Magda Schneider

Born May 17, 1909

Magda Schneider was a German actress and singer; she was the mother of the actress Romy Schneider.

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1909 Birth Born in 1909.


1930 21 Years Old Schneider drew the attention of Ernst Marischka who called her to the Theater an der Wien in Vienna, and in 1930 gave Schneider her first film role.
1937 28 Years Old In 1937, Schneider married the Austrian actor Wolf Albach-Retty, with whom she had two children: Rosemarie Magdalena, called Romy, and Wolfgang Dieter, later a surgeon, born in 1940. … Read More


1945 36 Years Old She divorced Albach-Retty in 1945 and married the Cologne restaurant owner Hans Herbert Blatzheim in 1953.


1958 49 Years Old The same year, she appeared in the film Wenn der weiße Flieder wieder blüht (When the White Lilacs Bloom Again), which was also the film debut of her daughter Romy Schneider. She appeared again with her daughter in the films of the Sissi trilogy, based on the life of Elisabeth of Bavaria, with Romy Schneider starring in the title role and Magda Schneider playing the role of her mother, Princess Ludovika of Bavaria, and in the 1958 film Die Halbzarte (Eva). … Read More


1996 87 Years Old Schneider died in 1996 in Berchtesgaden, Bavaria.
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