Newes, Martha Maria

ACTOR (AUSTRIA)
BORN 18 Mar 1894, Graz, Steiermark - DIED 6 May 1984, Oberaudorf, Bayern
GRAVE LOCATION München, Bayern: Waldfriedhof (051-W-87)

Martha Newes was the younger sister of the actress Tilly Wedekind. By the time she was eighteen years old appeared on the stage at Innsbruck. In 1913 Otto Falckenberg engaged her at the Münchner Kammerspiele, where she worked until 1920. There she met the actor and director Hans Müller and she married him in 1916. After her marriage she mostly followed her husband wherever his career took him, but she continued acting. Between the 1920s and 1939 she performed at stages in Berlin like the Saltenburg-Bühnen and Theatre in the Stresemannstrasse. In the 1960s she appeared at the Theater der Jugend in Munich.

She also appeared in movies between 1919 and 19437, among them "König Nicolo" (1919), "Freie Fahrt" (1928) and "Theodor Körner" (1932). Her final movie part was in "Der Marquis von Keith" (1962). She was a friend of the painter Ida Maly.

Family
• Husband: Müller, Hans Carl (1917-1960)

Related persons
• is brother/sister of Wedekind, Tilly

Images

The grave of Hans Müller and Martha Newes at the Waldfriedhof in Munich.
Picture by Androom (23 Aug 2010)

 

The grave of Hans Müller and Martha Newes at the Waldfriedhof in Munich.
Picture by Androom (23 Aug 2010)

 

Sources
• Regnier, Anatol, Du af deinem höchtsten Dach, Tilly Wedekind und ihre Töchter, BTB Verlag, 2005
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Newton, Helmut

Published: 12 Apr 2014
Last update: 21 Jun 2020