Elizabeth Marie Christine Kühnelt Net Worth

Elizabeth Marie Christine Kühnelt Net Worth is
$10 Million

Elizabeth Marie Christine Kühnelt Bio/Wiki, Net Worth

Elissa Landi (December 6, 1904 – October 21, 1948) was an Italian born actress who was popular in Hollywood films of the 1920s and 1930s. Rumoured to be a descendant of Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria, she was noted for her aristocratic bearing.Born Elisabeth Marie Christine Kühnelt in Venice, Landi was raised in Austria and educated in England. From 1928 to 1936, Landi was married to John Cecil Lawrence, and from 1943 to 1948, to Curtis Kinney Thomas (1905-2002).Her first ambition was to be a writer, and she wrote her first novel at the age of twenty. She would return to writing during lulls in her acting career. She joined the Oxford Repertory Company at an early age, appearing in many British and American stage successes.During the 1920s she appeared in British, French, and German films before travelling to the United States to appear in a Broadway production of A Farewell to Arms. She was signed to a contract by Fox Film Corporation (later 20th Century Fox) in 1931.She played the heroine in Cecil B. De Mille's The Sign of the Cross (1932), but was overshadowed by Claudette Colbert who played the flashier role of Poppea. She was paired successfully with some of the major leading men, such as David Manners, Charles Farrell, Warner Baxter, and Ronald Colman in romantic dramas such as Body and Soul (1931) before appearing in the box office hit The Count of Monte Cristo (1934) with Robert Donat.Her contract with Fox was abruptly cancelled in 1936 as a result of her refusal to accept a particular role. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer signed her to a contract and after a couple of romantic dramas she played the cousin of Myrna Loy in the very popular After the Thin Man (1936). After only two more films she retired, in 1943.She became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 1943, and dedicated herself to writing, producing six novels and a series of poems.She died from cancer in Kingston, New York, and was buried at Oak Hill Cemetery in Newburyport, Massachusetts.Elissa Landi has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her contributions to Motion Pictures, at 1615 Vine Street.

Full NameElizabeth Marie Christine Kühnelt
Date Of BirthDecember 6, 1904
Place Of BirthVenice, Italy
Height5' 5" (1.65 m)
ProfessionActress, Soundtrack
SpouseCurtiss Thomas daughter
ChildrenCarolyn Maude
Star SignSagittarius
1Brother, Anthony Franz Kuehnelt, born November 17, 1902.
2Daughter, Carolyn Maude, born [December 1944]
3Became an American citizen in 1943. She wrote 6 novels.
4She is believed by some people to have been the secret granddaughter of Sissi (Empress Elizabeth), the beautiful consort of Emperor Franz Josef of Austria.


Corregidor1943Dr. Royce Lee Stockman
The Thirteenth Chair1937Helen Trent
After the Thin Man1936Selma
Mad Holiday1936Peter Dean
The Amateur Gentleman1936Lady Cleone Meredith
Crimson Dynasty1935Princess Aurore
Without Regret1935Jennifer Gage
Enter Madame!1935Lisa Della Robbia
The Count of Monte Cristo1934Mercedes
The Great Flirtation1934Zita Marishka
Sisters Under the Skin1934Judy O'Grady aka Blossom Bailey
Man of Two Worlds1934Joan Pemberton
By Candlelight1933Marie
The Masquerader1933Eve Chilcote
I Loved You Wednesday1933Vicki Meredith
The Warrior's Husband1933Antiope
The Sign of the Cross1932Mercia
A Passport to Hell1932Myra Carson
The Woman in Room 131932Laura Ramsey
Devil's Lottery1932Evelyn Beresford
The Yellow Ticket1931Marya Kalish
Wicked1931Margot Rande
The Parisian1931Yvonne
Always Goodbye1931Lila Banning
Body and Soul1931Carla
Children of Chance1930Binnie / Lia Monta
The Price of Things1930Anthea Dane
Knowing Men1930Korah Harley
The Inseparables1929Velda
Synd1928Kersti Jeanne Gerard
The Betrayal1928Françoise-Marie / La Monita
London1926Alice Cranston


The Sign of the Cross1932performer: "Christian Hymn No.1" 1932 - uncredited
After the Thin Man1936performer: "None But the Lonely Heart" 1869 - uncredited


Hollywood Party1937ShortHerself - the Hostess
Screen Snapshots Series 16, No. 11936Documentary shortHerself
Screen Snapshots Series 15, No. 51936Documentary shortHerself

Won Awards

1960Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameMotion PictureOn 8 February 1960. At 1611 Vine Street

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