Rest in peace.
Elisabeth Bergner was previously married to Paul Czinner (1933 - 1972).
Elisabeth Bergner is a member of the following lists: 1897 births, 1986 deaths and Naturalised citizens of the United Kingdom.
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Elisabeth Bergner (22 August 1897 – 12 May 1986) was an Austrian-British actress. Primarily a stage actress, her career flourished in Berlin and Paris before she moved to London to work in films. Her signature role was Gemma Jones in Escape Me Never, a play written for her by Margaret Kennedy. She played Gemma first in London and then in the Broadway debut, and in a film version for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress. In 1943, Bergner returned to Broadway in the play The Two Mrs. Carrolls, for which she won the Distinguished Performance Medal from the Drama League.
Paul Czinner and Elisabeth Bergner were married for 39 years before Paul Czinner died aged 82.
From her work in The Rise of Catherine the Great (1934) she deserves recognition for spirited character acting and genuine celluloid presence. A real star!
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