Uta Hagen

Uta Hagen bio

Birth Name: Uta Thyra Hagen

Occupation: Stage Actress

Place Of Birth: Germany

Date Of Birth: June 12, 1919

Date Of Death: January 14, 2004

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: German

Uta Hagen was born on the 12th of June, 1919. She was best known for being a Stage Actress. One of Broadway’s greatest actresses and acting teachers, she won a Tony Award for playing Martha in Edward Albee ‘s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Uta Hagen was born in Germany. She made her professional stage debut in 1937, playing Ophelia in Hamlet. She later starred as Nina in the Broadway production of Chekhov’s The Seagull. A respected acting theorist and teacher, she published a famous acting manual entitled Respect for Acting.

Uta Hagen was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Uta Hagen was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Uta Thyra Hagen is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Uta’s Uta Thyra Hagen attended University of Wisconsin High School and University of Wisconsin, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.


Uta Hagen’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Uta Hagen’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Uta Hagen kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Uta Hagen was born in the Year of the Goat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Uta Thyra Hagen
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Uta Hagen was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Uta Hagen was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: Uta Hagen had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Uta Hagen’s birth sign is Gemini and she had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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