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Greta Meyer (1883–1965)

Greta Meyer was born on August 7, 1883 in Dessau, Germany. She was an actress, known for De jantjes (1922), The Line-Up (1934) and Bill Cracks Down (1937). She died on October 8, 1965 in Gardena, California, USA. See full bio »

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De jantjes
De jantjes Toffe Jans
The Line-Up
The Line-Up Mrs. Peterson
Bill Cracks Down
Mister Dynamite


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 1944 An American Romance
Mama Hartzler (uncredited)
 1943 They Got Me Covered
Katrina (uncredited)
 1942 Reunion in France
Customer (uncredited)
 1942 Friendly Enemies
 1941 Million Dollar Baby
Anna, Wheelwright's Maid (uncredited)
 1941 Come Live with Me
 1940 Bitter Sweet
Mama Luden
 1940 The Man I Married
Hausfrau (uncredited)
 1940 Four Sons
Frau Sturm
 1940 Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet
Female Nurse (uncredited)
 1939 No Place to Go
 1939 The Women
Masseuse (uncredited)
 1939 When Tomorrow Comes
Madeline's Nurse Maid (uncredited)
 1939 Twelve Crowded Hours
Mrs. Rovitch (uncredited)
 1938 Torchy Gets Her Man
Mrs. Schmidt (uncredited)
 1938 The Great Waltz
Mrs. Vogelhuber
 1938 Three Loves Has Nancy
Mrs. Swanson - a Masseuse (uncredited)
 1938 Paradise for Three
Mrs. Traub - Fritz's Landlady (uncredited)
 1938 The Patient in Room 18
 1937 Prescription for Romance
Marie (Head Nurse) (uncredited)
 1937 I'll Take Romance
Hans' Mother (uncredited)
 1937 Heidi
Second Village Woman (uncredited)
 1937 Lancer Spy
Woman on Train (uncredited)
 1937 Reported Missing
Mrs. Van Der Bork (uncredited)
 1937 Fly Away Baby
Mama - Zeppelin Passenger (uncredited)
 1937 The Road Back
Storekeeper (uncredited)
 1937 Damaged Goods
Bertha (the wet nurse)
 1937 Night of Mystery
Mrs. Mannheim
 1937 Thin Ice
 1937 When Love Is Young
Hannah Werner
 1937 Bill Cracks Down
 1936 Libeled Lady
Maid to Connie Allenbury (uncredited)
 1936 The Gorgeous Hussy
Frau Oxenrider (uncredited)
 1936 Spendthrift
Hilda - the Maid
 1936 Suzy
Mrs. Schmidt
 1936 Moonlight Murder
Mrs. Hank (uncredited)
 1936 These Three
Viennese Waitress (uncredited)
 1936 Wife vs. Secretary
Molly (uncredited)
 1935 Twin Triplets (Short)
Mrs. Borgerschmith
 1935 His Night Out
Mrs. Grosslasser (uncredited)
 1935 Diamond Jim
Masseuse (uncredited)
 1935 Smart Girl
Mrs. Krausemeyer
 1935 Public Hero Number 1
Glass' Housekeeper (uncredited)
 1935 Mister Dynamite
Jans (as Greta Meyers)
 1935 Laddie
 1935 Naughty Marietta
Frau Schuman
 1935 Biography of a Bachelor Girl
Minnie, Marion's Maid
 1934 Forsaking All Others
Bella - Mary's Masseuse (uncredited)
 1934 The Mighty Barnum
Jenny Lind's Maid (uncredited)
 1934 Strange Wives
 1934 Servants' Entrance
Anna, the Cook
 1934 Young and Beautiful
Mrs. Cline
 1934 Most Precious Thing in Life
Mrs. Svenson (uncredited)
 1934 Private Scandal
August's Wife - First Customer (uncredited)
 1934 All Men Are Enemies
Landlady (uncredited)
 1934 The Line-Up
Mrs. Peterson
 1934 Elmer Steps Out (Short)
 1934 As Husbands Go
Christina (uncredited)
 1933 Let's Fall in Love
 1933 The Chief
Little Heinie's Mother (uncredited)
 1933 Meet the Baron
Aunt Sophie (uncredited)
 1933 Bombshell
Lola's Masseuse (uncredited)
 1933 Stage Mother
Dancing Girl's Mother (uncredited)
 1933 Pilgrimage
Mrs. Haberschmidt (uncredited)
 1933 Jennie Gerhardt
Ada (uncredited)
 1933 The Nuisance
Mrs. Mannheimer
 1933 The White Sister
German Mother (uncredited)
 1933 Whistling in the Dark
Mrs. Barfuss (uncredited)
 1932 The Match King
Trudi, Marta's Maid (uncredited)
 1932 Flesh
Mrs. Herman
 1932 The Man from Yesterday
Swiss Inn Proprietress
 1932/I Grand Hotel
Housekeeper in Room 174 (uncredited)
 1931 Tonight or Never
 1929 Die Königsloge
Mrs. Barker
 1922 De jantjes
Toffe Jans
 1917 Das Gleichgewicht (Short) (as Grete Meier)

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Alternate Names:

Grete Meier | Greta Meyers

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Dumpy German-born character actress, in the U.S. from 1923. In Hollywood from 1931, she played a succession of amiable Teutonic or Scandinavian mothers, landladies, domestics and house wives.

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