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Sofia W.D.

During the Japanese occupation, she attended Andjar Asmara's theater school. In 1948, she made her film debut in Air Mata Mengalir di Tjitaroem, using the name Sofia Waldy. After a divorce from first husband S. Waldy, she married actor W.D. Mochtar and began professionally using the name Sofia W.D., starting in 1964. Not just an award-winning actress of both stage and screen who appeared in well over 100 films, Sofia also became one of Indonesia's first female directors with 1962's Badai-Selatan ("Southern Storm"), a horror tale that was nominated for the Golden Berlin Bear Award at the Berlin International Film Festival. She produced, wrote and even operated the camera on a number of films, and was the director of the production companies Film Capital, Libra Film and Dirgahayu Jaya Film over the course of her busy and prolific career.

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Oct 12, 1924 In Bandung, Indonesia
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Bulan Purnama 1953-02-04
Latest Project:
Movie Arie Hanggara 1985-04-15
Known For
Poster of Pengkhianatan G30S/PKI
Poster of Fatima
Poster of Christina
Poster of Max Havelaar
Movie Arie Hanggara Unknown 1985-04-15
Movie Pengkhianatan G30S/PKI Unknown 1984-09-29
Movie Fatima Unknown 1983-01-01
Movie Behind the Mosquito Net Unknown 1983-01-01
Movie Roro Mendut (as Sofia) 1982-01-02
Movie The White Crocodile Unknown 1982-02-01
Movie Mystics in Bali Old Leák Queen 1981-01-01
Movie The Queen of Black Magic Unknown 1981-01-01
Movie Queen of the South Coast Unknown 1980-01-01
Movie Lady in a Trap Mrs. Prawiro 1980-01-01
Movie Antidote for Witchcraft Unknown 1979-01-01
Movie The Temptation of the Demon Woman Siluman 1978-03-31
Movie The Midwife (Praji Magic) Unknown 1977-01-01
Movie Badai Pasti Berlalu Unknown 1977-01-01
Movie Greedy Appetite Nenek 1977-01-01
Movie Christina Unknown 1977-01-01
Movie Max Havelaar Babu 1976-09-09
Movie The Earth Gets Hotter Unknown 1973-01-01
Movie The Moon on the Graveyard Unknown 1973-03-31
Movie River of Love Unknown 1971-01-01
Movie Gending Sriwidjaja Unknown 1958-03-23
Movie Biola Unknown 1957-08-12
Movie Golden Queen (as Sofia) 1955-01-01
Movie Djakarta di Waktu Malam Unknown 1954-07-06
Movie Kali Brantas (Melati Kali Brantas) Sunarti 1954-10-15
Movie Bulan Purnama Putri Amidra 1953-02-04
Movie Dendang Sajang Halimah 1953-10-14