1911 - 2003
The actress Lili Murati could launch a successful film career in Hungary in the 30s which she continued in the 40s as well.
To her first movies belong "A csuny lany" (35), "Poganyok" (37), 120-as tempo" (37), "Fizessen, nagysad!" (37) and "Vegre!" (41).
Thank to her success she became also well-known in Germany and finally she got a role in the movie "Was geschah in dieser Nacht" (41) directed by Theo Lingen with Lucie Englisch, Karl Ludwig Diehl and Irene von Meyendorff.
Afterwards she continued her career in Hungary with "Kesö" (43), "Egy nap a vilag" (44) and "Ez törtent Budapesten" (44).
After the war Lili Murati and her husband had to flee from their home
country because they were threatened by a process for collaboration with
Germany. They went to Spain - like in a movie dressed as a nun and a priest
- where Lili Murati was able to gain a foothold as a stage actress.
Her international most famous movie - although she only impersonated
a small role - was "Dr. Zhivago" (65). But it was not her appearance which
hit the front page but her accident during the shooting.
Murati remained active as a movie actress till the old age, to her last productions belong "Carola de dia, Carola de noche" (69), "Les belles au bois dormantes" (70), "Proceso a Jesus" (74), "La encadenada" (75), "Die Insel der tausend Freuden" (78), "Historia de S" (79), "La momia nacional" (81), "Diario de invierno" (88) and "Tres palabras" (93).
Lili Murati was married with the director and writer Johann von Vasary.
Other movies with Lili Murati: