Anita Dorris

Anita Dorris (1903–1993) was a German actress of the Silent era.[1] She played the role of Trilby in the 1927 film Svengali.[2] She was the mother of Maria Emo who also became an actress.[3]

Anita Dorris
Anita Dorris by Wilhelm Paulsen.jpg
Born(1903-12-21)December 21, 1903
DiedDecember 24, 1993(1993-12-24) (aged 90)
OccupationActress, Motion pictures
Years active1926-1931
Spouse(s)E. W. Emo
ChildrenMaria Emo

Selected filmographyEdit


  • Thomas, Douglas A. The early history of German motion pictures, 1895-1935. Thomas International, 1999.

External linksEdit


  1. ^ "Anita Dorris". BFI.
  2. ^ "Anita Dorris movies, photos, movie reviews, filmography, and biography - AllMovie". AllMovie.
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