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Actor Blanche Yurka

Blanche Yurka

  • Birth name:

    Blanche Jurka

  • Date of Birth:

    St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

Biography:

This imposing-looking stage star of early 20th century Broadway was born Blanche Jurka to Bohemian immigrants on June 18, 1887 in St. Paul, Minnesota. Some references claim that she was brought to the United States as an infant and then raised in St. Paul. Her Czech parents saw a blossoming singing talent in their daughter and used their modest income to help pay for opera lessons. When the family moved to New York, Blanche earned a scholarship at age 15 and studied voice and ballet. She made her debut a... more

Blanche Yurka Filmography

Aсtor (9)

Movie

Year

Movie The Southerner The Southerner

as Mama

1945
Movie The Song of Bernadette The Song of Bernadette

as Aunt Bernarde Casterot

1945
Movie Cry of the Werewolf Cry of the Werewolf

as Bianca

1944
Movie Tonight We Raid Calais Tonight We Raid Calais

as Widow Grelieu

1943
Movie Keeper of the Flame Keeper of the Flame

as Mrs. Anna Taylor

1943
Movie A Night to Remember A Night to Remember

as Mrs. Salter

1942
Movie City for Conquest City for Conquest

as Mrs. Nash

1940
Movie A Tale of Two Cities A Tale of Two Cities

as Madame Therese De Farge

1935