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Anna Held (1872–1918)


Anna Held was born Helene Anna Held on March 8, 1872 (some sources say 1873) in Warsaw, Poland. She was the youngest of eleven children. Her Jewish family fled to Paris, France. Sadly her father died from alcoholism when she was twelve. She started her career singing in Europe. Her signature song was "Won't You Come And Play With Me." In 1894 she ... See full bio »

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Known For

Madame la Presidente Mademoiselle Gobette
(1916)
The Comet Actress
(1910)
(1933)
(1981)

Filmography

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 1916 Madame la Presidente
Mademoiselle Gobette
 1910 The Comet (Short)
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 1981 The 35th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "It's Delightful to be Married")
 1941 Love Crazy (lyrics: "It's Delightful to Be Married" (1907) - uncredited)
 1936 The Great Ziegfeld (lyrics: "It's Delightful to Be Married" (1907) - uncredited)
 1933 Betty Boop (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Betty Boop's May Party (1933) ... (lyrics: "It's Delightful To Be Married")
 1931 Prestige (lyrics: "It's Delightful to Be Married" (1907) - uncredited)
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 1916 Animated Weekly, No. 10 (Documentary short)
Self
 1916 Pathé News, No. 18 (Short)
Self
 1913 Elevating an Elephant (Short documentary)
Self
 1913 Popular Players Off the Stage (Documentary short)
Self
 1901/II Anna Held (Documentary)
Self
 1901/I Anna Held (Documentary short)
Self
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 1953 The Ford 50th Anniversary Show (TV Special)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: Miss Innocence. Musical extravaganza (revival). Based on material by Harry B. Smith. Lyrics by Harry B. Smith. Music by Ludwig Englander. Musical Direction by Frank Darling. Directed by Julian Mitchell. New York Theatre: 27 Sep 1909- 9 Oct 1909 (16 performances). Cast: Millie Baker (as "Angele/Three Weeks with You"), Charles A.... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 3 Portrayals | 10 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Height:

5' 1" (1.55 m)

Spouse:

Maximo Carrera  (his death)  (1 child)
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Personal Quote:

There is no glory in war. You should be so prepared that war will never be necessary; that it will never be necessary to send your young men forth to pour out their life's blood in a useless conflict. See more »

Trivia:

Longtime companion of Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. (1897 - 1913). They never officially married. See more »

Trademark:

Wearing Corsets On Stage

Star Sign:

Pisces

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