Popular Hungarian Continental cabaret artist of the 20s and 30s who starred in DeMille's 'The Buccaneer' (1938) and later appeared in two other US films.
Sultry, opulent blonde Hungarian singer Ilona Massey survived an impoverished childhood in Budapest, Hungary to become a glamorous both here and abroad. As a dressmaker's apprentice she managed to scrape up money together for singing lessons and first danced in chorus lines, later earning roles at the Staats Opera. She was called upon to play sophisticated temptresses in thrillers and spy intrigues. Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943) and Love Happy (1949) with the four Marx Bros.
Miss Hungary of 1936. Her first film was at MGM in Lovely to Look at (1952), co-starring Kathryn Grayson and Red Skelton. She next made a comedy called We're Not Married! (1952) at Twentieth Century Fox, with Ginger Rogers. It was far from a star billing for Zsa Zsa, appearing several names down the cast list as a supporting player.
A Hungarian-born film actress popular in American and British films during the 1930s. she played lead roles such as Panama Lady (1939) with Lucille Ball, were popular but did not make her a major star. Best known for her exotic and glamorous persona, her best remembered films are arguably some of those in which she played key supporting roles, such as Anthony Adverse (1936) and Waterloo Bridge (1940). In Anthony Adverse Duna performed as a halfcaste in the African sequence.
The daughter of Hungarian Ildikó Jaid Barrymore (née Makó) Drew was chosen by "People" magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World. She Was the youngest person to ever host Saturday Night Live at seven years old and starred in several Hollywood blockbuster films.
The daughter of a Hungarian-born inventor and engineer George Weisz, Rachael gained wide public recognition after her portrayal of Evelyn "Evy" Carnahan-O'Connell in the films The Mummy and The Mummy Returns. In 2001, she starred opposite Hugh Grant in the hit About a Boy and continued to garner leading roles in Hollywood productions. Her performance in The Constant Gardener (2005) won her the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, along with other major motion picture awards.
The career of this Chicago-born beauty, like her Hungarian roots, can only be described as powerfully diverse. From "Vegas Vacation" to "In Justice," her ability to switch effortlessly between comedy and drama has continually made her a go-to girl for some of the biggest directors and producers in the business.
Through some combination of a winning smile, solid work ethic, and good old-fashioned talent, the young actress has gone from indie beginner to Vanity Fair cover girl in just three years. What's more, she's done it all without capitalizing on the success of legendary mom, Goldie Hawn.
Born to Hungarian Laura Steinhoff, Hawn's career as an actress, film director, producer, and occasional singer, has spanned more than four decades. Hawn is perhaps best known for her roles in Private Benjamin, Foul Play, Wildcats, Overboard, Bird on a Wire, Death Becomes Her, The First Wives Club, and The Banger Sisters. She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the 1969 film Cactus Flower.
An American actress and author. Although she was initially known as a "scream queen" because of her starring roles in many horror films early in her career such as Halloween, The Fog, Prom Night and Terror Train, Curtis has since compiled a body of work that covers many genres. Her paternal grandparents were Hungarian
Tamara Knausz is a Hungarian American actress and model born and raised in Gyor, Hungary. After emigrating to the United States she landed a lead role in the movie Able Danger and appeared as a model on NBC's hit game show Deal or no Deal and had the honor to co-star on TV shows such as The Mentalist and Two and a Half Men alongside Charlie Sheen.