Z. was born on 20 February
1900 in Ostroleka, Lomza Gubernia, Poland.
Her father was earlier the
head of a yeshiva, and as an elder a teacher in a Talmud
Torah in Bialystok, wherever the family had performed
in. She completed "Kaplan's Women's School".
As a member in Bialystok's "Hazamir",
she participated in the productions of the dramatic
section. From there Z. became engaged in a Yiddish
vaudeville troupe and from there in Sokolov's "Yiddish
Folks-Theatre", with whom she also went to Riga with,
where she remained for eight years, participating in the
various Yiddish troupes with which she played there
during the course of this time. Here she worked several
times in dramatic and operetta productions in German.
In 1927-28 Z. acted in the
Lodz Yiddish Friends members troupe. Afterwards he
traveled across the Polish province, and in 1929 acted
in Paris and later in London.
Z. also participated in the
film "Di reyze mit shmerungen".
Z. is the wife of actor
from Israel Birnbaum.