1897 - ?
The actress Manja Tzatschewa was born as Marie Trifonowa Tzatschewa in Lowetsch. She joined the German silent movie business at the end of the 10s and she made her screen debut with "Die sterbenden Perlen" (18) .
In the next years she took part in the productions "Der lebende Leichnam" (18), "Mister Wu" (18), "Der Teufel" (18), "Die Japanerin" (19) and "Mein Wille ist Gesetz" (19).
The 20s were both the height of her film career but also the end of it.
She became a leading actress and she took part regularly in movies till to the middle of the 20s. To these movies belong "Hass" (20), "Der Mann ohne Namen" (21), "Marizza, genannt die Schmuggler-Madonna" (22), "Der Mönch von Santarem" (24) and "Briefe, die ihn nicht erreichten" (25).
Finally new faces conquered the silver screen and Manja Tzatschewa impersonated only few more roles.
To her last movies belongs "Annemarie und ihr Ulan" (26).
Her year of death is still unknown. In the newspaper "Arbeiter-Zeitung" from August 15 1931 there was the article "Vergessene Gesichter" which mentioned that Manja Tzatschewa had already died.
Her sister Tzwetta Tzatschewa became an actress too. Her brother was the singer Iwan Tzatscheff alias Mario Parlo.
Other movies with Manja Tzatschewa:
Madame d'Ora (18) Die seltsame Geschichte des Baron Torelli (18) Liebe (19) Verlorene Töchter (19) Moderne Töchter (19) Frauenliebe (20) Berlin W. (20) Opfer der Keuschheit (21) Schieber (21) Die Perle des Orients (21) Söhne der Nacht (21) Der heilige Hass (21) Der Schatten der Gaby Leed (21) Tingeltangel (22) Maciste und die Javanerin (22) Die Fürstin der Ozeanwerft (22) Der Rebell von Valencia (25)