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Ida Kaminska (1899–1980)

Began her stage career at age five an later played leading roles on stage. Appeared in a handful of films and is better now for her support of the Jewish people. She later moved to Israel. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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 1970 The Angel Levine
Fanny Mishkin
 1967 Czarna suknia (TV Movie)
Karola Orlowska
 1965 The Shop on Main Street
Rozalia Lautmannová
 1948 Border Street
Helena (uncredited)
 1939 On a heym
Bas Szewa
 1916 Zayn vaybs man (Short)
Bela Baskim - daughter
 1913 Gots shtrof (Short)
 1912/I Mirele Efros (Short)
Szlojmele, Mirele's grandson
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 1967 The 39th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Leading Role
 1956 Teatr Zydowski (Documentary short)
 1947 The Jewish People Live (Documentary)
Mirele Efros

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Daughter of Yiddish stage actress Ester Rachel Kaminska (born Halpern)and stage actor, director and producer Abraham Izaak Kaminski, younger sister of Regina Kaminska. Her mother was known as the Jewish Eleanora Duse, and her father founded the Yiddish Theater in Moscow.

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