Vera Zorina
Date of Birth
Jan 02, 1917
Birth Place:
Berlin, Germany

Biography

European ballerina and actress Vera Zorina, born Eva Brigitta Hartwig to Norwegian parents in Berlin, appeared in a few Hollywood musicals from the late '30s through the early '40s. She learned to dance as a small child and by age seven was already a professional. In 1929, Zorina appeared in Max Reinhardt's A Midsummer Night's Dream as the lead elf, a role that earned her favorable reviews. After...