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Maria Orska Net Worth

Maria Orska Net Worth is
$15 Million

Maria Orska Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Maria Orska (Russian: ????? ??????; March 16, 1893 - May 16, 1930) was an important actress of the German theater and cinema in the 1920s.Maria Orska was born as Rachel Blindermann in 1893, of a Polish-Jewish family, in a city of Mykolaiv (Russian: Nikolaev), not far from Odessa, in what is now Ukraine, at the time a part of Russian Empire. Just before World War I Maria Orska moved to Warsaw and from there she moved to Berlin in 1915, as Warsaw has been occupied by German army during the war. She spoke fluently Polish, German and Russian.In Berlin, Maria Orska worked with Max Reinhardt and was famous for her parts in theater plays by Strindberg, Wedekind and Pirandello. She also gained national popularity in Germany for her film parts, although theater was always more important to her. Her first movie Dämon und Mensch (1915) was produced by Jules Greenbaum, one of the pioniers of the German cinema, who discovered cinema during his 20 years long stay in Chicago and migrated back to Germany in 1895. Most of her movies were produced by Alfred Maack, director and producer employed by Greenbaum. She was sometimes credited in films and film publicity materials as Maria Daisy Orska.Oskar Kokoschka drew in 1922, a famous portrait of her, now kept as a lithograph in collections of several museums. Orska married an important Jewish banker from Berlin, much older than she was, Baron Hans von Bleichröder (son of Gerson von Bleichröder) and took a name of Baroness von Bleichröder. They were divorced in 1925. Maria Orska's lover, a wealthy Jewish industrialist and geologist Julius Heinrich Koritschoner from Vienna, shot himself in Constantinople in 1928, writing before death a letter to Orska. His morphine addiction is thought to have made him suicidal.Maria Orska's sister Gabryela Marchesa di Serra Mantschedda, married to an Italian aristocrat, committed suicide in 1926 by hanging herself on a curtain rope in a Berlin hotel, after a heated argument with Maria.Maria Orska had an enormous popularity in Central Europe of the 1920s. Her stage performances at the Hebbel-Theater in the Kreuzberg district were seen as extraordinary by the Berlin audience of that era. Her photographs appeared on covers of magazines, postcards with her portraits were distributed all over that part of the continent.Maria Orska committed suicide in 1930, in Vienna. Some people speculate that an addiction to morphine had a decisive influence on the last years of her life.
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Date Of BirthMarch 16, 1893
Died1930-05-16
Place Of BirthNikolayev, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire [now Mykolaiv, Ukraine]
ProfessionActress
SpouseHans von Bleichröder
Star SignPisces
#Fact
1She was famous for her parts in theater plays by Strindberg, Wedekind and Pirandello.
2Oskar Kokoschka drew in 1922, a famous portrait of her, now kept as a lithograph in collections of several museums.
3Maria Orska committed suicide in 1930 at the age of 37 with an overdose of Veronal. This barbiturate was well-known among artists till to the 60s as an addictive but also suicide drug.
4She began her film career in the Middle of the 10's and worked till 1917 almost exclusively for the director Max Mack.
5Maria Orska's sister Gabryela Marchesa di Serra Mantschedda, married to an Italian aristocrat, committed suicide in 1926 by hanging herself on a curtain rope in a Berlin hotel, after a heated argument with Maria.
6Maria Orska's lover, a wealthy Jewish industrialist and geologist Julius Heinrich Koritschoner from Vienna, shot himself in Constantinople in 1928, writing before death a letter to Orska. His morphine addiction is thought to have made him suicidal.
7She was sometimes credited in films and film publicity materials as Maria Daisy Orska.
8Maria Orska had an enormous popularity in Central Europe of the 1920s. Her stage performances at the Hebbel-Theater in the Kreuzberg district were seen as extraordinary by the Berlin audience of that era.
9Her youngest brother, Edwin Orska, aviator of the Russian Empire Air Force, survived the Bolshevik Revolution and lived in Berlin until 1937. He married in Ecuador South America in 1938. Died in Quito in 1966 at the age of 71.
10Some people speculate that an addiction to morphine had a decisive influence on the last years of her life.
11The actress Maria Orska was developed by Ferdinand Gregori in St. Petersburg in 1910 and she made her stage debut in Germany at the Hoftheater Mannheim. It followed theater engagements in Hamburg from 1911 and finally in Berlin from 1915 by the legendary Max Reinhardt.
12Her photographs appeared on covers of magazines, postcards with her portraits were distributed all over that part of the continent.
13Orska married an important Jewish banker from Berlin in November 12/1920, much older than she was, Baron Hans von Bleichröder (son of Gerson von Bleichröder) and took a name of Baroness von Bleichröder. They were divorced in 1925.
14She only appeared in few more movies in the 20's.
15She spoke fluently German, French, Italian, Russian and Polish.

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fridericus Rex - 3. Teil: Sanssouci1923Barberina Campanini
Opfer der Leidenschaft1922Mia, Morand's wife
Fridericus Rex - 1. Teil: Sturm und Drang1922Barberina Campanini
Der Streik der Diebe1921
Die letzte Stunde1921
Die Bestie im Menschen1920
Die schwarze Loo1917
Der lebende Tote1917
Das tanzende Herz1916
Adamants letztes Rennen1916
Die Sektwette1916
Das Geständnis der grünen Maske1916
Der Sumpf1916
Dämon und Mensch1916

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