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Vera Zorina

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Birth name Eva Brigitta Hartwig
Nationality Norvege
Birth 2 january 1917 at Berlin (German)
Death 9 april 2003 (at 86 years) at Santa Fe (USA)

Vera Zorina (January 2, 1917 – April 9, 2003) was a Norwegian ballerina, theatre and film actress, and choreographer.


Zorina was married to choreographer George Balanchine, her first, his second, in 1938; the couple divorced in 1946. She danced in productions he choreographed for both stage and screen, including On Your Toes, a Broadway hit later adapted for the screen by Lawrence Riley.

Her second husband was Columbia Records president Goddard Lieberson, from 1946 until his death on May 29, 1977. They had two sons: Peter Lieberson, a composer, and Jonathan Lieberson. Her final marriage was to harpsichordist Paul Wolfe, from 1991 until 2003, when she died of undisclosed causes at age 86.

Zorina was the grandmother of sisters Elizabeth (Lizzie), Katherine, and Kristina Lieberson, who are now members of the band TEEN.

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Alan Ladd
Alan Ladd
(2 films)
Paul Porcasi
Paul Porcasi
(2 films)
Bob Hope
Bob Hope
(2 films)
Ralph Murphy
Ralph Murphy
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Vera Zorina (7 films)

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Lover Come Back, 1h30
Directed by William A. Seiter
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy
Actors George Brent, Lucille Ball, Vera Zorina, Charles Winninger, Carl Esmond, Raymond Walburn
Roles Madeleine Laslo
Rating67% 3.3623353.3623353.3623353.3623353.362335
Kay Williams (played by Ball) is anxious to provide feminine companionship to her war correspondent husband (Brent) upon his return from service, but is jealous when she notices her husband with a beautiful combat photographer (Zorina). The couple divorces but eventually makes amends; hence, "lovers come back".
Star Spangled Rhythm, 1h39
Directed by Ralph Murphy, George Marshall, Frank Tuttle, A. Edward Sutherland, Lewis Allen
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Betty Hutton, Eddie Bracken, Victor Moore, Walter Abel, Anne Revere, Cass Daley
Roles Dick Powell - ' Hit the Road to Dreamland' Number
Rating67% 3.391663.391663.391663.391663.39166
Pop Webster (Victor Moore) is a former silent movie star once known as "Bronco Billy" who now works as the guard on the main gate at Paramount Pictures. However, he's told his son Johnny (Eddie Bracken), who's in the Navy, that he's the studio's Executive Vice President in Charge of Production. When Johnny shows up in Hollywood on shore leave, Pop and the studio's switchboard operator Polly Judson (Betty Hutton) go all-out to maintain the illusion for Johnny and his sailor friends that Pop's a studio big-wig. Things get a bit complicated when Pop offers to put on a variety show for the Navy, featuring all of Paramount's stars, but Polly convinces Bob Hope and Bing Crosby to do the show, and they convince the rest of the stars on the lot.
Louisiana Purchase, 1h38
Directed by Irving Cummings
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical theatre, Musical
Themes Musical films, Films based on plays, Films based on musicals
Actors Bob Hope, Vera Zorina, Victor Moore, Irène Bordoni, Dona Drake, Martha Raye
Roles Marina Von Minden
Rating62% 3.149743.149743.149743.149743.14974
Beaucoup d'efforts sont faits pour compromettre un politicien, un sénateur connu pour être intègre.
I Was an Adventuress, 1h21
Directed by Gregory Ratoff
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Crime
Themes Heist films
Actors Vera Zorina, Richard Greene, Erich von Stroheim, Peter Lorre, Sig Ruman, Fritz Feld
Roles Countess Tanya Vronsky
Rating67% 3.375393.375393.375393.375393.37539
Countess Tanya Vronsky acts as bait for notorious jewel thief Andre Desormeaux and his assistant, Polo, on their tour through Europe. Everything goes according to plan until Tanya falls in love with their next target, Paul Vernay. Still, the gang manages to take Paul to the cleaners. After the heist, Tanya announces that she is retiring and goes on to marry Paul. Desormeaux tries to convince her to change her mind, but in vain.