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Zita Johann (1904–1993)

Zita Johann was born on July 14, 1904 in Temesvar, Austria-Hungary. She was an actress, known for The Mummy (1932), The Sin of Nora Moran (1933) and The Struggle (1931). She was married to Bernard E. Shedd, John McCormick and John Houseman. She died on September 20, 1993 in Nyack, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Mummy
The Mummy Helen Grosvenor
(1932)
The Sin of Nora Moran
(1933)
The Struggle
The Struggle Florrie
(1931)
Tiger Shark
Tiger Shark Quita Silva
(1932)

Filmography

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 1986 Raiders of the Living Dead
Librarian
 1934 Grand Canary
Suzan Tranter
 1933 The Man Who Dared
Teena Pavelic Novak
 1933 Luxury Liner
Miss Morgan
 1932 Tiger Shark
Quita Silva
 1931 The Struggle
Florrie
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 1993 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Herself
- D.W. Griffith: Father of Film (1993) ... Herself
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 2007-2013 Cinemassacre's Monster Madness (TV Series documentary)
Helen Grosvenor
- The Mummy (2007) ... Helen Grosvenor
 2009 Bones (TV Series)
Helen Grosvenor
- A Night at the Bones Museum (2009) ... Helen Grosvenor (uncredited)
 1998 Universal Horror (TV Movie documentary)
 1982 Coming Soon (Video documentary)
edited from 'The Mummy' (uncredited)
 1940 The Mummy's Hand
Princess Ananka (uncredited)

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Other Works:

Stage Play: Broken Journey. Drama. Written by Andrew Rosenthal. Directed by Arthur Hopkins. Henry Miller's Theatre: 23 Jun 1942- 11 Jul 1942 (23 performances). Cast: Warner Anderson (as "Dan Hardeen"), Edith Atwater (as "Christina Landers"), Helen Carew (as "Essie"), Zita Johann (as "Rachel Thatcher Arlen") [final Broadway role], Joan ... See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Boris Karloff] He had the saddest eyes I'd ever seen. Whatever his pain was, it was very deep and very real.

Trivia:

She was a strong woman in Hollywood and once phoned up a major studio executive to ask why he made such rubbish. See more »

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Cancer

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