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Pola Negri (1897–1987)


Pola Negri was born in Lipno, Poland, and moved to Warsaw as a child. Living in poverty with her mother, a teenage Pola auditioned and was accepted to the Imperial Ballet. Due to an illness that ended her dancing career, she soon switched to the Warsaw Imperial Academy of Dramatic Arts and became an actress. By 17 she was a star on the Warsaw ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Wildcat
The Wildcat Rischka
(1921)
Madame DuBarry
Madame DuBarry Jeanne Vaubernier - later Madame Dubarry
(1919)
Hotel Imperial
Hotel Imperial Anna Sedlak
(1927)

Filmography

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 1964 The Moon-Spinners
Madame Habib
 1943 Hi Diddle Diddle
Genya Smetana
 1938 Die Nacht der Entscheidung
Tessa Brückmann
 1938 Die fromme Lüge
Carmen Casini
 1937 Tango Notturno
Mado Doucet
 1936 Gräfin Volescu
Gräfin Volescu
 1935 Mazurka
Vera, Singer
 1934 Fanatisme
Rosine Savelli
 1929 The Way of Lost Souls
Louise
 1928 The Woman from Moscow
Princess Fedora
 1928 Loves of an Actress
Rachel
 1928 Three Sinners
Baroness Gerda Wallentin
 1928 The Secret Hour
Amy
 1927 The Woman on Trial
Julie
 1926 Good and Naughty
Germaine Morris
 1926 The Crown of Lies
Olga Kriga
 1925 A Woman of the World
Countess Elnora Natatorini
 1925 Flower of Night
Carlota y Villalon
 1925 The Charmer
Mariposa
 1924 Forbidden Paradise
Catherine (the Czarina)
 1924 Men
Cleo
 1924 Shadows of Paris
Claire, Queen of the Apaches
 1923 The Cheat
Carmelita De Córdoba
 1923 Die Flamme (Short)
Yvette
 1921 Mad Love
Sappho
 1920 Die Marchesa d'Armiani
Marchesa Assunta
 1920 Das Martyrium
Gattin
 1920 Sumurun
Yannaia - a Dancer
 1919 Rausch
 1919 Vendetta
Marianna Paoli
 1919 Kreuzigt sie!
Maria
 1918 Surogaty lyubvi
Lead
 1918 Wenn das Herz in Haß erglüht
Ilja Vörösz
 1918 Carmen
Carmen
 1918 Der gelbe Schein
Lea, the Professor's Adopted Daughter
 1918 Mania. Die Geschichte einer Zigarettenarbeiterin
Mania - Zigarettenarbeiterin
 1917 Arabella
 1917 Pokój Nr.13 (Short)
 1916 Studenci
Pola, Jan's and Stasia's daughter
 1915 Czarna ksiazeczka (Short)
 1915 Zona
Helena Kazicka
 1914 Niewolnica zmyslów
Pola, dancer
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 15 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 32 Articles | 11 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Erna Negri | Polita

Height:

5' (1.52 m)
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Personal Quote:

Damn sympathy! I don't care whether they love me or not. I don't care whether I am beautiful or not. I want a chance to act. See more »

Trivia:

She was engaged to Charles Chaplin before she became involved with Rudolph Valentino. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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