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Maria Margarethe Anna Schell (15 January 1926, Vienna – 26 April 2005, Preitenegg, Carinthia) was an Austrian/Swiss actress, who won the Volpi Cup for Best Actress at the Venice Film Festival in 1956 for Gervaise.

The daughter of a Swiss author and an Austrian actress, she was the older sister of actor Maximilian Schell, and lesser-known actors Carl Schell and Immy (Immaculata) Schell.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Maria Schell, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

Maria Margarethe Anna Schell (15 January 1926, Vienna – 26 April 2005, Preitenegg, Carinthia) was an Austrian/Swiss actress, who won the Volpi Cup for Best Actress at the Venice Film Festival in 1956 for Gervaise.

The daughter of a Swiss author and an Austrian actress, she was the older sister of actor Maximilian Schell, and lesser-known actors Carl Schell and Immy (Immaculata) Schell.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Maria Schell, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 93

Birthday 1926-01-15

Day of Death 2005-04-26

Place of Birth Vienna, Austria

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2002 My Sister Maria as Herself
1995 The Harald Schmidt Show (1 episode)
1995 Der Clan der Anna Voss (6 episodes) as Anna Voss
1988 Herbst in Lugano as Lilly
1987 Die glückliche Familie (33 episodes) as Maria Behringer
1985 Nineteen Nineteen as Sophie Rubin
1984 King Thrushbeard as Queen
1984 Samson and Delilah as Deborah
1983 Der Trauschein as Ella Brozowsky
1982 Frau Jenny Treibel as Jenny Treibel
1982 Inside the Third Reich as Mrs. Speer
1982 The Passerby as Anna Helwig
1982 Krimistunde (1 episode) as Elsa
1982 Der Besuch der alten Dame as Claire Zachanassian
1981 Das Traumschiff (1 episode) as Anette
1981 Wanna bet, that..? (1 episode)
1980 Liebe bleibt nicht ohne Schmerzen as Dr. Agnes Schranz
1980 Der Thronfolger as Königin Sophia Dorothea
1980 The Martian Chronicles (1 episode) (3 episodes) as Anna Lustig
1980 The Making of 'Superman: The Movie' as Herself
1979 Christmas Lilies of the Field as Mother Maria
1979 Moral as Lina Beermann
1979 Die Pyramide (1 episode)
1979 Die erste Polka as Valeska Piontek
1979 Der Wald as Gurmyszkaja
1978 Superman as Vond-Ah
1978 Just a Gigolo as Pauls Mutti Frau von Przygodski
1978 Spiel der Verlierer as Anna Friedrichs
1978 Teerosen as Bella
1977 Auf los geht's los (1 episode) as herself
1976 Voyage of the Damned as Frau Hauser
1976 The Twist as Gretel
1976 Die Heiratsvermittlerin as Mrs. Dolly Levi
1975 Die Ohrfeige
1975 Change as Mama
1975 So oder so ist das Leben as Katja Crohnen
1974 Die Kurpfuscherin as Amalie Hohenstern
1974 Derrick (1 episode) as Luisa van Doom (1 episode) as Erika Rabes
1974 The Odessa File as Frau Miller
1974 Der kleine Doktor (1 episode) as Ernestine
1973 Kojak (2 episodes)
1973 Klimbim (1 episode)
1973 Immobilien as Louise Strothmann
1972 Die Pfarrhauskomödie as Irma
1972 Dust in the Sun as Gertie Bradford
1972 Die keusche Susanne as Susanne
1972 Marie as Mutter
1971 Dalli Dalli (3 episodes)
1971 Sie und Er im Kreuzverhör (1 episode)
1970 Scene of the Crime (1 episode) as Evelyn Stürznickel (1 episode) as Äbtissin
1970 The Provocation as Jeanne
1970 The Bloody Judge as Mother Rosa
1969 99 Women as Leonie Caroll
1969 The Devil by the Tail as La comtesse Diane
1969 Der Kommissar (1 episode) as Irene Pauli (1 episode) as Frau Pajak (1 episode) as Erna Gutmann
1969 Die ungarische Hochzeit as Kaiserin Maria Theresia
1966 Goldene Kamera Verleihung (1 episode) as herself
1965 Nora oder Ein Puppenheim as Nora
1964 Gut gefragt ist halb gewonnen (1 episode)
1963 Zwei Whisky und ein Sofa as Beate Dehn
1963 L'assassin connaît la musique as Agnès Duvillard
1962 Only a Woman as Lilli König
1961 Das Riesenrad as Elisabeth von Hill
1961 The Mark as Ruth Leighton
1960 Cimarron as Sabra Cravat born Venable
1959 As the Sea Rages as Maria
1959 The Hanging Tree as Elizabeth Mahler
1958 Der Schinderhannes as Julchen
1958 End of Desire as Jeanne Dandieu
1958 The Brothers Karamazov as Grushenka
1957 Le Notti Bianche as Natalia
1957 Rose Bernd as Rose Bernd
1956 Gervaise as Gervaise Macquart Coupeau, une blanchisseuse douce et courageuse
1955 The Rats as Pauline Karka
1955 Master Over Life and Death as Barbara Bertram
1955 Napoleon as Marie-Louise, l'archiduchesse d'Autriche
1954 The Last Bridge as Dr. Helga Reinbeck
1953 The Heart of the Matter as Helen Rolt
1953 Tagebuch einer Verliebten as Barbara Holzmann
1953 As Long as You're Near Me as Eva Berger
1953 Der träumende Mund as Elisabeth
1952 Bis wir uns wiedersehn as Pamela
1952 So Little Time as Nicole de Malvines
1951 Dr. Holl as Angelika Alberti
1951 Deutscher Filmpreis (Lola) (1 episode) as herself
1951 The Magic Box as Helena Friese-Greene
1950 Es kommt ein Tag as Madeleine
1950 Maresi as Blanka von Steinville
1950 The Angel with the Trumpet as Anna Linden
1949 Die letzte Nacht
1948 Bambi-Verleihung (7 episodes) as herself (1 episode) as Laudatio (2 episodes) as herself (archive)
1948 The Angel with the Trumpet as Selma Rösner
1942 Steibruch as Meiti / Gretl

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