Tala Birell Movies and Career Information
Sep 10, 1907
Tala Birell (September 10, 1907 – February 17, 1958) was a Romanian - American stage and film actress. She had stage and screen experience in Vienna. Birell doubled for Marlene Dietrich in German films. She came to England to appear in the German version of Cape Forlorn, and later went to America to play in the German version of Boudoir Diplomats. Star of stage in Europe, she became popular in American films. In 1940 she appeared onstage in "My Dear Children" at the Belasco Theatre in New York City. One of her final on-camera appearances was on the popular 1953 U.S. anthology drama television series Orient Express in the episode titled The Red Sash. She is buried in the Bavarian village Marquartstein in a family tomb.