1892 - 1978
The actress Maria Mayen attended an acting education at the Marie-Seebach school in Berlin. After the education she first acted on different stages in Bonn before she returned to Berling where she often appeared at the Lessing-Theater.
She went to Vienna in 1913 where she was engaged at the legendary Burgtheater. On the height of her career she was appointed to a "Kammerschauspielerin" in 1926.
Maria Mayen appeared only seldom in movies, to these productions belong "Konrad Hartls Lebensschicksal" (18), "Don Juan" (19) and "Adrian Vanderstraaten" (19).
After the movie "Golgatha" (20) followed a long-lasting absence from the film business, only in 1967 she acted a last time in front of the camera for "Der Befehl" (67).
Maria Mayen was among others married with the actor Emmerich Reimers.
Her daughter Elisabeth Urbancic became a costume designer for film and
stage, her grandchild is the very successful actor Christoph Waltz.
Other movies with Maria Mayen: