Maria Ouspenskaya

Maria Ouspenskaya


Life Events


Received first Oscar nomination for supporting role in "Dodsworth"


Earned second Academy Award nomination for "Love Affair"

Photo Collections

Love Affair (1939) - Scene Stills
Here are a few scene stills from Love Affair (1939), directed by Leo McCarey and starring Irene Dunne and Charles Boyer.


Movie Clip

Beyond Tomorrow (1940) -- (Movie Clip) It Rarely Seemed Like Christmas We’ve learned that housekeeper Tanya (Maria Ouspenskaya) is a refugee Russian noble, long part of the unrelated family household comprised of prosperous engineering-firm partners and roommates Chadwick (C. Aubrey Smith), Melton (Harry Carey) and O’Brien (Charles Winninger), on Christmas Eve, in Beyond Tomorrow, 1940.
Judge Hardy And Son (1939) -- (Movie Clip) I'm Mighty Proud Of Carvel Opening leading to the premise, Judge Hardy (Lewis Stone) and fellow officers (Erville Alderson, Ernie Anderson) concluding they have no business to conduct, when the unexpected Volduzzis (Maria Ouspenskaya, Egon Brecher) arrive, in MGM’s Judge Hardy And Son, 1939.
Love Affair (1939) -- (Movie Clip) Porto Madeira Meeting by chance at a stop-over in Porto Madeira, Terry (Irene Dunne) and Michel (Charles Boyer) visit his grandmother (Maria Ouspenskaya) and her chapel in Love Affair, 1939.
Tarzan And The Amazons -- (Movie Clip) He Is Our Friend "Boy" (Johnny Sheffield) curiously follows Tarzan (Johnny Weissmuller) as he takes the injured Athena (Shirley O'Hara) back to the Amazon temple where the queen (Maria Ouspenskaya) thanks Tarzan and instructs Athena of her wrong for leaving the temple in Tarzan and the Amazons, 1945.
Wolf Man, The (1941) -- (Movie Clip) Werewolf In Camp! At the gypsy carnival Larry (Lon Chaney Jr.), looking maybe not as worried as he could be, offers his amulet to Gwen (Evelyn Ankers), then rushes home fearing his first transformation, in Universal's The Wolf Man, 1941.
Wolf Man, The (1941) -- (Movie Clip) Wolf? Gypsy Woman? Murder? Wild events with gypsy Bela (Lugosi), his mother (Maria Ouspenskaya), Gwen (Evelyn Ankers) and Larry (Lon Chaney Jr.), his father (Claude Rains) baffled, the constable (Ralph Bellamy) asking the obvious question, in Universal's The Wolf Man, 1941.
Dance, Girl, Dance -- (Movie Clip) Too Classy When a night club boss (Harold Huber) isn't buying the Hula routine featuring Judy (Maureen O'Hara), Madame Basilova (Maria Ouspenskaya) produces Bubbles (Lucille Ball) just in time, in Dance, Girl, Dance, 1940.