Evelyn Sklarz Net Worth

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Evelyn Sklarz Biography

Evelyn Holt (1908–2001) was a German actress. The daughter of a journalist, she began her film career at the UFA. The attractive young woman quickly advanced to main roles alongside Gustav Fröhlich and Hans Albers. After singing lessons, she was committed in 1931 as a soubrette at the Grosses Schauspielhaus in Berlin. However, the Nazi takeover ended her film career after six successful years, since she was allegedly half-Jewish. Holt was prohibited for appearing in films. She still enjoyed engagements as a soubrette at the Komische Oper in Berlin über Wasser. When she 1936 Jewish publisher Felix Guggenheim (1904-1976) married her, it was no longer possible. In 1938 the couple emigrated first to Switzerland, so in 1940 to England, and later to the United States. There Felix Guggenheim was exile publisher of authors such as Thomas Mann, Franz Werfel, Lion Feuchtwanger and Alfred Doblin. Evelyn Holt remained until the end of her life in the U.S. and never returned to movies.

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Date Of BirthOctober 3, 1908
Place Of BirthBerlin, Germany
Star SignLibra

Interesting Facts

1Blonde, blue-eyed leading lady of the 1920's and early 30's. The daughter of an English journalist (according to her mother's notarised statement), she was trained as a singer which allowed her to make a seamless transition from silent to sound pictures. Her career ended abruptly during the NS period when her birth name, Sklarz, was deemed by the regime as being 'too Jewish'. Holt spent a few more years as a soubrette at the Comic Opera in Berlin, then married an American publisher, emigrated to the U.S. via Switzerland and left show business.
2She married Felix Guggenehim and moved to Switzerland in 1938, moved to England in 1940 and then to the USA.



Kampf1932Eva, Wencks Frau
Drei von der Stempelstelle1932Else, deren Tochter
Das Ekel1931Katherina, their daughter
Eine Stunde Glück1931Das Mädel
Marriage in Name Only1930Eva Helmer
Das Wolgamädchen1930Katja
Einbruch im Bankhaus Reichenbach1930
Das Recht auf Liebe1930Evelyn Gebhard - Frau Gebhards Tochter
Ehe in Not1929Mädchen
Die Schleiertänzerin1929
Mädchen am Kreuz1929
Der Mann mit dem Laubfrosch1929Yvette Bruneaux seine Tochter
Ein Mädel und drei Clowns1928Maria
Der fesche Husar1928Mary Wentworth / Mary Toth
Frauenarzt Dr. Schäfer1928Evelyne Hausen, seine Tochter
Freiwild1928Anna Riedel
Wenn Menschen reif zur Liebe werden1927Lene Schmalenbach
Die elf Teufel1927Linda
Liebelei1927Christine, seine Tochter
Die Achtzehnjährigen1927Madeleine Lamont
Die Waise von Lowood1926Jane Eyre
Spitzen1926Prinzessin Alix

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