Menado, Maria

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Malay actress who began her acting career in the film Penghidupan (Life) (1950). Maria Menado, whose real name is Liesbet Dotulong, was known for her portrayal of Pontianak - a female vampire, in a series of films directed by B. N. Rao. In 1959, she established Maria Menado Productions to produce films like Siti Zubaidah (1961) and Raja Bersiong (The King with Fangs) (1963). She was also known for her beauty and fashion sense.

Malay actress who began her acting career in the film Penghidupan (Life) (1950). Maria Menado, whose real name is Liesbet Dotulong, was known for her portrayal of Pontianak - a female vampire, in a series of films directed by B. N. Rao. In 1959, she established Maria Menado Productions to produce films like Siti Zubaidah (1961) and Raja Bersiong (The King with Fangs) (1963). She was also known for her beauty and fashion sense.

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Liesbet Dotulong

Maria Menado

Maria Menado, 1932-

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