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Rosa Albach Retty

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Occupation  Actress
Died  August 26, 1980, Baden
Years active  1890–1958
Parents  Rudolf Retty
Name  Rosa Albach-Retty
Children  Wolf Albach-Retty
Role  Movie actress

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Full Name  Rosa Clara Franziska Helene Retty
Born  26 December 1874 (1874-12-26) Hanau, Hesse-Nassau,German Empire
Spouse(s)  Karl Walter Albach (1870–1952)
Movies  Gold on the Street, Maria Ilona, Abenteuer in Wien
Grandchildren  Romy Schneider, Wolfi Albach-Retty, Sacha Darwin
Similar People  Wolf Albach‑Retty, Romy Schneider, Magda Schneider, Trude Marlen, Sacha Darwin

Rosa Albach-Retty (26 December 1874 – 26 August 1980) was a German-born Austrian movie and stage actress. She is mainly remembered today as actress Romy Schneider's paternal grandmother.


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Born into a well-known family of Austrian actors, she was the daughter of actor and director Rudolf Retty. Trained by her father, she began her stage career in 1890 at the Deutsches Theater and the Lessing Theater in Berlin, where she successfully performed in the title role of Minna von Barnhelm. In 1895 she went to the Volkstheater in Vienna and in 1903 joined the Burgtheater ensemble.

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Albach-Retty was married to the Austro-Hungarian Army officer Karl Albach; she was the mother of Wolf Albach-Retty (1906–1967), an Austrian movie actor who married German movie actress Magda Schneider in 1937. She thereby was the grandmother of Romy Schneider and great grandmother of Sarah Biasini.

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Albach-Retty made her first film appearance in 1930, in Georg Jacoby's Gold on the Street, and made her last appearance in the 1955 remake The Congress Dances directed by Franz Antel. She died in 1980 at the age of 105.

Selected filmography

  • Gold on the Street (1930)
  • Episode (1935)
  • Maria Ilona (1939)
  • Whom the Gods Love (1942)
  • Vienna 1910 (1943)
  • Maria Theresa (1951)
  • The Spendthrift (1953)
  • The Congress Dances (1955)
  • Decorations and awards

  • 1955: Grand Decoration of Honour for Services to the Republic of Austria
  • 1958: Kainz Medal
  • 1963: Austrian Cross of Honour for Science and Art, 1st class
  • 1977: Grand Decoration of Honour in Silver for Services to the Republic of Austria
  • References

    Rosa Albach-Retty Wikipedia