Ida Kamińska (September 18, 1899 – May 21, 1980) was an
Academy Award-nominated actress.
Ida Kamińska began a stage career at the age of five. Her
first theater role was in 1912 in Mirele Efros, with her mother and her sister
in other roles in the play.
In 1965, she starred in the Czechoslovak movie The Shop on
Main Street (Obchod na korze, directed by Ján Kadár and Elmar Klos), and she
received a 1966 nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading
Role. Her last role was The Angel Levine (1970), directed by Ján Kadár.
Following her death from cardiovascular disease in 1980,
aged 80, she was interred in the Yiddish theatre section of the Mount Hebron Cemetery
in Flushing, New York.Leer mas...