Nadia Gray

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Nadia Gray
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Born Nadia Kujnir
(1923-11-23)23 November 1923
Bucharest, Romania
Died 13 June 1994(1994-06-13) (aged 70)
New York, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1949-1968
Spouse(s) Constantin Cantacuzino (1946-1958) (his death)
Herbert Silverman (1967-1994) (her death)[1]

Nadia Gray (23 November 1923 – 13 June 1994) was a Romanian film actress.

Born Nadia Kujnir into a Jewish family[2][3] in Bucharest. Her father moved to Romania from Russia, her mother was from Akkerman (Bessarabia). She left Romania for Paris in the late 1940s to escape the Communist takeover after World War II. Her film debut was in L'Inconnu d'un soir in 1949. Perhaps her best-known role was in the Federico Fellini masterpiece La Dolce Vita in 1960.

She played Number 8 in "The Chimes of Big Ben", an episode of the 1960s cult television series The Prisoner.

Personal life[edit]

She was first married to N. Goldenberg (later Herescu), a wealthy businessman from Chișinău, then to Constantin Cantacuzino, a Romanian aristocrat who was one of Romania's top fighter aces of the war. They were married from 1946 to his death in 1958. Her third husband was Manhattan attorney Herbert Silverman. They were married from 1967 to her death in 1994. She died in New York City.

Partial filmography[edit]

Most of Gray's films were non-English-language productions.


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