Vilma Bánky

Film Actress
Born Jan 9, 1901
Hometown Nagydorog
Died Mar 18, 1991
Death Place Los Angeles
Religion Roman Catholic
Height 5' 4" (163 cm)
Nationality Hungarian

Vilma Bánky was a Hungarian-born American silent film actress, although the early part of her acting career began in Budapest, spreading to France, Austria, and Germany. Banky was best known for her roles in The Eagle and The Son of the Sheik with Rudolph Valentino and several romantic teamings with Ronald Colman.… Read More

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1901 Birth She was born Vilma Koncsics on January 9, 1901 to János (later John; 1875-1948) and Katalin (née Ulbert) Koncsics (1880-1947) in Nagydorog, Austria-Hungary. … Read More


1991 90 Years Old Vilma Bánky died on March 18, 1991, from cardiopulmonary failure, aged 90, but notice of her death was not made public until the following year. … Read More
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