Celia Lovsky
Austrian actor
Celia Lovsky
Celia Lovsky was an Austrian American actress. She was born Cäcilie Lvovsky in Vienna, daughter of Bretislav Lvovsky (1857–1910), a minor Czech opera composer. She studied theater, dance, and languages at the Austrian Royal Academy of Arts and Music. She later moved to Berlin, where she acted in the surrealist plays Dream Theater and Dream Play by Karl Kraus.
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1979
    Age 82
    Died on October 12, 1979.
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  • 1973
    Age 76
    Her final movie appearance was of the "Exchange Leader" in 1973's Soylent Green.
    More Details Hide Details She delivers the final confirmation to Edward G. Robinson's character Sol about Soylent Green's true ingredient. It was also Robinson's final movie. She also appeared in the 1964 Twilight Zone episode "Queen of the Nile" as the elderly daughter of a never-aging actress (played by Ann Blyth). One of her best-known roles may be that of T'Pau in an episode of the original Star Trek, entitled "Amok Time."
  • 1967
    Age 70
    As she grew older, she was given a number of dignified dowager roles, such as Romany matriarchs and expatriate Russian princesses, and a brief but memorable role as the widowed mother of Reinhard Schwimmer, one of the victims of the St. Valentines Day Massacre in the 1967 film of the same name.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1945
    Age 48
    They lived together for five years before their marriage, and stayed married until 1945, remaining close friends for the rest of Lorre's lifetime.
    More Details Hide Details After the couple settled in Santa Monica, California, Lorre had not wished Lovsky to work, believing he should be the breadwinner and she should remain at home. For the rest of Lorre's life, she was his publicist, manager, secretary, financial planner, nurse and confidant. However, after their divorce, she started taking roles in American movies and television. She made a name for herself playing slightly exotic roles such as the deaf-mute mother of Lon Chaney in Man of a Thousand Faces with James Cagney and Apache Princess Saba in the Jane Russell film Foxfire.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1931
    Age 34
    Celia was instrumental in bringing Lorre to the attention of Fritz Lang, leading eventually to Lorre's debut film M in 1931.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1897
    Age 0
    Born on February 21, 1897.
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