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Ali Ghito

Foto: Yva (1900-1944)

1905 - 1983

The actress Ali Ghito was born as Adelheid Schnabel-Fürbringer in Zeulsdorf. She got an acting education and singing lessons as well. Beside it she also studied medicine and psychology. She married an architect as a very young woman and her daughter was born in 1926.

She began her artistic career at the theater in Stenden in 1930, later followed engagements in Berlin. 
She made her film debut in 1932 with the movies "Kavaliere vom Kurfüstendamm" (32) and "Acht Mädels im Boot" (32).

The film industry offered her only seldom a platform for her acting abilities. Till the end of war she took part in the movies "Der Schimmelreiter" (34), "Kitty und die Weltkonferenz" (39), "Carl Peters" (41), "Quax in Afrika" (44) and "Ruf an das Gewissen" (45).
During World War II she was also active as a nurse.

After the war she retired from the film business.

When she got married with the writer Hans Habe in 1946 it was already her third marriage. But this marriage failed too when Habe began an affair with the actress Eloise Hardt. Because Habe got divorced in Mexico in 1948 which was without legal capacity and got married with Hardt immediately afterwards, Ali Ghito accused him of bigamy. The scandal was also printed in the magazine "Stern".  

She died in Santa Fe in 1983.

Other movies with Ali Ghito:
Wege zur guten Ehe (33) Der Springer von Pontresina (34) Jakko (41) Frau Luna (41) Das himmelblaue Abendkleid (41) Das alte Lied (45)