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Marija Leiko (1887–1938)

Marija Leiko was born on August 14, 1887 in Riga, Russian Empire. She was an actress, known for Falscher Start (1919), Am Ruedesheimer Schloss steht eine Linde (1928) and Die Rothausgasse (1928). She died on February 3, 1938 in Moscow, USSR. See full bio »


(age 50) in Moscow, USSR

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Falscher Start
Die Rothausgasse
Die Rothausgasse Katherina Rezek
Am Webstuhl der Zeit
Am Webstuhl der Zeit Ruth Einser, Hansens Assistentin


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 1928 Die Rothausgasse
Katherina Rezek
 1923 Der Schatz der Gesine Jakobsen
Gesine Jakobsen
 1922 Die Schneiderkomteß
Die junge Komteß
 1921 Die Ratten
Pauline Piperkarcka
 1921 Die Furcht vor dem Weibe
 1921 Am Webstuhl der Zeit
Ruth Einser, Hansens Assistentin (as Marija Leyko)
 1921 Das Opfer der Ellen Larsen
Ellen Larsen
 1921 Torgus
 1920 Die Kwannon von Okadera
Ingele von Geortz
 1920 Ewiger Strom
Marija, ein Mädchen
 1920 Satanas
 1919 Falscher Start
 1919 Freie Liebe
 1919 Lola Montez 2
 1919 Die Augen im Walde
 1918 Kain

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Marija Leyko

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On 15 December 1937 Leiko was arrested on false charges of belonging to a "Latvian nationalist conspiracy". On 3 February 1938 she was shot and buried in a mass grave at the secret NKVD killing field at Butovo, near Moscow. See more »

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