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Mady Christians

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Austrian actress who starred in ‘View in the Rhine’ and in the play ‘We Remember Mama’. She was effective in both film as well as the movie theater. She appeared in lots of European movies before shifting to mostly American movies. She was blacklisted in america through the McCarthy period. She was created to Rudolph Christians, who was simply also an professional. She acted in ‘All My Sons’, predicated on the play by Arthur Miller.

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Date Of Birth January 19, 1892
Died October 28, 1951, South Norwalk, Norwalk, Connecticut, United States
Place Of Birth Vienna, Austria
Height 1.65 m
Profession Movie Actress
Nationality Austrian
Parents Bertha Klein, Rudolph Christians
Movies Letter from an Unknown Woman, All My Sons, Heidi, The Grand Duke's Finances, Address Unknown, Come and Get It, The Black Hussar, Tender Comrade, Slums of Berlin, The Wife of the Pharaoh, The Farmer from Texas, Escapade, The Empress and I, A Wicked Woman, A Waltz Dream, Queen Louise, The Runaway Princess, The House of Dora Green, The Burning Heart, One Glass of Water, The Only Girl, Die Buddenbrooks, Out of the Mist, Mensch gegen Mensch, Sword and Shield, Heimweh, It's You I Have Loved, The Fate of Renate Langen, The Lost Paradise, Debit and Credit, The Queen of Moulin Rouge, It Illuminates, My Dear, The Divorcée, Vienna, How it Cries and Laughs, The Woman They Talk About, Grand Hotel, Frederica, A Woman with Style, The World Wants To Be Deceived, The Duel, Nanette Makes Everything, Today's Children, Miss Chauffeur, My Sister and I, Lieutenant, Were You Once a Hussar?, My Heart Incognito
Star Sign Capricorn

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#Fact
1She achieved a successful acting career in theatre and film, in the United States until she was blacklisted during the McCarthy period.
2When her father took over a German theater in the USA, the whole family went to the USA where Mady Christians made her film debut with "Audrey" (16). But after the outbreak of World War I Mady Christians returned with her mother to Berlin.
3In 1929 she starred in the first full sound film made in Germany.
4She was born on January 19, 1892 to Rudolph Christians, who died during production of Erich von Stroheim's Foolish Wives and had to be replaced by a lookalike actor (Robert Edeson).
5Studied with Max Reinhardt.
6Daughter of players Bertha Klein and Rudolph Christians.
7Appeared in U.S., Austrian, German, French, and British films.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Clock1950TV Series
The Ford Theatre Hour1949TV SeriesMrs. Phelps
The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse1949TV SeriesMama
Letter from an Unknown Woman1948Frau Berndle
All My Sons1948Kate Keller
Address Unknown1944Elsa Schulz
Tender Comrade1943Manya Lodge
Heidi1937Dete
The Woman I Love1937Florence
Seventh Heaven1937Marie
Come and Get It1936Karie
Ship Cafe1935Countess Boranoff
Escapade1935Anita
A Wicked Woman1934Naomi Trice
The Only Girl1934The Empress
Manolescu, der Fürst der Diebe1933Comtesse Maria Freyenberg
Ich und die Kaiserin1933Empress
Salon Dora Green1933Dora Green
Friederike1932Friederike
Der schwarze Husar1932Marie Luise
The Woman They Talk About1931Vera Moretti
The Fate of Renate Langen1931Renate Langen
Mon coeur incognito1931La reine Alexandra
Leutnant warst Du einst bei deinen Husaren1930Königin Alexandra von Gregorien
Because I Loved You1929Inge Lund
Meine Schwester und ich1929Prinzessin Matgarete von Marquardstein
The Runaway Princess1929Princess Priscilla
The Burning Heart1929Dorothee Claudius
Eine Frau von Format1928Dschilly Bey
Fräulein Chauffeur1928Steffi Walker
Königin Luise, 2. Teil1928Luise von Mecklenberg, Königin von Preußen
Heimweh1927Fürstin Lydia Trubezkoj
Grand Hotel...!1927
Königin Luise, 1. Teil - Die Jugend der Königin Luise1927Luise von Mecklenburg, Königin von Preussen
Der Sohn der Hagar1927Lore
Le duel1927
Die Welt will belogen sein1926Mery, seine Frau
Die geschiedene Frau1926Gonda van der Loo
Die Königin von Moulin Rouge1926Die Herzogin
Wien, wie es weint und lacht1926Sefi - seine Tochter
Zopf und Schwert - Eine tolle Prinzessin1926Prinzessin Wilhelmine
Nanette macht alles1926Nanette
Der Abenteurer1926Armely - seine Frau
Die vom Niederrhein, 2. Teil1925Bettina von Wittelsbach
The Waltz Dream1925Princess Alix
Der Farmer aus Texas1925Mabel Bratt
Die vom Niederrhein1925Bettina von Wittelsbach
Slums of Berlin1925Regine Lossen
Mensch gegen Mensch1924
Soll und Haben1924Baroneß Leonore vin Rothensattel
Michael1924Woman (uncredited)
Finances of the Grand Duke1924Großfürstin Olga von Rußland
Der verlorene Schuh1923Violante
Die Buddenbrooks1923Gerda Arnoldsen
Ein Glas Wasser1923Königin Anna
Der Wetterwart1923Die Dame
Es leuchtet meine Liebe1922Jeanne, Marquiße von Chatelet
The Loves of Pharaoh1922
Kinder der Zeit1922
Der Schicksalstag1921Felicitas / Harriet Steel / Jelena / ...
Der Mann ohne Namen - 6. Der Sprung über den Schatten1921
Der Mann ohne Namen - 5. Der Mann mit den eisernen Nerven1921
Der Mann ohne Namen - 4. Die goldene Flut1921
Der Mann ohne Namen - 7. Gelbe Bestien1921Gert Nissen
Der Mann ohne Namen - 2. Der Kaiser der Sahara1921
Der Mann ohne Namen - 1. Der Millionendieb1921Gert, seine Tochter
Wer unter Euch ohne Sünde ist...1921
Der indische Tod1920Inge, Frau von Ralph Leyen
Die Gesunkenen1919Reta de Lorni
Die Nacht des Grauens1919
Not und Verbrechen1919Ruth
Der goldene Klub1919
Die Peruanerin1919Fernades Matamorer
Die Sühne der Martha Marx1919Mady
Fidelio1919Sonja Maderewska - singer
Am anderen Ufer1918
Die Verteidigerin1918Linda Saltarin - Doktor der Rechte
Nachtschatten1918Fürstin Tscharkowska
Eine junge Dame von Welt1918
Die Dreizehn1918
Am Scheidewege1918Cornelia
Frau Marias Erlebnis1918Maria - ihre Tochter
Die fremde Frau1917
Das verlorene Paradies1917Edith Bernardi
Das Edelfräulein1917Short
Die Krone von Kerkyra - Liebe und Haß einer Königstochter1917
Audrey1916Evelyn Byrd (as Margarete Christians)

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tender Comrade1943performer: "Cradle Song Brahms Lullaby" - uncredited
Come and Get It1936performer: "The Bird on Nellie's Hat" 1906 - uncredited
A Wicked Woman1934performer: "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" - uncredited
Ich und die Kaiserin1933performer: "Lied der Kaiserin" Kaum sind wir entre nous
Salon Dora Green1933performer: "Kleine Liebe-Grosse Liebe"
Der schwarze Husar1932performer: "Liebe kommt einmal von irgentwoher", "Nur eine schwache Stunde"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue1949TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rund um die Liebe1929

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