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Anny Ondra (Anna Sophie Ondrakova)

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Biography

Tarnów, Galicia, Austria-Hungary [now Tarnów, Malopolskie, Poland]
Anny Ondra was a Polish-Czech-Austrian-German-French singer, film and stage actress. As a child she lived in Prague, where her father was a colonel in the Austro-Hungarian army. After graduating from convent school in Prague, she studied to be an actress with Prof. Bor. She was already a star in the Czech theater when, at age 16, the teenage beauty was discovered by the film industry.

From 1920--mostly under the direction of Carl Lamac--she became a major comedic star in Czech cinema, and in 1928 she conquered German cinema. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Anny Spatz

Er und seine Schwester 1931

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Character: Baby

Baby 1932

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Character: Mamselle Nitouche

Mamsell Nitouche 1932

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Character: Welgunda

Die grausame Freundin 1932

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Character: Helena Zaremba

Polenblut 1934

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