Buttykay, Emmi

ACTOR (HUNGARY)
BORN 4 May 1911, Budapest - DIED 5 Jul 1957, London
GRAVE LOCATION Budapest: Farkasrét cemetery (33/2-1-12)

Emmi Buttikay was the daughter of the composer Ákos Buttykay. Her mother was the operetta star Emmi Kosáry. She worked as a non-contract performer from 1934 onwards. On 09/05/1936 she married the landowner Jeno Roth, who was eleven years older than she was. In 1943 she passed an official actor's exam. She was noticed by Viktor Bánky (1899- 967) who first gave her supporting parts and then main parts. She appeared mostly in comedies and operettas. She made her last movie in 1956. She travelled to London to obtain medical treatment for a serious illness, but there she fell victim to a carr accident.

Family
• Mother: Kosáry, Emmi
• Father: Buttykay, Ákos

Images

The grave of Ákos Buttykay and Emmi Buttykay at the Farkasrét cemetery, Budapest.
Picture by Androom (06 Aug 2018)

 

The grave of Ákos Buttykay and Emmi Buttykay at the Farkasrét cemetery, Budapest.
Picture by Androom (06 Aug 2018)

 

Sources
Internet Movie Database
Magyar Színházművészeti Lexikon / Buttykay Emmi


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Published: 15 May 2020
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