Maritza, Sari (1910–1987)

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Maritza, Sari (1910–1987)

German actress. Born Patricia Detering Nathan, Mar 17, 1910, in Tientsin, China; died July 1987, in US Virgin Islands; dau. of a British father (a major) and Austrian mother.

Came to prominence in Germany in Bomben auf Monte Carlo (Monte Carlo Madness, 1931); brought to Hollywood to star in Forgotten Commandments (1932), followed by Evenings for Sale, The Water Gipsies, A Lady's Profession, International House, The Right to Romance, Her Secret and Crimson Romance; retired from the screen (1934).