Balajthy, Robert

ACTOR (AUSTRIA)
BORN 30 Oct 1856, Wien - DIED 10 Aug 1924, Wien
GRAVE LOCATION Wien: Feuerhalle Simmering, 11., Simmeringer Hauptstraße 337 (Abteilung 01, Ring 1, Gruppe 1, Nummer 1)

Robert Balajthy was a stage actor from an early age. He performed in the province. After a guest appearance in Vienna he was engaged at the Raimondtheater and from 1910 to 1912 at the Burgtheater.

He suffered from stage fright and eventually he gave up the stage in 1912. He appeared in several movies, among them "Das Grinsende Gesicht" (1921)" and "Die Venus" (1922). But he lost his fortune through inflation and in 1924 he committed suicide.

Images

The grave of Robert Balajthy at the Feuerhalle Simmering, Vienna.
Picture by Androom (25 Aug 2005)

 

Sources
Internet Movie Database
Robert von Balajthy – Wikipedia


Balfe, Michael William

Published: 28 Apr 2018
Last update: 17 Mar 2019