Date of Birth:
18 October 1898
Lotte Lenya played in 2 movies in the Action, Adventure, Romance, Thriller, Music, Comedy genres.
Lotte Lenya got succeed with average imdb rating 6.7.
Lenya, as the wife of prominent Broadway musician Kurt Weill, would often sing his librettos on their opening evening. For the opening of "The Threepenny Opera", Weill wrote the famous "The Ballad of Mack the Blade" in the direction of Lenya, whose fame was inadvertently forgotten in the program beacon (1928).
Awarded a Tony in 1956 for Supporting Actress in Marc Blitzstein's version of "The Threepenny Opera".
The Bobby Darin portrayal of the song "Mack the Knife" (written by Lotte Lenya's husband Kurt Weill) mentions her next to name.
... Read more