Tilla Durieux (Tilla Durieux)

Tilla Durieux

Actress. Born Ottilie Helene Angela. Durieux made her debut in 1902 in Olmütz. From 1903 to 1933 she performed in Berlin, starting out as a member of Reinhardt’s ensemble (until 1912). In 1912 she played the Circe in Calderon’s comedy of the same name. In 1913 she played Frank Wedekind’s ‘Lulu’ in Munich. Durieux was the first to perform Oscar Wilde’s ‘Salome’ on the stage and also the first ‘Eliza Doolittle’ in Shaw’s “Pygmalion.” In 1914 she made her film debut in the silent movie “Der Flug in die Sonne.” (bio by: MC)  Family links:  Spouses:  Ludwig Katzenellenbogen (1877 – 1944)*  Eugene Spiro (1874 – 1972)* *Calculated relationship

Born

  • August, 18, 1880

Died

  • February, 02, 1971

Cemetery

  • Waldfriedhof Heerstrasse
  • Berlin
  • Germany

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