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Vilma Bánky

Vilma Banky
Vilma Bánky in 1927
Personal information
Birth nameVilma Koncsics
Birth dateJanuary 9, 1901
Place of birthNagydorog, Austria-Hungary (now Nagydorog, Hungary)
Date of deathMarch 18, 1991(age 90)
Death placeLos Angeles, California, U.S.
NicknameVilma Banky
OccupationActress
Spouse-Rod La Rocque-1927-1969

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Vilma Bánky (January 9, 1901 March 18, 1991) was a Hungarian-born American silent film actress, although the early part of her acting career began in Budapest, spreading to France, Austria, and Germany. Banky was best known for her roles in The Eagle and The Son of the Sheik with Rudolph Valentino and several romantic teamings with Ronald Colman.


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