Nadia Gray

Nadia Gray

Nadia Gray (23 November 1923 – 13 June 1994) was a Romanian film actress.

Nadia Gray

Born Nadia Kujnir into a Jewish family[1][2] in Bucharest. Her father moved to Romania from Russia, her mother was from Akkerman (Bessarabia). She left Romania for Paris in the late 1940s to escape the Communist takeover after World War II. Her film debut was in L'Inconnu d'un soir in 1949. Perhaps her best-known role was in the Federico Fellini masterpiece La Dolce Vita in 1960.

She played Number 8 in "The Chimes of Big Ben", an episode of the 1960s cult television series The Prisoner.


  • Personal life 1
  • Partial filmography 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Personal life

She was first married to N. Goldenberg (later Herescu), a wealthy businessman from Chisinau, then to Constantin Cantacuzino, a Romanian aristocrat who was one of Romania's top fighter aces of the war. They were married from 1946 to his death in 1958. Her third husband was Manhattan attorney Herbert Silverman. They were married from 1967 to her death in 1994. She died in New York City.

Partial filmography

Most of Gray's films were non-English-language productions.


  1. ^ Cum a evadat prinţul Bâzu Cantacuzino din România stalinistă
  2. ^ Nadia Gray

External links