Miliza Korjus

Singer, Actor
Miliza Korjus made his mark in the world of entertainment when he acted in the biopic "The Great Waltz" (1938) with Luise Rainer. In 1943, he made the film "Caballeria del Imperio/Imperial Cavalry" in Mexico. In 1936 ... Read more »
Born: 08/18/1908 in Poland

Filmography

Actor (1)

The Great Waltz 1937 (Movie)

Carla Donner (Actor)

Biography

Miliza Korjus made his mark in the world of entertainment when he acted in the biopic "The Great Waltz" (1938) with Luise Rainer. In 1943, he made the film "Caballeria del Imperio/Imperial Cavalry" in Mexico. In 1936, he was signed to a ten-year contract at MGM. He joined the Ukranian State Chorus as a teenager. He born in Warsaw, Poland. In 1929, he moved to Germany with her husband. Korjus was married to Kuno G Foelsch and had one child.

Relationships

Kuno Foelsch

Husband
born in 1894 died in 1965 married in 1928 divorced

Arthur Korjus

Father
achieved rank of colonel in the Russian Imperial Army

Anna Korjus

Mother
daughter of a Russian general

Walter Shector

Husband
married in 1952

EDUCATION

Kiev Conservatory of Music

Milestones

1952

Retired after her second marriage

1942

Made the film "Caballeria del Imperio/Imperial Cavalry" in Mexico

1940

After recovering, embarked on concert tour of South America; was appearing in Mexico when USA entered WWII

1940

Severely injured in an automobile accident (date approximate)

1938

Debut feature, "The Great Waltz"; received a Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination

1936

Was signed to a ten-year contract at MGM

1933

Contracted with the Berlin State Opera

1929

Moved to Germany with her husband

Born in Warsaw, Poland

Underwent painful recovery from injuries; had several operations on leg

Joined the Ukranian State Chorus as a teenager

At outbreak of WWI, moved with mother and sisters to Kiev

Bonus Trivia

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Sang operatic soprano.

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