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Marika Rökk (1913–2004)

Marika Rokk was born in Cairo on the 3rd of November 1913. As a child she moved to Hungary. In Paris at the Moulin Rouge she started her career as a dancer, soon moving on to Broadway New York City, USA. She made her first films Why Sailors Leave Home (1930) in London, & also Kiss Me Sergeant (1930) in London, U.K. After that she made 2 very fine ... See full bio »

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Die Frau meiner Träume Julia Koestner
Hello Janine! Janine
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 1988 Schloß Königswald
Freifrau von Boehme
 1980 Die Gräfin vom Naschmarkt (TV Movie)
Rózsi Sándor, Horoskopverkäuferin
 1973 The Last Waltz (TV Movie)
 1972 Die Schöngrubers (TV Series)
Therese Schöngruber
- Die Reise nach Wien (1972) ... Therese Schöngruber
- Das Dienstmädchen (1972) ... Therese Schöngruber
- Die Einbrecher (1972) ... Therese Schöngruber
- Die Prüfung (1972) ... Therese Schöngruber
- Der Geburtstag (1972) ... Therese Schöngruber
 1967 Schlager International (TV Movie)
 1965 Adieu 65: Hello 66 (TV Movie)
 1962 Hochzeitsnacht im Paradies
Ilonka Davarosch
 1962 Die Fledermaus
Adele, the Maid
 1961 Heute gehn wir bummeln
Marika Sabo
 1961 Mein Mann, das Wirtschaftswunder
Ilona Farkas
 1959 Die Nacht vor der Premiere
Carola Lorm
 1958 Stage Free for Marika
Marion Müller / Marika Karoly
 1957 At Green Cockatoo by Night
Irene Wagner
 1953 The Divorcée
Gonda van der Loo
 1953 Mask in Blue
Juliska Varady
 1951 The Csardas Princess
Sylva Varescu
 1951 Sensation in San Remo
 1950 Marika
 1948 Fregola
 1944 Die Frau meiner Träume
Julia Koestner
 1942 Make Love to Me
Monika Koch
 1941 Tanz mit dem Kaiser
Christine von Alvin
 1941 Women Are Better Diplomats
Marie-Luise Pally
 1940 Zirkusblut (unfinished)
 1940 Request Concert
 1940 Kora Terry
Kora Terry / Mara Terry
 1939 Tanzendes Herz (unfinished)
 1939 It Was a Gay Ballnight
Nastassja Petrowna Jarowa, Dancer
 1939 Hello Janine!
 1939 Vadrózsa
 1938 A Night in May
Inge Fleming
 1937 Gasparone
Ita, seine Nichte
 1937 Karussell
Erika Hübner
 1937 Und du mein Schatz fährst mit
Maria Seydlitz
 1936 Der Bettelstudent
Ihre Tochter: Bronislawa
 1936 Hot Blood
Marika von Körössy
 1935 Light Cavalry
 1933 Kísértetek vonata
 1932 Csókolj meg, édes!
 1930 Kiss Me Sergeant
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In 1924 she intensified her dance career in Paris and joined the ballet company Hoffmann. With the company she got an engagement at Moulin Rouge in the same year. It followed appearances on Broadway and she went on tour through the USA before the company broke up in 1925. See more »


Her Hungarian accent


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