March 16, 1929 |
Nadja Tiller (born March 16, 1929, Vienna, Austria) is an Austrian actress. She was one of the most popular German actresses of the 1950s and 1960s.
She won the Miss Austria competition in 1949, a national beauty pageant for unmarried women in Austria. She had her major film debut in 1952 in 'Märchen vom Glück (Good Luck Fairytale).
In 1955, she acted opposite O.W. Fischer in the film, Ich suche Dich, which is based on a play by A.J. Cronin. Her international breakthrough role was that of Rosemarie Nitribitt in the 1958 German movie, Rosemary (1958).
Tiller married actor Walter Giller in 1956; they had a son and a daughter. Giller died of cancer in 2011, aged 84.
Decorations and awards
- This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the German Wikipedia.
- ^ a b c Bock, Hans-Michael Bock & Bergfelder, Tim. The concise Cinegraph: encyclopaedia of German cinema, pp. 476-77 (2009); ISBN 978-1-57181-655-9
- ^ Nadja Tiller wird 80 Jahre alt (9 March 2009)
- ^ "Reply to a parliamentary question" (pdf) (in German). p. 1288. Retrieved 27 December 2012.