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Greta Schröder (1892–1980)


Greta Schröder was a German actress. She is best known for the role of Thomas Hutter's wife in the 1922 silent film Nosferatu. In the fictionalized 2000 film, Shadow of the Vampire, she is portrayed as having been a famous actress during the making of Nosferatu, but in fact she was little known. The peak of her career was during the 1920s, and she ... See full bio »

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(age 87) in Berlin, Germany

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Known For

Nosferatu Ellen - seine Frau
(1922)
Paganini Antonia Paganini
(1923)
Victoria the Great Baroness Lehzen
(1937)
Queen of Destiny Baronin Lehzen
(1938)

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 1954 Circus Girl
Yrida`s Krankenschwester
 1953 Punktchen and Anton
Gesellschafterin auf Party (uncredited)
 1945 Burning Hearts
Frau von Voß
 1943 Wildvogel
Jutta Lossen
 1938 Queen of Destiny
Baronin Lehzen (as Grete Wegener)
 1937 Victoria the Great
Baroness Lehzen (as Grete Wegener)
 1923 Brother
Christine
 1923 Paganini
Antonia Paganini
 1922 It Illuminates, My Dear
Therese
 1922 Nosferatu
Ellen - seine Frau (as Greta Schroeder)
 1922 Marizza
Sadja, Scarzella's daughter
 1921 Zirkus des Lebens
Alegria (as Greta Schröder-Matray)
 1921 The Lost Shadow
Gräfin Dorothea Durande
 1920 The Golem
Ein Mägdelein mit der Rose / Young Woman with Rose
 1913 Die Insel der Seligen
Psyche
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Alternate Names:

Greta Schroeder Mátray | Greta Schroeder | Greta Schroeder-Wegener | Greta Schröder-Matray | Grete Wegener

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)

Spouse:

Paul Wegener  (his death) | See more »
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Because her focus was on the theater she only acted in few more movies of the 20s. Still she was able to leave a permanent impression thank to several well-known movies. Especially her leading role in the legendary "Nosferatu" (1922) at Max Schreck's side granted her an entry into film history. Despite these early success she did not play again in movies in the next years. Only from 1937 she ... See more »

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