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Ida Kaminska

  • Original Name Melman
  • Birth 18 Sep 1899 Odessa, Odes'ka, Ukraine
  • Death 21 May 1980 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Burial Flushing, Queens County, New York, USA
  • Plot Yiddish Theatrical Alliance: Block 67, Ref 1, Section A-D, Line 11, Grave 24
  • Memorial ID 6856747

Actress. Born in Odessa, Russia, she was best known for her role as 'Rozália Lautmannová' in "The Shop on Maine Street" (1965), of which she received an Oscar nomination for Best Actress. She began her career as a performer in the Yiddish theater, Poland and after World War II, she was co-founder of Jewish State Theatre in Warsaw. Her other film credits included "The Rabbi's Power" (1924), "Without a Home" (1939), "The Jewish People Live" (1947), "Border Street" (1948) and "The Angel Levine" (1970).

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 16 Oct 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6856747
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ida Kaminska (18 Sep 1899–21 May 1980), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6856747, citing Mount Hebron Cemetery, Flushing, Queens County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .