Lya de Putti
Date of Birth
Jan 10, 1899


Multi-talented Hungarian performer Lya de Putti, the daughter of a baron and a countess, started her career dancing in Budapest music halls. Eventually she went to Berlin to dance classical ballet and from there broke into German films. Among her most famous German films was Dupont's 1925 film Variety. She came to Hollywood in 1926 and appeared in films through the decade. She also appeared in...