The 40 Best Austrian Actressesby flo1991 | created - 07 Dec 2010 | updated - 12 Jul 2011 | Public
Actress | L'important c'est d'aimer
Romy Schneider was born on 23 September 1938 in Vienna, Austria into a family of actors. Making her film debut at the age of 15, her breakthrough came two years later in the very popular trilogy Sissi (1955). Her mother, supervising her daughter's career, immediately approved Romy's participation ...
Ida Krottendorf was born on April 5, 1927 in Ebreichsdorf, Austria. She was an actress, known for Mutter Courage und ihre Kinder - Eine Chronik aus dem Dreißigjährigen Krieg (1965), Die Möwe (1963) and Auf der grünen Wiese (1953). She was married to Klausjürgen Wussow and Ernst...
4. Maria Schell
Actress | Superman
Maria Schell studied in a religious institution in Colmar (Haut-Rhin, France). She received a dramatic training in Zurich, Switzerland. To pay her studies, she was a secretary there. Besides being a film star; Maria appeared in plays in Zurich, Basel, in Vienna (Josefstad Theater), Berlin, Munich (...
Actress | Julia - Eine ungewöhnliche Frau
Christiane Hörbiger was born on October 13, 1938 in Vienna, Austria. She is an actress, known for Julia - Eine ungewöhnliche Frau (1999), Black Widow (2001) and Tafelspitz (1994). She was previously married to Rolf Bigler and Wolfgang Glück.
12. Erni Mangold
Actress | Before Sunrise
Goldmann was born into a family of artists. The father was a painter, whilst her mother, who was likely to become a successful concert pianist, resigned to her career in favour of her family. She had piano lessons from age 4-14.
After being trained at Helmut Kraus's Drama School, Erni Mangold ...
14. Elfriede Ott
Elfriede Ott was born on June 11, 1925 in Vienna, Austria. She was an actress, known for The Unintentional Kidnapping of Mrs. Elfriede Ott (2010), Herr im Haus bin ich (1970) and Was ihr wollt (1968). She was married to Hans Weigel and Ernst Waldbrunn. She died on June 12, 2019 in Vienna.
Actress | Vanessa
Born in Austria in 1965, Marion Mitterhammer was trained at the Academy for Music and Performing Arts in Graz. She set out her stage career at the Theatre in Baden-Baden and the Salzburg Festival; in Salzburg she worked with directors Jürgen Flimm und Thomas Langhoff. A tour production of ...
16. Monica Bleibtreu
Actress | Vier Minuten
Monica Bleibtreu was born on May 4, 1944 in Vienna, Austria. She was an actress and writer, known for Four Minutes (2006), The Manns - Novel of a Century (2001) and The Murder Farm (2009). She was married to Hans-Peter Korff. She died on May 13, 2009 in Hamburg, Germany.
17. Hedy Lamarr
Actress | Samson and Delilah
Hedy Lamarr, the woman many critics and fans alike regard as the most beautiful ever to appear in films, was born Hedwig Eva Kiesler in Vienna, Austria. She was the daughter of Gertrud (Lichtwitz), from Budapest, and Emil Kiesler, a banker from Lember (now known as Lviv). Her parents were both from...
21. Dagmar Koller
Actress | Die Csárdásfürstin
Born in Carinthia, Austria, in 1939, Dagmar Koller studied ballet from a very early age to correct a leg disorder. She won the state prize for dance from the Academy of Performing Arts in Vienna, and joined the chorus of the Vienna Folk Opera before her breakout role as Mi in "The Land of Smiles", ...
22. Paula Wessely
Actress | Episode
Paula Wessely was born on January 20, 1907 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary as Paula Anna Maria Wessely. She was an actress and producer, known for Episode (1935), Masquerade in Vienna (1934) and Maria Theresia (1951). She was married to Attila Hörbiger. She died on May 11, 2000 in Vienna, Austria.
Actress | Personal Shopper
Nora began acting in television and film while she was a student at the Berlin Arts University, where she graduated in 2007. She won the Bunte Magazine "New Faces" award for best young German actress in 2009, and received the Max Ophüls Prize for "Most Promising Actress" in January 2010. Nora is a ...
25. Senta Berger
Actress | Unter Verdacht
Senta Berger was born in 1941 in Vienna, Austria to her father Josef Berger who was a musician and her mother Therese Berger, a school teacher. Senta and her father performed together when she was just four years old. She sang and her dad played the piano. At five years old, she took ballet lessons...
Actress | Kaisermühlen Blues
Brigitte Neumeister was born on January 12, 1944 in Perchtoldsdorf, Vienna [now Lower Austria], Austria. She was an actress, known for Kaisermühlen Blues (1992), Herr im Haus bin ich (1970) and Tatort (1970). She was married to Felix Rotholz. She died on November 1, 2013 in Vienna, Austria.
32. Sophie Rois
Actress | 3
Sophie Rois was born on 1 June 1961 in Ottensheim, Austria and studied acting at the Max-Reinhardt-Seminar in Vienna from 1982 to 1985. In the following years, she played at several theaters in Berlin, since 1992 she has been ensemble member at the city's Freie Volksbühne. Appearing also on ...
38. Bibiane Zeller
Actress | Kottan ermittelt
Bibiane Zeller was born on February 25, 1928 in Vienna, Austria. She is an actress, known for Kottan ermittelt (1976), Die Spätzünder (2010) and Das Jahrhundert der Chirurgen (1972). She is married to Eugen Stark. She was previously married to Otto Anton Eder.