 1923 Die Fledermaus
Rosalindes Mutter
 1923 Friedrich Schiller - Eine Dichterjugend
Elisabeth Dorothea, seine Frau
 1923 The Treasure
Anna
 1923 Nora
Marianne, Noras alte Amme
 1923 Tiefland
Die Duenna
 1922 Der große Wurf
Frau Steinreich
 1922 Die Kreutzersonate
Frau Suchoff
 1922 Zwei Welten
 1922 The False Dimitri
Amme Pawlowa
 1922 Bigamie
 1922 It Illuminates, My Dear
Mutter von Saint Just
 1922 Phantom
Baronin / Baroness
 1922 Youth
 1922 Luise Millerin
Millerin
 1922 Die siebtente Nacht
Frau Freese
 1921 Lotte Lore
 1921 Die Schuldige
Gräfin Wuthenow
 1921 Der Schicksalstag
Gräfin
 1921 Lady Hamilton
Eine Wirtin
 1921 Der Roman der Christine von Herre
Die alte comtesse
 1921 Die Erbin von Tordis
seine Frau
 1921 Um den Sohn
 1921 Die große und die kleine Welt
Frau aus dem Volke
 1921 The Genoa Conspiracy
Matrone
 1920 Menschen
 1920 Weltbrand
 1920 Der Gefangene
 1920 Können Gedanken töten?
Bäuerin
 1920 Eine Demimonde-Heirat
Anuschka
 1920 Das Grauen
 1920 Maria Magdalene
Ehefrau von Meister Anton
 1920 Monika Vogelsang
Witwe Walterspiel
 1919 Todesurteil
 1919 Rose Bernd
Frau Flamm
 1919 Pogrom
Wera Cheberiak
 1919 Peer Gynt
Aase
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Personal Details

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Before WW2 she headed a major drama school in Berlin.

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Alternate Names:

Ilka Gruning
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When she returned to Europe for the first time since 15 years she appeared in a theater play in Germany and other countries. They were able to win her over to play in the Swiss movie "Die Venus vom Tivoli" (1953). It was her only European movies after the war and her last film at all. After this Grüning returned to America. See more »

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