Maria Matray

Maria Matray (14 July 1907 – 30 October 1993) was a German screenwriter and film actress. Matray became a star of late Weimar cinema. Following the Nazi takeover in 1933, Matray, who was Jewish, went into exile – initially in France and Britain before moving to the United States. She developed a new career as a choreographer and writer. She later returned to Germany after the Second World War, where she died in 1993.[1]

Maria Matray
Born14 July 1907
Died30 October 1993 (aged 86)
Munich, Germany
Other namesMaria Stern; Maria Solveg
OccupationFilm actor, screenwriter, choreographer
Years active1923–1993

Selected filmography




  1. Weniger p.466-68


  • Weniger, Kay. 'Es wird im Leben dir mehr genommen als gegeben ...' Lexikon der aus Deutschland und Österreich emigrierten Filmschaffenden 1933 bis 1945: Eine Gesamtübersicht. ACABUS Verlag, 2011.

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