Luise Ullrich

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Luise Ullrich
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Born(1910-10-31)31 October 1910
Vienna, Austria-Hungary (now Austria)
Died21 January 1985(1985-01-21) (aged 74)
Munich, Germany
Years active1932–1981

Luise Ullrich (31 October 1910 21 January 1985) was an Austrian actress. [1]


She was born in Vienna. While still a teenager, she got a stage contract. In late 1932, Ullrich played opposite Werner Krauss in "Rauhnacht" in Berlin. In 1933, she performed with Hans Jaray in Leise flehen meine Lieder (Lover Divine, in English). During one of her performances, she was spotted by actor and filmmaker Luis Trenker, who cast her in the leading role of Erika in Der Rebell (1932). It launched her film career, as she moved to higher-profile roles. Louis B. Mayer offered her a contract at MGM in 1938, which Louise declined. By 1941, for Annelie, she earned for the film studio Ufa the then record sum of 6.5 million Reichsmark and garnered Ullrich the Coppa Volpi award in Venice. She won the Volpi Cup for Best Actress at the 1941 Venice Film Festival. [2] In South America, she met her future husband, Count Wulf Dietrich zu Castell, director of Munich-Riem airport.

After a string of films, she was reduced to appearing on TV in the 1960s. In 1973, she published her memoirs. She spent most of her remaining years writing and painting. She appeared in nearly 50 films between 1932 and 1981. She died of cancer in January 1985.


1932 The Rebel Erika Rieder
1933 Liebelei Mitzi Schlager
1933 Homecoming to Happiness Liesl Pichler
1933 Gently My Songs Entreat Emmi Passenter
1933Glück im SchloßAnny
1934 Between Two Hearts Ulla Georgius
1934 The Fugitive from Chicago Steffie Dux
1934Stupid MamaHeidie Burkhardt
1935 Regine Regine
1935 Suburban Cabaret Mizzi Ebeseder, seine Braut
1935Das Einmaleins der LiebeSophie Bruninger
1935 Victoria Viktoria
1936 Shadows of the Past Betty Gall + Helene Gall
1937 Don't Promise Me Anything Monika
1938 I Love You Fotografin Eva
1938Der Tag nach der ScheidungBettina Romberg
1940LiebesschuleHanni Weber, Sekretärin
1941AnnelieAnnelie Dörensen
1942 The Rainer Case Prinzessin Henriette von Battenstein
1944 Nora Nora Helmer
1945Kamerad HedwigHedwig
1949 Keepers of the Night Cornelie
1949 The Trip to Marrakesh Liliane
1953 Don't Forget Love Anna Kienzel
1954 Regina Amstetten Regina Amstetten
1954 A Woman of Today Toni Bender
1954 The Great Test Helma Krauss
1955 I Know What I'm Living For Maria Pfluger
1955 Sarajevo Herzogin Sophie Hohenberg
1956 The First Day of Spring Dolly
1957Die liebe FamilieBetty Lang
1957 All Roads Lead Home Tilla Haidt
1958Ist Mama nicht fabelhaft?Sabine Meinrad
1960Ein Student ging vorbeiBettina
1960 Until Money Departs You Lisbeth Grapsch
1961Frau Irene BesserIrene Besser
1961 The Shadows Grow Longer Frau Diethelm
1972-1973 Eight Hours Don't Make a Day Oma KrügerTV Series

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  1. "Luise Ullrich". Retrieved 1 November 2011.
  2. "Venice Film Festival 1941". Retrieved 1 November 2011.