STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 2,401 this week

Lotte Lenya (1898–1981)


Lotte Lenya was a Tony Award-winning and Academy award-nominated actress and singer who is best remembered for her supporting role as Rosa Klebb in the classic Bond film From Russia with Love (1963). She was born Karoline Wilhelmine Charlotte Blaumauer on October 18, 1898, in Vienna, Austria (at that time Austro-Hungarian Empire), into a working ... See full bio »

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Editors' Spotlight

IMDbTV Pick: Showtime's "Penny Dreadful"

The subtle trick Showtime's "Penny Dreadful is that it is far less about the blood, gore and the specter of gruesome death than the sharp pain and exhilarating pleasure of living, and the terror of feeling alone even in close company. Read our review in the May Picks section.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 32 people
created 23 Apr 2011
 
a list of 28 people
created 17 Jul 2011
 
a list of 21 people
created 03 Nov 2011
 
a list of 40 people
created 24 Mar 2013
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Lotte Lenya's work have you seen?

User Polls

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

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actress (10 credits)
 1980 Mahagonny (voice)
 1977 Semi-Tough
Clara Pelf
 1974 CBS Daytime 90 (TV Series)
Rosa Harcourt
- Trio for Lovers (1974) ... Rosa Harcourt
 1969 The Appointment
Emma Valadier
 1966 Ten Blocks on the Camino Real (TV Movie)
The Gypsy
 1961 The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone
Contessa Magda Terribili-Gonzales
 1931 The 3 Penny Opera
Jenny (as Lotte Lenja)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Self (7 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (7 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in George Tabori's play, "Brecht on Brecht," at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England in an English Stage Company production with Barry Foster, Norman Rossington, and George Devine in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | See more »


Alternate Names:

Lotte Lenja
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

After Kurt Weill's death in 1950, Lotte, no longer confident of her talent, reluctantly agreed to appear in a memorial concert at Town Hall. The concert was such a huge success that it prompted annual revivals until 1965. She also spent the rest of her life dedicated to keeping Kurt's music alive through exhaustive searches of lost work, administering copyrights and, of course, her legendary ... See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Happy birthday BondFan90
Discuss Lotte Lenya on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page