Bajor, Gizi

ACTOR (HUNGARY)
BORN 9 May 1893, Budapest - DIED 12 Feb 1951, Budapest
GRAVE LOCATION Budapest: Farkasrét cemetery (Rav. 11. sírbolt (crypt at the wall in front of the mortuary))

Gizi Bajor was the daughter of former mining engineer who ran the Café Bathory on the Kálvin Square in Budapest. She was educated at a school that was led by nuns before she studied at the Academy of Drma in Budapest from 1911 to 1914. She was allowed to join the Nationa Theatre immediately afterwards. There she worked until her death, except for the season 1924/1925 when she was engaged at the Magyar theatre. She was one of the moth influential actors of the century and in 1948 she received the Kossuth prize.

From 1920 to 1922 she was married to Odön Vajda. They had one child. Her second husband was Ferenc Paupera. During the Second World War she hid deserted soldiers and their families. One of them, Professor Tibor Germán, was her third husband since 1933. In 1951 he was mentally ill and he killed Gizi and himself. Her former home is now the Bajor Gizi Színészmúzeum, founded by actress Hilda Gobbi in 1952.

Related persons
• knew Gobbi, Hilda

Images

The grave of Gizi Bajor at the Farkasrét cemetery in Budapest.
Picture by androom (21 Aug 2006)

 

Sources
Internet Movie Database
• Lukács-Csernus, Lajos e.a., Budapester Friedhöfe, Oberbügermeisterambt der Stadt Budapest, Budapest, 1999
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Baker, Thomas

Published: 10 May 2020
Last update: 10 May 2020