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Gisela Werbisek (1875–1956)

Gisela Werbisek was born on April 8, 1875 in Preßburg, Austria-Hungary. She was an actress, known for Frau Braier aus Gaya (1926), Tough As They Come (1942) and A Scandal in Paris (1946). She was married to John Piffle. She died on April 10, 1956 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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Tough As They Come Mrs. Polashek
A Scandal in Paris Aunt Ernestine
Girls Under 21 Mrs. Krupnik


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 1953 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
- Wedding Day (1953)
 1951 Bride of the Gorilla
Al-Long (as Giselle Werbisek)
 1950 Vendetta (unconfirmed)
 1949 The Great Sinner
Greedy Woman (uncredited)
 1948 Wallflower
Old Lady (uncredited)
 1947 Golden Earrings
German Dowager at Party (uncredited)
 1947 The Brasher Doubloon
Maid (uncredited)
 1946 A Scandal in Paris
Aunt Ernestine (as Gisella Werbiseck)
 1946 The Dark Corner
Mrs. Schwartz (uncredited)
 1945 The Lost Weekend
Mrs. Wertheim (uncredited)
 1945 Wonder Man
Mrs. Schmidt
 1944 The Seventh Cross
Old Woman (uncredited)
 1944 The Hairy Ape
Refugee Wife (uncredited)
 1944 Phantom Lady
Mama Rosette (uncredited)
 1943 Women in Bondage
Rita Rumann
 1943 Above Suspicion
Woman at Kleist's Hotel (uncredited)
 1943 The Fighting Guerrillas
Grandmother (uncredited)
 1942 Tough As They Come
Mrs. Polashek (as Giselle Werbiseck)
 1941 That Uncertain Feeling
Hungarian Dinner Guest (uncredited)
 1941 So Ends Our Night
The Harpy - Ruth's Roommate
 1940 Girls Under 21
Mrs. Krupnik (as Gisela Werbesik)
 1940 Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet
Mother (uncredited)
 1939 The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Grandmother (uncredited)
 1932 When Love Sets the Fashion
Mrs.Kelerman, Budapest (as Gisela Werbezirk)
 1930 Das Kabinett des Dr. Larifari
Hedda Mutz-Kahla, Schriftstellerin (as Gisela Werbezirk)
 1927 Ein schwerer Fall
Hausdame (as Gisela Werbezirk)
 1924 The City Without Jews
Kathi (as Gisela Werbezirk)
 1921/II Opfer der Liebe
Wirtin einer Kascheme
 1921 Exzellenz Unterrock
Frau Morande (as Gisela Werbezirk)
 1920 Kri-Kri, die Herzogin von Tarabac (as Gisela Werbezirk)
 1918 Das Kind meines Nächsten
Frau Nawratil
 1918 Jobbra én, balra te
Thekla, Bollmann felesége
 1917 Das Gleichgewicht (Short)
 1917 Viererzug
 1916 Sami, der Seefahrer (Short)
Goldrings Tante
 1914 Filmposse (Short)
 1914 Das vierte Gebot (Short)

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Alternate Names:

Gisela Werbesik | Gisela Werbezirk | Gisella Werbiseck | Giselle Werbiseck | Giselle Werbisek

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Her last German film productions came at the beginning of the 30s. Beside it she continue to appear on stage. See more »

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