Maly Delschaft

Martha Amalia "Maly" Delschaft (4 December 1898 – 20 August 1995) was a German stage and film actress. After beginning in theatre, Delschaft switched to silent films. She appeared in mainly supporting roles during the Weimar and Nazi eras. After the Second World War she worked in East Germany for the state-controlled studio DEFA.

Maly Delschaft
Maly Delschaft by Binder.jpg
Martha Amalia Delschaft

4 December 1898
Died20 August 1995(1995-08-20) (aged 96)
Other namesAmalie Köster-Delschaft
OccupationFilm actress
Stage actress
Years active1921-1961 (film)

Selected filmographyEdit

A plaque in Berlin commemorating Delschaft.


  • Prawer, S.S. Between Two Worlds: The Jewish Presence in German and Austrian Film, 1910-1933. Berghahn Books, 2005.
  • St. Pierre, Paul Matthew. E.A. Dupont and His Contribution to British Film. Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press, 2010.

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