Gerda Maurus (25 August 1903 – 31 July 1968) was an Austrian actress.
|Died||31 July 1968 (aged 64)|
|Years active||1928-1968 (film & TV)|
She was of Croatian ethnicity, and initially made her name on stage in Vienna. While performing in the theatre, she was discovered by the director Fritz Lang during a visit to his native city. Lang cast her in the female lead in his silent thriller film Spione (1928) and she appeared in a number of German films during the Weimar and Nazi eras.
- Spione (1928)
- Frau im Mond (1929)
- High Treason (1929)
- The Daredevil (1931)
- Alarm at Midnight (1931)
- The Stranger (1931)
- Checkmate (1931)
- Death Over Shanghai (1932)
- The White Demon (1932)
- Invisible Opponent (1933)
- The Double (1934)
- A Woman With Power of Attorney (1934)
- The Cossack and the Nightingale (1935)
- Daphne and the Diplomat (1937)
- My Wife's Friends (1949)
- The Little Town Will Go to Sleep (1954)
- Patrick McGilligan. Fritz Lang: The Nature of the Beast. St. Martin's Press, 1998.
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