Vilma Bánky (1898–1991)


STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 9,739 this week
Trailer
2:01 | Trailer
Vilma Bánky appeared in Hungarian, Austrian and French movies between 1920 and 1925, the year in which Samuel Goldwyn signed her, in Budapest, to a Hollywood contract. In Hollywood she was billed as the "The Hungarian Rhapsody". In the mid and late 1920s she was Goldwyn's biggest money maker, especially playing with Ronald Colman. Her best-known ... See full bio »

'90s Shows That Need a Reboot Now

Revisit "Sister, Sister" and more '90s TV throwbacks that need a revival now.

See our picks list

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 35 people
created 19 Mar 2017
 
a list of 42 people
created 11 Sep 2016
 
a list of 31 people
created 31 Mar 2018
 
a list of 24 people
created 16 Jul 2015
 
a list of 749 people
created 22 Apr 2019
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Vilma Bánky's work have you seen?

User Polls

1 win. See more awards »

Photos

Known For

(1926)
The Eagle Mascha Troekouroff
(1925)
The Night of Love Princess Marie
(1927)
A Lady to Love Lena Shultz
(1930)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actress (26 credits)
 1933 The Rebel
Erika Leroy
 1930 A Lady to Love
Lena Shultz
 1929 This Is Heaven
Eva Petrie
 1928 The Awakening
Marie Ducrot
 1928 Two Lovers
Donna Leonora de Vargas
 1927 The Magic Flame
Bianca, the Aerial Artist
 1927 The Night of Love
Princess Marie
 1926 The Winning of Barbara Worth
Barbara Worth
 1926 The Son of the Sheik
Yasmin (as Vilma Banky)
 1925 The Eagle
Mascha Troekouroff (as Vilma Banky)
 1925 The Dark Angel
Kitty Vane
 1924 The Lady from Paris
Bessy Ferguson
 1924 King of the Circus
Ketty
 1924 Hotel Potemkin
Mabel
 1923 Das Bildnis
 1922 Schattenkinder des Glücks
Helen Blaas
 1921 Galathea
Galathea
 1921 Veszélyben a pokol
Aurora
Show Show Self (4 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (8 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Toured in national company of "Cherries Are Ripe" by Anita Loos. Also in cast: Rod La Rocque.

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 20 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Vilma Banky

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

Banky spoke no English when first discovered by Samuel Goldwyn, who taught her to answer "Lamp chops and pineapple" to all reporters' questions. See more »

Trademark:

The Hungarian Rhapsody

Star Sign:

Capricorn

Contribute to This Page

Your Next Binge Watch Awaits

Looking for something to watch? Check out IMDb's "What to Watch" series to find out what's really worth watching.



Recently Viewed