Tilla Durieux

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Tilla Durieux (18 August 1880, Vienna – 21 February 1971, Berlin) was an Austrian theatre and film actress of the first decades of the 20th century.wikipedia
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Neues Schauspielhaus

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In 1927 they were the main financiers of Erwin Piscator's Neues Schauspielhaus project.
From the beginning of World War I the theatre turned into an operetta stage until in 1927, Erwin Piscator and Tilla Durieux opened their Theater am Nollendorfplatz in the building.

Paul Cassirer

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In 1904, Durieux married the Berlin Secession painter Eugen Spiro, and after their divorce, she remarried in 1910 the successful art dealer and editor Paul Cassirer, who committed suicide in a room next to the court room that pronounced their divorce.
In 1910 he married Ottilie Godefroy (18 August 1880, Vienna – 21 February 1971, Berlin), the actress well-known under her pseudonym Tilla Durieux.

Frieda Riess

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Durieux was a public character of 1920s Berlin and associated with numerous celebrities like the famous photographer Frieda Riess.
Partly as a result of her marriage to the journalist Rudolf Leonhard in the early 1920s, she extended her clientele to celebrities such as playwright Walter Hasenclever, novelist Gerhart Hauptmann and actors and actresses including Tilla Durieux, Asta Nielsen and Emil Jannings.

Hashish, the Paradise of Hell

Hashish, the Paradise of Hell (1921)
Hashish, the Paradise of Hell (German: Haschisch, das Paradies der Hölle) is a 1921 German silent drama film directed by Reinhard Bruck and starring Tilla Durieux, Fritz Kortner and Paul Hartmann.

The Story of Anastasia

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The Story of Anastasia (1956)
Tilla Durieux as Czar's mother

The Last Bridge

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The Last Bridge (1954)
Tilla Durieux as Mara

Woman in the Moon

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Woman in the Moon (1929)
Tilla Durieux as Fünf Gehirne und Scheckbücher

Eugene Spiro

In 1904, Durieux married the Berlin Secession painter Eugen Spiro, and after their divorce, she remarried in 1910 the successful art dealer and editor Paul Cassirer, who committed suicide in a room next to the court room that pronounced their divorce.
In 1904 Spiro was briefly married to the famous actress Tilla Durieux, who later married the important art dealer Paul Cassirer.

It (1966 film)

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Tilla Durieux as Old woman from East Germany

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Tilla Durieux (18 August 1880, Vienna – 21 February 1971, Berlin) was an Austrian theatre and film actress of the first decades of the 20th century.

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Tilla Durieux (18 August 1880, Vienna – 21 February 1971, Berlin) was an Austrian theatre and film actress of the first decades of the 20th century.

Vienna

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Born Ottilie Godeffroy, the daughter of the Austrian chemist Richard Godeffroy (1847–1895), she trained as an actress in Vienna, her native town, and gave her debut at the Moravian Theatre in Olmütz (Olomouc) in 1901/02.

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Born Ottilie Godeffroy, the daughter of the Austrian chemist Richard Godeffroy (1847–1895), she trained as an actress in Vienna, her native town, and gave her debut at the Moravian Theatre in Olmütz (Olomouc) in 1901/02.

Olomouc

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Born Ottilie Godeffroy, the daughter of the Austrian chemist Richard Godeffroy (1847–1895), she trained as an actress in Vienna, her native town, and gave her debut at the Moravian Theatre in Olmütz (Olomouc) in 1901/02.

Wrocław

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The next season she got an engagement in Breslau (Wrocław).

Max Reinhardt

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From 1903 she worked with Max Reinhardt at the Deutsches Theater in Berlin and with a group of expressionist artists around Kurt Hiller and Jakob van Hoddis.

Deutsches Theater (Berlin)

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From 1903 she worked with Max Reinhardt at the Deutsches Theater in Berlin and with a group of expressionist artists around Kurt Hiller and Jakob van Hoddis.

Berlin

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From 1903 she worked with Max Reinhardt at the Deutsches Theater in Berlin and with a group of expressionist artists around Kurt Hiller and Jakob van Hoddis.

Expressionism

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From 1903 she worked with Max Reinhardt at the Deutsches Theater in Berlin and with a group of expressionist artists around Kurt Hiller and Jakob van Hoddis.

Kurt Hiller

From 1903 she worked with Max Reinhardt at the Deutsches Theater in Berlin and with a group of expressionist artists around Kurt Hiller and Jakob van Hoddis.

Jakob van Hoddis

From 1903 she worked with Max Reinhardt at the Deutsches Theater in Berlin and with a group of expressionist artists around Kurt Hiller and Jakob van Hoddis.

Lessing Theater

Lessing Theatre
In 1911 Durieux entered the stage of the Lessing Theater where, on November 1, 1913, she became the second actress to perform the role Eliza Doolittle in a German language production of George Bernard Shaw's play Pygmalion, half a year before its English premiere on April 11, 1914.

Eliza Doolittle

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In 1911 Durieux entered the stage of the Lessing Theater where, on November 1, 1913, she became the second actress to perform the role Eliza Doolittle in a German language production of George Bernard Shaw's play Pygmalion, half a year before its English premiere on April 11, 1914.

George Bernard Shaw

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In 1911 Durieux entered the stage of the Lessing Theater where, on November 1, 1913, she became the second actress to perform the role Eliza Doolittle in a German language production of George Bernard Shaw's play Pygmalion, half a year before its English premiere on April 11, 1914.