Marianne Hold

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Marianne Strobel-Hold (1933–1994) actress, painter, grave in the Witikon cemetery, Zurich
Grave in the Witikon cemetery , Zurich

Marianne Strobl-Hold (born May 15, 1933 as Marianne Weiss in Johannisburg, East Prussia (now Pisz , Poland ), † September 11, 1994 in Lugano ) was a German actress .


Marianne Hold had to flee with her mother shortly before the end of World War II ; they landed in Innsbruck . Her father was missing and her mother remarried. Hold went to Rome after quarrels with her stepfather , where she first worked as a domestic help and later as an assistant in an editing studio.

Here she was discovered by Luis Trenker for the film. She got her first major role in Duel in the Mountains in 1950 . In 1956 she made her breakthrough with Die Fischerin vom Bodensee . In the same year she was also cast in ... like Lili Marleen once in the lead role.

Marianne Hold was a homeland film star in the second half of the 1950s . She regularly embodied the smart, natural, unspoiled, self-confident woman next door, usually insulted and insulted, who in the end gets the right man. With the end of Heimatfilm in the early 1960s, their popularity also waned. In 1969 she was seen again on the cover of the August issue of Cine Revue.

For years she lived with the cello virtuoso Enrico Mainardi , who was often mistakenly viewed as her husband. While filming Die Diamantenhölle am Mekong , she met Friedrich Strobl von Stein in 1964 , whom she married after only six days. Strobl later became known by the name of Frederick Stafford and through films such as Topaz . After Der Schut in 1964 and the birth of her son Roderick Stafford (born December 4, 1964), Marianne Strobl-Hold retired from the film business. She devoted herself to painting and helped young artists start their careers. On September 11, 1994, she died of heart failure in her home in Lugano. Her remains lie in the Witikon cemetery (Zurich) next to those of her husband.


Web links

Commons : Marianne Hold  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Marianne Hold
  2. ^ Marianne Hold Cover Cine Revue 08/14/1969. Retrieved October 18, 2017 .
  3. Tomb Marianne Hold Cemetery Zurich-Witikon