Lila Kedrova (1918–2000)


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Lila Kedrova was born on October 9, 1918 in Petrograd, Russia. She was an actress, known for Zorba the Greek (1964), The Tenant (1976) and Torn Curtain (1966). She was married to Richard Howard. She died on February 16, 2000 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada. See full bio »

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Known For

Zorba the Greek Madame Hortense
(1964)
The Tenant Madame Gaderian
(1976)
Torn Curtain Countess Kuchinska
(1966)

Filmography

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 1991 A Star for Two
Simone
 1988 Two Men (TV Movie)
Rose
 1988 Some Girls
Granny
 1983 Testament (uncredited)
 1982 Bloodtide
Sister Anna
 1981 Il turno
Maria
 1980 Tell Me a Riddle
Eva
 1980 Les parents terribles (TV Movie)
Yvonne
 1980 The Ghost Sonata (TV Movie)
The mummy
 1980 Les amours de la belle époque (TV Series)
Mme Grabut
- Mon amie Nane (1980) ... Mme Grabut
 1979 Le petit théâtre d'Antenne 2 (TV Series)
- Le bifteck (1979)
 1979 Womanlight
Sonia Tovalski
 1979 Les égouts du paradis
Charlotte
 1979 Le cavaleur
Olga
 1978 The Paradise of Riches
Camille Chevallier
 1977 Nido de viudas
Mother
 1977 Stop Calling Me Baby!
Countess de Tocqueville
 1977 Cinéma 16 (TV Series)
Mme Debolska
- Au bout du printemps (1977) ... Mme Debolska
 1976 The Tenant
Madame Gaderian
 1976 Second City Firsts (TV Series)
Natasha
- Trotsky Is Dead (1976) ... Natasha
 1975 Eliza's Horoscope
Lila
 1975 Together Forever
Contessa Cappelli
 1975 Footprints on the Moon
Mrs. Heim
 1974 Undercovers Hero
Madame Grenier
 1973 Les glaces (TV Movie)
Madame
 1972 Escape to the Sun
Sarah Kaplan
 1972 Cool Million (TV Series)
Mme. Martine
- Mask of Marcella (1972) ... Mme. Martine
 1972 A Time for Loving
Madame Olga Dubillard
 1972 Cancer
La mère de David
 1970 The Kremlin Letter
Madam Sophie
 1969 A Touch of Venus (TV Series)
Francesca
- Soap & Water (1969) ... Francesca
 1968 The Girl Who Couldn't Say No
Yolanda's Mother
 1966 Maigret a Pigalle
Rose Alfonsi (as Lila Kedrowa)
 1966 Penelope
Sadaba
 1966 The Survivors (TV Movie)
Emma Martens
 1966 Thirteen Against Fate (TV Series)
Emma Martens
- The Survivors (1966) ... Emma Martens
 1966 Torn Curtain
Countess Kuchinska
 1966 Le train bleu s'arrête 13 fois (TV Series)
Sonia
- Monte-Carlo: Un mari dangereux (1966) ... Sonia
 1964 Zorba the Greek
Madame Hortense
 1964 Death of a Killer
La mère de Massa
 1960-1963 Les cinq dernières minutes (TV Series)
Wanda Nouchkine / Mme Grisolles
- Une affaire de famille (1963) ... Wanda Nouchkine
- Au fil de l'histoire (1960) ... Mme Grisolles
 1963 Kriss Romani
Kirvi
 1962 Mesdemoiselles Armande (TV Movie)
La Ledoux
 1961 L'histoire dépasse la fiction (TV Series)
Leonora Galigaï
- Les Concini (1961) ... Leonora Galigaï
 1961 Les Concini (TV Movie)
Leonora Galigaï
 1959 My Pal the Gypsy
La Choute
 1959 The Female
Manuela
 1958 Montparnasse 19
Anna Zborowsky
 1957 This Pretty World
Léa
 1957 Until the Last One
Marcella Bastia
 1956 Main Street
Pepita
 1956 People of No Importance
Mme. Vacopoulos
 1955 School for Love
Mme. Dimater - mère de Sophie
 1955 Razzia
Léa
 1955 Les chiffonniers d'Emmaüs
La femme de Bastien (uncredited)
 1954 Human Cargo
Mme Denis, la concierge
 1954 Flesh and the Woman
Rose
 1954 The Unfrocked One
L'épouse d'un défroqué
 1953 No Way Back
Ljuba (as Lila Kedrowa)
 1938 Ultimatum
Irina (as Lila Kédrova)
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Other Works:

She acted in Stephen Sondheim's musical, "A Little Night Music," at the Piccadilly Theatre in London, England with Dorothy Tutin, Peter McEnery, Susan Hampshire, and Eric Flynn in the cast. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Lila Kedrowa | Lila Kédrova
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When she and her family escaped from Russia, her birth papers were left behind and never recovered. Her counterfeit papers were later confiscated. See more »

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