Bust of Heinz Hilpert at the Deutsches Theater in Berlin
|Died||25 November 1967 77) (aged|
|Occupation||Actor, Screenwriter, Director|
Heinz Hilpert (1 March 1890 – 25 November 1967) was a German actor, screenwriter and film director. He was head of the Deutsches Theater during the Third Reich.
Curd Gustav Andreas Gottlieb Franz Jürgens was a German-Austrian stage and film actor. He was usually billed in English-speaking films as Curt Jurgens. He was well known for playing Ernst Udet in Des Teufels General. His best known English-language roles were as Wehrmacht general Günther Blumentritt in The Longest Day and as James Bond villain Karl Stromberg in The Spy Who Loved Me.
Heinrich Wilhelm "Heinz" Rühmann was a German film actor who appeared in over 100 films between 1926 and 1993. He is one of the most famous and popular German actors of the 20th century, and is considered a German film legend. Rühmann is best known for playing the part of a comic ordinary citizen in film comedies such as Three from the Filling Station and The Punch Bowl. During his later years, he was also a respected character actor in films such as The Captain from Köpenick and It Happened in Broad Daylight. His only English-speaking movie was Ship of Fools in 1964.
Kurtis von Reidffin was a German actor and opera singer who was imprisoned by the Nazis for the crime of homosexuality.
Oskar Sima was an Austrian actor who is best remembered for appearing in supporting roles in countless comedy films from the 1930s to the 1960s.
Gustav Fröhlich was a German actor and film director. He landed secondary roles in a number of films and plays before landing his breakthrough role of Freder Fredersen in Fritz Lang's 1927 film Metropolis. He remained a popular film star in Germany until the 1950s.
Hans Emil Thimig, pseudonym: Hans Werner was an Austrian actor, film director, and stage director.
Carl-Heinz Schroth was a German actor and film director. He appeared in 60 films between 1931 and 1989. He also directed seven films between 1953 and 1963. He was born in Innsbruck, Austria, to Else Ruttersheim and film and stage actor Heinrich Schroth and died in Munich, Germany. His younger half-sister was actress Hannelore Schroth, from his father's marriage to actress Käthe Haack. He was married to the actress Karin Jacobsen.
Kurt Meisel was an Austrian actor and film director. He appeared in 65 films between 1934 and 1994. He also directed 21 films between 1949 and 1984. Meisel was married to the actress Ursula Lingen. He was born and died in Vienna, Austria, and is buried on the Vienna Zentralfriedhof.
Kurt Vespermann was a German stage and film actor.
Lady Windermere's Fan is a 1935 German comedy film directed by Heinz Hilpert and starring Lil Dagover, Walter Rilla and Aribert Wäscher. It is based on the play Lady Windermere's Fan by Oscar Wilde. The film's sets were designed by the art director Heinrich Beisenherz and Ludwig Reiber.
The Ernst Busch Academy of Dramatic Arts, based in the Niederschöneweide district of Berlin, Germany, was founded in 1951 as the National Theatre School in Berlin with the status of college. In 1981, it was granted university status, and a year later it was renamed after the singer and East German actor Ernst Busch.
Franz Grothe was a German composer, mainly for the cinema. His musicals were outstanding successes. He was required to be a member of the Nazi party.
Erich Johannes Bruno Ponto was a German film and stage actor.
William Marshall Grange is Professor of Theatre at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film. His research publications are mostly concerned with the history of German-language theater and German-language literature. He has published several books, most recently The Business of American Theatre. He is also the author of numerous book chapters, articles in scholarly journals, reviews of both books and productions, and has presented dozens of papers at scholarly conferences both in the United States and abroad.
Hilpert is a German surname. Notable people with the surname include:
Josef Dahmen was a German stage, film and television actor.
Heaven on Earth is a 1935 Austrian musical comedy film directed by E. W. Emo and starring Lizzi Holzschuh, Ilona Massey, and Heinz Rühmann.
The Devil in the Bottle is a 1935 French-German drama film directed by Heinz Hilpert, Reinhart Steinbicker and Raoul Ploquin. It stars Käthe von Nagy, Pierre Blanchar and Gina Manès.
Love, Death and the Devil is a 1934 German drama film directed by Heinz Hilpert and Reinhart Steinbicker and starring Käthe von Nagy, Albin Skoda and Brigitte Horney. It is based on Robert Louis Stevenson's story The Bottle Imp.
The Golden Plague is a 1954 West German drama film directed by John Brahm and starring Ivan Desny, Karlheinz Böhm, and Gertrud Kückelmann.
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