Mady Berry (Madeleine Van Blitz)

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Berck, Pas-de-Calais, France
French stage and film actress. She made her stage debut in 1912 in Marseille after studying at the Nice Conservatoire. She devoted herself to the stage for more than a decade, then entered into an active film career in 1930. She played in scores of films over the next two-and-a-half decades, specializing in long-suffering mother roles. She was particularly memorable as Sancho Panza's wife in 'Don Quichotte (1933)', for director Georg Wilhelm Pabst. Read more...