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Anna Sten (1908–1993)


Born in Russia to a Ukrainian father and a Swedish mother, Anna Sten studied at the Russian Film Academy and joined the Moscow Art Theater. Strikingly beautiful, she went on to appear in a number of Russian silent films, but it was in the German film Der Mörder Dimitri Karamasoff (1931) that Anna gained notice. Samuel Goldwyn saw a picture of... See full bio »

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Known For

The Wedding Night
The Wedding Night Manya Novak
(1935)
Devushka s korobkoy
(1927)
We Live Again
We Live Again Katusha Maslova
(1934)
Nana
Nana Nana
(1934)

Filmography

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 1964 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
Mrs. Van de Heuven
- Modus Operandi (1964) ... Mrs. Van de Heuven
 1959 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series)
Antonia Kohlermann
- The Bamboo Curtain (1959) ... Antonia Kohlermann
 1957 The Walter Winchell File (TV Series)
Frieda
- The Cupcake (1957) ... Frieda
 1956 Runaway Daughters
Ruth Barton
 1956 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Queen of Livonia
- County Fair or Minister of Agriculture (1956) ... Queen of Livonia
 1955 Soldier of Fortune
Madame Dupree
 1948 Let's Live a Little
Michele Bennett
 1943 They Came to Blow Up America
Frau Reiter
 1943 The Fighting Guerrillas
Lubitca Mihailovitch
 1941 So Ends Our Night
Lilo
 1940 The Man I Married
Frieda
 1939 Exile Express
Nadine Nikolas
 1936 Two Who Dared
Maria Krasnova aka Maria Novikova
 1935 The Wedding Night
Manya Novak
 1934 We Live Again
Katusha Maslova
 1934 Nana
Nana
 1932 Stürme der Leidenschaft
Russen-Annya
 1931/I Trapeze
Marina
 1930 Lohnbuchhalter Kremke
Kremkes Tochter
 1929 Zolotoy klyuv
Varenka
 1928 Belyy oryol
Governor's wife (as A. Sten)
 1928 Moy syn
Olga Surina
 1928 The Yellow Ticket
Maria, young farmer's wife
 1926 Miss Mend
Typist (uncredited)
 1926 Predatel
Prostitute
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Myron Fagan's play, "Nancy's Private Affair," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine.

Publicity Listings:

3 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

A. Sten | Anel Sudakevich
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Trivia:

Sten was such a flop as a star for Samuel Goldwyn Productions, that the producer's stockholders referred to her as "Anna Stench.". See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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