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Valli, Valli (1882–1927)

Valli, Valli (1882–1927)

German actress. Born née Knust, Feb 11, 1882, in Berlin, Germany; died Nov 4, 1927, in Hampstead, England; sister of Lulu and Ida Valli; educated in London; m. Louis Dreyfuss.

Made stage debut in London in Gentle Ivy (1894), then appeared in Berlin in Morocco Bound to great success (1895); other plays include Olivia, The Physician, Alice in Wonderland, School, The Power and the Glory, Quo Vadis?, Véronique, A Waltz Dream, The Merry Widow, Kitty Grey, Hullo London! and The Purple Road; often appeared in America; also appeared in music halls and vaudeville; films include The High Road and Her Debt of Honor.

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