BORN 9 Dec 1876, Grimma, Sachsen - DIED 8 Apr 1962, Wien|
GRAVE LOCATION Wien: Grinzinger Friedhof, 19., An den langen Lüssen 33 (Gruppe MA, Nummer 22)
Lili Marberg was the daughter of a teacher. She worked in Zwickau, Elberfeld, Barmen, Hamburg and Munich before she was engaged at the Deutschen Volkstheater in Vienna in 1907 as the successor of Helene Odilon. She worked for the Burgtheater in Vienna from 1911 to 1950 and in 1936 she became a honorary member of that theatre. In the same year she appeared in her only movie, "Silhouetten".
On the stage she performed in parts of Wedekind, Hauptmann and Ibsen. Her portrait was painted by Leopold Schmutzler. She was the second wife of the architect Karl Hans Jaray (b.1872) and the actor Hans Jaray (1906-1990) was her stepson.