unbekannter Gast

Bergner, Elisabeth eigentlich E. Ettel#

b. Drohobycz (Galicia, Poland), Aug. 22, 1897, d. London (United Kingdom), May 12, 1986, film and stage actress. After her debut in Innsbruck engagements in Zurich, Berlin, Vienna and Munich; esp. successful in the 1920s; 1933 married the film director P. Czinner (d. 1972) and emigrated to England, 1940 to the USA, 1950 returned to London; guest performances in Germany, Austria and Switzerland; 1970 debut as a director; 1973 last stage appearance, then film and TV work.

Publication#

Bewundert viel und viel gescholten, 1978.

Literature#

K. Voelker, E. B. Das Leben einer Schauspielerin, 1990; Unsere schwarze Rose: E. B., exhibition catalogue, Historisches Museum der Stadt Wien, 1993; B. B. Reiterer, Die Urenkelinnen des Proteus, doctoral thesis, Vienna 1996; B. Hochholdinger-Reiterer, Vom Erschaffen der Kindfrau. E. B. - ein Image, 1999.