Vilma Degischer

Vilma Degischer (17 November 1911 - 3 May 1992) was an Austrian theatre and film actress. She appeared in more than thirty films from 1931 to 1991. From 1931 to 1991 she played at the Theater in der Josefstadt in Vienna.[1]

Vilma Degischer
Born17 November 1911
Died3 May 1992(1992-05-03) (aged 80)
Years active1931-1991
Spouse(s)Hermann Thimig

Early lifeEdit

After she attended school she had originally wanted to be a dancer, and had been taught by Gertrud Bodenwieser. Only then did she discover she had a talent for acting.[2]


Year Title Role Notes
1931 Die große Liebe
1948 The Other Life Suzette Alberti
1949 Dear Friend Susanne Berger, Sekretärin
1951 Gateway to Peace Elisabeth Dressler
1954 Der Komödiant von Wien [de] Katharina Schratt
1955 Sissi Princess Sophie of Bavaria
1956 Sissi – The Young Empress
1957 ...und die Liebe lacht dazu Besitzerin des Schloßhotels
1957 Sissi – Fateful Years of an Empress Princess Sophie of Bavaria
1958 Embezzled Heaven [de] Livia Argan
1963 Ist Geraldine ein Engel? Tante Klara
1963 The Cardinal Sister Wilhelmina
1965 Uncle Tom's Cabin Mrs. Shelby
1988 Trostgasse 7 - eine Kindheit in Wien 1934-1938 Großmutter Wirth


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