Hedwig Bleibtreu

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Hedwig Bleibtreu
Born 23 December 1868
Linz, Austria
Died 24 January 1958(1958-01-24) (aged 89)
Vienna, Austria
Occupation Actress
Years active 1893-1956

Hedwig Bleibtreu (German pronunciation: [ˈheːdvɪk ˈblaɪ̯ptʀɔɪ̯]; 23 December 1868 – 24 January 1958) was an Austrian film actress. She appeared in more than thirty films from 1919 to 1952. Bleibtreu is perhaps best-known to international audiences as Alida Valli's furious landlady in The Third Man (1949). From 1893 to 1956 she played at the Burgtheater in Vienna.[1] Hedwig Bleibtreu is the great aunt of actress Monica Bleibtreu.

Selected filmography[edit]

Year Title Role
1949 The Third Man Anna's landlady
1942 Vienna Blood Furstin Auersbach
1942 Vienna Blood Furstin Auersbach
1940 My Daughter Lives in Vienna Tante Ottilie
1940 Vienna Tales Baronin Neudegg
1940 Wunschkonzert
1939 Maria Ilona Erzherzogin Sophie
1938 13 Stühle
1937 Such Great Foolishness Grafin Hoyer
1932 The Prince of Arcadia
1932 Scampolo Frau Schmid


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