Maria Riva
Actress, memoirist
Maria Riva
Maria Riva is a German-American actress and memoirist. She primarily worked on television in the 1950s. She is the daughter of the actress Marlene Dietrich, about whom she wrote a memoir, which was published in 1992.
Biography
Maria Riva's personal information overview.
{{personal_detail.supertitle}}
{{personal_detail.title}}
{{personal_detail.title}}
Relationships
View family, career and love interests for Maria Riva
Show More Show Less
News
News abour Maria Riva from around the web
Harold Arlen at 110: Before It's Too Late
Huffington Post - over 1 year
Ten years ago, I was paid the most money I have ever been paid for a magazine article (still). The payer was Vanity Fair magazine; the subject was the composer Harold Arlen; the occasion, the centennial of his birth. My story was bought, paid for and then killed just before the issue went to press; bumped by the editor-in-chief Graydon Carter himself to make last minute space for late breaking coverage of some scandalous something in the dominion of gossip. I no longer remember what. Recently, my ten-year-old daughter Sara and I were talking about Harold Arlen while paging through a CD booklet about The Wizard of Oz. "I once wrote a very long article about Harold Arlen," I told her, reminded of it suddenly. "But nobody ever read it. I should publish it one day," I went on, heedlessly, "in the Huffington Post. On Harold Arlen's birthday, maybe." "Papa," Sara said, pointing to the CD booklet. "Harold Arlen was born in 1905. "This is his 110th birthday!" Sara looked at me. "You shoul ...
Article Link:
Huffington Post article
Bryan Cranston to Be Eaten by Zombies - Grantland (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Grade: B+ [Variety] The agents of Diana Maria Riva and Claudia Bassols thought that if they announced it on a Friday night, nobody would notice they'd joined the cast of Rob Schneider's untitled comedy pilot for CBS. Nice try, guys!
Article Link:
Google News article
Luke Kleintank in Bones 7, Peter Fonda in Hawaii Five-0, Vivica Fox e Jeffrey ... - SerieTivu
Google News - over 5 years
Diana Maria Riva e Claudia Bassols affiancheranno Rob Schneider nella comedy senza titolo che lo stesso attore ha scritto con Cheech Marin per la CBS: la Bassols sarà Maggie, la messicana che è riuscita a farsi sposare dallo scapolo incallito
Article Link:
Google News article
Musica e letteratura tra gli affreschi - InInsubria
Google News - over 5 years
Anche per l'anno 2011 l'associazione, sotto la direzione artistica del maestro Adalberto Maria Riva, propone Musica e Letteratura tra gli affreschi, festival letterario e musicale che quest'anno abbraccia ben quattro comuni del medio Lago Maggiore e
Article Link:
Google News article
L'angelo azzurro di Josef von Sternberg - Paperblog
Google News - over 5 years
Lo racconta la figlia Maria Riva, quando dice che Marlene, vedendo le prime riprese, cominciò a parlare di sé stessa in terza persona, a oggettivarsi come prodotto cinematografico. Fu una curiosa coincidenza, perché proprio la volgarità della trama e
Article Link:
Google News article
Area Notebook: Riordan tied for 76th, Riva signs with Augustana - LaSalle News Tribune
Google News - over 5 years
Riva is the son of Maria Riva of Oglesby. He plans on majoring in accounting. Allan Schummer of Ladd hit a hole-in-one Monday at Spring Creek Golf Course in Spring Valley. He aced the 166-yard Hole No. 9 using a 7-iron. The shot was witnesses by Tony
Article Link:
Google News article
GA Söndag: Satir med glimten i ögat - helagotland.se
Google News - over 5 years
Muren är till skydd för trafiken, men i konsten vill Maria riva alla murar. Vägen dit har varit krokig och inte alls självklar. 28 år gammal stack hon till USA och San Fransisco. På Academy of Art lärde hon sig teknik och uttryck
Article Link:
Google News article
Bradley Whitford - TV Guide
Google News - almost 6 years
Their boss (Diana Maria Riva) tries to keep them out of trouble by assigning them to small-time crimes, but they've got a knack for finding big trouble in little places. watch Set against the backdrop of the Big Apple, director Mark Levin's (Wimbledon)
Article Link:
Google News article
Notebook: Burgess, Turczyn selected for Super 60 Classic - LaSalle News Tribune
Google News - almost 6 years
Riva is the son of Michael and Maria Riva of Oglesby. He plans to study business accounting and play football at Augustana College. Tom Krueger hit a hole-in-one May 12 at Edgewood Golf Club in McNabb. He aced the 150-yard hole No. 12 using a 6-iron
Article Link:
Google News article
Lady Di triomphe à une vente de robes appartenant à des stars - Tribune de Genève
Google News - almost 6 years
La Cinémathèque allemande possède 100 000 (oui! cent mille) itemss vendus par sa fille Maria Riva. Plusieurs ventes ont eu lieu autour de Marilyn. Quant à Gloria, c'est vieux… Sa carrière a surtout brillé à l'époque du cinéma muet
Article Link:
Google News article
Area Notebook: LP's Riva, Turczyn earn Blow Medal - LaSalle News Tribune
Google News - almost 6 years
Riva, the son of Michael and Maria Riva of Oglesby, was a member of the football and basketball teams for four years. Turczyn, the daughter of Tom and Lori Turczyn of La Salle, played volleyball and softball for four years. The La Salle-Peru Township
Article Link:
Google News article
TELEVISION REVIEW | 'THE GOOD GUYS'; Protecting Us With Guns And Chuckles
NYTimes - almost 7 years
Hardly anybody enforces the law with a straight face anymore. Jack Bauer is on his last mission on ''24,'' and ''Law & Order'' was just canceled. NBC shook off ''Southland'' after only one abbreviated season, and the show ended up on TNT. Crime dramas are in a mannerist phase -- almost all the top-rated network dramas about murder and mayhem have a
Article Link:
NYTimes article
MOVIE REVIEW | 'OUR FAMILY WEDDING'
NYTimes - almost 7 years
Alternately rancid and ridiculous, strident and sickly sweet, ''Our Family Wedding'' offers plenty that's old, borrowed and blue; it's the something new that's missing. Cultures, generations and family values all clash in Rick Famuyiwa's cartoonish feature about the nuptials of a Mexican-American daddy's girl (America Ferrera) and an
Article Link:
NYTimes article
What's on Tonight
NYTimes - over 9 years
8 P.M. (TNT) THE COMPANYChris O'Donnell, Alfred Molina and Michael Keaton (left) head up the cast of this three-installment mini-series, which follows spies from the C.I.A. and the K.G.B. during the cold war -- from the early 1950s to the Hungarian Revolution in 1956 to the Bay of Pigs fiasco in the 1960s to the collapse of the Soviet Union in
Article Link:
NYTimes article
What's On Tonight
NYTimes - over 9 years
9 A.M. (Discovery) SHARK WEEK For the 20th year running, the Discovery Channel will devote a week's worth of programming to stories intended to make you think twice before dipping a toe into that inviting surf. Among today's highlights: ''Ocean of Fear: Worst Shark Attack Ever,'' a two-hour special at 9 p.m., narrated by Richard Dreyfuss, about the
Article Link:
NYTimes article
WHAT'S ON TONIGHT
NYTimes - over 9 years
9 P.M. (13, 49) MISS MARPLE, SERIES III: NEMESIS Geraldine McEwan, left, gets back into character as Agatha Christie's spinster sleuth in the second of four new adaptations from the ''Mystery!'' crew. Tonight she receives instructions from her recently deceased friend Mr. Rafiel to investigate a possible crime, but what exactly the crime is, he
Article Link:
NYTimes article
What's On Tonight
NYTimes - over 9 years
9 P.M. (Lifetime) STATE OF MIND File this one under ''didn't see it coming.'' The ever-affecting Lili Taylor stars in this new drama about a New Haven psychiatrist whose life goes into a nose dive when she catches her husband cheating on her with their couples therapist. Now it's time to pull up and level off. Devon Gummersall (above right with Ms.
Article Link:
NYTimes article
Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Maria Riva
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2012
    Age 87
    In June 2012, her son Michael died, aged 63, following a stroke.
    More Details Hide Details
  • 2005
    Age 80
    Maria Riva edited a volume of Dietrich's poetry, Nachtgedanken, published in Germany and Italy in 2005 (ISBN-10: 3570008746).
    More Details Hide Details
  • 1992
    Age 67
    After her mother's death in 1992, Riva's biography about her mother was published in 1992 by Bertelsmann in Germany, and by Knopf in New York and in 12 other languages.
    More Details Hide Details
  • TWENTIES
  • 1952
    Age 27
    She received Emmy nominations as best actress in 1952 and 1953, respectively.
    More Details Hide Details She semi-retired from acting in the mid-50s, but made a cameo appearance as Mrs. Rhinelander in Bill Murray's Scrooged. In 2001, she was interviewed for Her Own Song, a documentary about her mother.
  • 1948
    Age 23
    Michael Riva in 1948, the press dubbed Dietrich "the world's most glamorous grandmother."
    More Details Hide Details Her second son, Peter Riva, President and Owner of International Transactions, Inc., is her literary agent. During the 1950s, Riva appeared in more than five hundred live teleplays for CBS, all broadcast from New York, including: The Milton Berle Show, Lux Video Theatre, Hallmark Hall of Fame, Your Show of Shows and Studio One.
  • 1947
    Age 22
    After a brief marriage to Dean Goodman (whom she married in 1943) ended in divorce, she married scenic designer William Riva in 1947; they had four sons.
    More Details Hide Details With the birth of her first child, J.
  • 1945
    Age 20
    She received acting training and during the Second World War entertained Allied troops in Europe for the USO from 1945-1946 (stationed in Frankfurt am Rhine, Germany).
    More Details Hide Details She also acted in theatre and summer stock (including a production of Tea and Sympathy). Riva appeared at the Longacre Theatre on Broadway in the 1954 production The Burning Glass, opposite Cedric Hardwicke and Walter Matthau.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1936
    Age 11
    She was also an extra in the 1936 David O Selznick production, The Garden of Allah. (see film credits 1936 and Universal NBC archives).
    More Details Hide Details
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1934
    Age 9
    In 1934, aged 9, she had a small role in Josef von Sternberg's film The Scarlet Empress, based on the life of Catherine the Great, in which she played Catherine as a child.
    More Details Hide Details
  • 1930
    Age 5
    Maria Elisabeth Sieber was born in Berlin, the only child of actress Marlene Dietrich and film production assistant Rudolf Sieber (and later Paramount Pictures director of dubbing, Paris, France). In 1930, at age six, she moved with her mother to Los Angeles, California.
    More Details Hide Details
  • 1924
    Born
    Born on December 13, 1924.
    More Details Hide Details
Original Authors of this text are noted here.
All data offered is derived from public sources. Spokeo does not verify or evaluate each piece of data, and makes no warranties or guarantees about any of the information offered. Spokeo does not possess or have access to secure or private financial information. Spokeo is not a consumer reporting agency and does not offer consumer reports. None of the information offered by Spokeo is to be considered for purposes of determining any entity or person's eligibility for credit, insurance, employment, housing, or for any other purposes covered under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)