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Vija Artmane (1929–2008)


Vija Artmane has been called the legend of Latvian theatre and cinema. She was born Alida Fritsevna Artmane, on July 21, 1929, in a village near Tukums, Latvia. Her father, Fritsis Artmane, was of Batic German ancestry, and he died four months before she was born. Her Polish mother, Anna Zaborska, survived by doing seasonal agricultural jobs. Young... See full bio »

Died:

(age 79) in Riga, Latvia

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Known For

Teatris Dzhuliya Lambert (Julia Lambert)
(1978)
Katafalk Actress
(1990)
Zolotoy vek Catherine II
(2003)
Pugachev Catherine the Great
(1979)

Filmography

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 2003 Zolotoy vek
Catherine II
 2000 Kamenskaya: Igra na chuzhom pole (TV Movie)
Valter
 2000 Kamenskaya - 1 (TV Series)
Regina Arkadyevna Valter
- Igra na chuzhom pole. Part 1 (2000) ... Regina Arkadyevna Valter
- Igra na chuzhom pole. Part 2 (2000) ... Regina Arkadyevna Valter
 1996 Anna
 1991 Love
babushka Mariny
 1990 Katafalk
 1988 Moonzund
frau Milch
 1987 The Secret of the Snow Queen (TV Movie)
Mrs. Autumn
 1985 Emila nedarbi (TV Movie)
Nabagmajas komendante
 1983 Svesas kaislibas
Anna
 1982 Sledstviyem ustanovleno...
Ruta Graudinia
 1981 Zhavoronki (TV Movie)
Gundega
 1980 Gosudarstvennaya granitsa: My nash, my novyy... (TV Movie)
Zinaida Kirillovna
 1980 Gosudarstvennaya granitsa (TV Series)
Zinaida Kirillovna (mama Vladimira Danovicha)
- Film 1 «My nash, my novyi... ». Part 2 (1980) ... Zinaida Kirillovna (mama Vladimira Danovicha)
- Film 1 «My nash, my novyi... ». Part 1 (1980) ... Zinaida Kirillovna (mama Vladimira Danovicha)
 1979 Pugachev
Catherine the Great
 1978 Teatris
Dzhuliya Lambert (Julia Lambert)
 1977 Mainai
Jadvyga
 1977 Meistars
 1973 Gift for the Single Woman
Knopiene / Gita
 1971 Me, gamomdziebeli
Vanda
 1970 Podvig Farkhada
Vera
 1970 Troynaya proverka
Frau Greta (as V. Artmane)
 1969 Mernieku laiki
Liena
 1969 Noch pered rassvetom (TV Mini Series)
Karla
 1969 Gladiaator
Anni
 1967 Andromeda Nebula
Veda Kong
 1967 Silnye dukhom
Lisovskay
 1966 Purva bridejs
Kristina
 1965 Nobody Wanted to Die
Ona (as V. Artmane)
 1964 Rodnaya krov
Sonya
 1963 Vstuplenie
Sosedka-latyshka (as A. Artamane)
 1961 Verba seraya tsyetyot
Velta Mezmale
 1960 Na poroge buri
Mara Vilde
 1959 Chuzhaya v posyolke
Elza
 1956 Za lebedinoy staey oblakov
Dace Straume (as V. Artmane)
 1956 Posle shtorma
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Published a book of memoirs titled 'The moments of my life'

Alternate Names:

A. Artamane | V. Artmane

Spouse:

Arturs Dimiters  (his death)  (2 children)
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Star Sign:

Cancer

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