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Zita Johann

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Years active  1931-1934, 1986
Parents  Stefan Johann
Role  Actress
Name  Zita Johann
Partner(s)  John Huston

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Born  14 July 1904 (1904-07-14) Deutschbentschek (near Temesvar), Austria-Hungary (now Timisoara, Romania)
Died  September 17, 1993, Nyack, New York, United States
Spouse  John McCormick (m. 1935–1938), John Houseman (m. 1929–1933)
Movies  The Mummy, The Sin of Nora Moran, The Struggle, Tiger Shark, Raiders of the Living Dead
Similar People  Karl Freund, John Houseman, D W Griffith, Howard Hawks, Lothar Mendes

Movie Legends - Zita Johann


Zita Johann (born Elisabeth Johann, 14 July 1904 – 24 September 1993) was an Austrian-American actress, best known for her performance in Karl Freund's 1932 film, The Mummy, with Boris Karloff.

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Biography

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A Banat German, Zita Johann was born Elisabeth Johann in the village of Deutschbentschek (near Temesvar), Austria-Hungary. Her father, a hussar officer named Stefan Johann, emigrated with his family to the United States in 1911.

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She debuted on Broadway in 1924 and made her first film appearance in D. W. Griffith's 1931 film The Struggle. After seven films, she quit to work in theater, working with John Houseman, to whom she was married 1929-1933, and with Orson Welles. She also taught acting to people with learning disorders.

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Johann married three times. She made her last film appearance in the 1986 horror film Raiders of the Living Dead.

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She died in 1993 at age 89 in Nyack, New York. She was cremated and her ashes were scattered in a stream in upstate New York.

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