Luise Rainer
Date of Birth
Jan 12, 1910
Birth Place:
Vienna, Austria

Biography

The comet-like starring career of Austrian actress Luise Rainer began at the age of 16, when she gave a spectacular audition and was hired on the spot by famed impresario Max Reinhardt. She starred in several Reinhardt stage productions, and also appeared in a few Austro/German films. An MGM talent scout "discovered" Rainer while she was touring Europe in Pirandello's Six Characters in Search of...