Lea Niako


Lea Niako (1908-1945), real name Maria Kruse. Was a German actress and ballerina.She met the Polish spy Jerzy Sosnowski with who she had an affair. They were both arrested for espionage on February 24, 1935 by the Gestapo. She died murdered in Berlin in 1945).There is nothing known about her career (if any) after the War. She was known for her work on La carta (1931), Zwischen Hamburg … Continue reading Lea Niako

Mary Nolan(1902-1948)


Mary Nolan (born Mary Imogene Robertson; 1902 -1948) was an American stage and film actress, singer and dancer. She began her career as a Ziegfeld girl in the 1920s performing under the stage name Imogene “Bubbles” Wilson. She was fired from the Ziegfeld Follies in 1924 for her involvement in a tumultuous and highly publicized affair with comedian Frank Tinney. She left the United States … Continue reading Mary Nolan(1902-1948)