Lea Seidl (I) (1895–1987)

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Lea Seidl was born on August 22, 1895 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary as Caroline Mayrseidl. She was an actress, known for War and Peace (1956), BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950) and I Am a Camera (1955). She died on January 4, 1987 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 91) in London, England, UK

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Known For

War and Peace Countess Rostov
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre Madame Daruschka
I Am a Camera Fräulein Schneider


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 1973 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Frau Schuldiener
- The Joke (1973) ... Frau Schuldiener
 1970 Graf Yoster gibt sich die Ehre (TV Series)
Mary Duchess of Gostshire
- Die Erbschaft (1970) ... Mary Duchess of Gostshire (as Lea Seidel)
 1968 Great Catherine
Grand Duchess
 1960 I Aim at the Stars
Baroness von Braun
 1956 War and Peace
Countess Rostov
 1955 I Am a Camera
Fräulein Schneider
 1952 The Woman's Angle (uncredited)
 1951 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Madame Daruschka
- Claudia (1951) ... Madame Daruschka
 1944 Candlelight in Algeria
 1925 Dance Fever
Mad. Ivonne Trieux
 1916 Das Leid der Liebe (as Fräulein Seidel)
 1915 Katonabecsület (Short)
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 1968 Eric Robinson Presents (TV Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1968) ... Herself

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She acted in Ralph Benatzky and Robert Stolz's musical, "White Horse Inn," at the London Coliseum in London, England with Clifford Mollison, Mary Lawson, George Gee, Rita Page, Bruce Carfax, Frederick Leister, Jack Barty and Jimmy Hanley (played Piccolo) in the cast.

Alternate Names:

Fräulein Seidel | Lea Seidel

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Lea Seidl emigrated to England in later years where she was able to continue her artistic career und where she also impersonated support roles in some movies. See more »

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