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Overview (2)

Born in Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Died in Zollikerberg, Switzerland

Mini Bio (1)

Stephanie Glaser, a popular Swiss actress and singer, was born in Neuchâtel in 1920. After studying acting at the Reinhardt-Seminar in Vienna, she appeared in various theaters in Switzerland and Germany. Back in Switzerland, she sang at the "Bärenstatze", the "Floigefänger" and "Fédéral" cabarets, in solo or with partners like Walter Roderer, Freddy Lienhard, etc. From then on Stephanie Glaser ranked among the leading figures of the Swiss comedy scene. Hans Gmür wrote several pieces especially for her. In 1954, she started a film career: she was Trinette in the Gotthelf film adaptations by Franz Schnyder, Uli, der Knecht (1954) and its sequel Uli the Tenant (1955). In 1965, she married Oscar Düby. In the 1970s Glaser became the public's favorite as "Aunt Elise" with the goldfish "Traugottli" in the popular television show "Teleboy" by Kurt Felix. She also took part in series such as "Die Direktorin" (1994). In 2001 she was nominated for the Swiss Film Prize as Best Actress for her performance in the film "Komiker" by Markus Imboden. She was cast in her first leading film role in "Die Herbstzeitlosen". In 2006 Stefanie Glaser was honored with a Special Leopard at the Locarno International Film Festival and, in the same year, the Swiss Award in the culture category. The vivacious old lady was nearly 91 when she died in 2011, after a long life and a long career.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Guy Bellinger

Spouse (1)

Oscar Düby (1965 - 1 January 1982) ( his death)

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