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Date of Birth 14 July 1907Niederschönhausen [now Berlin], Germany
Date of Death 30 October 1993Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Birth NameMaria Stern

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Maria Matray was born on July 14, 1907 in Niederschönhausen [now Berlin], Germany as Maria Stern. She was a writer and actress, known for ...und abends in die Scala (1958), Ein Winter auf Mallorca (1982) and Mein Vater, der Schauspieler (1956). She was married to Ernst Matray. She died on October 30, 1993 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.

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Ernst Matray (1927 - 1962) (divorced)

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German-Jewish dancer, actress and writer, daughter of an engineer and later director of AEG. Married her mentor, the director and choreographer Ernst Matray. Acted in films under the name Maria Solveg, perhaps best remembered as leading lady to Louis Trenker in the mountaineering drama The Son of the White Mountain (1930). With her husband, emigrated to the United States in 1936, becoming an American citizen four years later. Worked sporadically in Hollywood during the 1940's as choreographer or assistant director. Began a new career in the early 1950's (as Maria Matray) as a writer of television scripts, mostly in collaboration with Answald Krüger.

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