Wessely, Paula


Wessely, Paula
▪ 2001

      Austrian actress (b. Jan. 20, 1907, Vienna, Austria—d. May 11, 2000, Vienna), reigned as Austria's most distinguished and beloved stage and screen actress almost from her debut at the Vienna Volkstheater in 1924 until her retirement in 1987; although she was castigated for her appearance in the anti-Semitic 1941 Nazi-propaganda film Heimkehr (“Homecoming”)—an act for which she later expressed regret—Wessely's popularity never waned, and she established a glittering post-World War II career, primarily at the Vienna Burgtheater.

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