BirthdayNovember 10, 1896
BirthplaceBudapest, Hungary

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Olga Grey

    Full name: Olga Grey
    Also known as: Olga Grey, Grey, Olga
    Professions: Actress

  2. Olga Grey Death information

    Died: Wednesday, 25th of April, 1973 (Age: 76)

  3. Olga Grey Biography

    Olga Grey (November 10, 1896 – April 25, 1973) was an American silent film actress.Anna "Anushka" Zacsek, a Budapest native, immigrated to the United States, and by her late teens was pursuing an acting career in Hollywood.Her first film appearance was in the 1915 film His Lesson, in which she had the lead role. She would have twelve film roles that year, including a role in the now classic film The Birth of a Nation, starring Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, and directed by D. W. Griffith.In 1916 she appeared in seven films, including the role of "Lady Agnes" in Macbeth. She would have another eleven roles between 1917 and 1920, with a steady decline of quality roles.She left the business in 1920, and became an attorney under her original name, Anna Zacsek. In 1942 she was one of the defense attorneys in the "Sleepy Lagoon" trials, defending gang members Henry Leyvas, Victor Segobia, and Edward Grandpré. She was the only woman attorney in the courtroom for these trials.Anna Zacsek was residing in Los Angeles at the time of her death on April 25, 1973, aged 76.

  4. Olga Grey Family

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