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Jessie Vihrog


1906 - 1996

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The actress Jessie Vihrog was born in South Africa where her father worked as a farmer.
At the age of eight her family returned to Germany and she grew up in Leipzig and Eisenstadt.

Jessie Vihrog was already desrious to become an actress in her younger days and her dream became true in 1921 when she made her stage debut in Leipzig.

Soon she became established at the theater and it followed engagements at other theaters in Germany, among others also in Berlin in 1927 where she played on the Barnowsky stages. 

When the sound film arose Jessie Vihrog also gained a foothold in this medium and she made her screen debut with "Der falsche Ehemann" (31).

In the next years Jessie Vihrog impersonated roles in many other movies which made her well-known to a huge audience. 
To her well-known productions of the 30s belong "Hurra - ein Junge!" (31), "Eine von uns" (32), "Die Herren vom Maxim" (33), "Annette im Paradies" (34), "Charleys Tante" (34), "Friesennot" (35), "Nachtwache im Paradies" (37) and "Ballade" (38).

During and after World War II she only took part in few more movies like "Ich bin gleich wieder da" (39), "Unser kleiner Junge" (41) and "Hallo - Sie haben Ihre Frau vergessen" (49).

Besides her activity as an actress she detected an other possibility to develop her artistic abilities by applying herself to the sculpture. 

The nephew of Jessie Vihrog - Frithjof Vierock - became a popular actor too.
 

Other movies with Jessie Vihrog:
Einer Frau muss man alles verzeih'n (31) Es wird schon wieder besser (32) Der Frauendiplomat (32) Kampf (32) Zwei gute Kameraden (33) Ein Lied für dich (33) Das Schloss im Süden (33) Das lustige Kleeblatt (33) Keine Angst vor Liebe (33) Schön ist jeder Tag den Du mir schenkst, Marie Luise (34) Zimmermädchen...Dreimal klingeln (34) Die Freundin eines grossen Mannes (34) Ein Mädchenmit Prokura (34) Der Fall Brenken (34) Lockvogel (34) La Paloma – Ein Lied der Kameradschaft (34) Nur nicht weich werden, Susanne! (35) Le miroir aus alouettes (35) Strassenmusik (36) Krach und Glück um Künnemann (37)


 
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