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Ernst Arndt (actor)

Ernst Arndt
File:Ernst Arndt.jpg
Born (1861-02-03)3 February 1861
Magdeburg, Germany
Died c. September 1942
Treblinka extermination camp, Occupied Poland
Occupation Actor

Ernst Arndt (3 February 1861 – c. September 1942) was a German stage and film actor notable for his later career in Austria.

Life

Arndt was born in Magdeburg, Germany. From 1910 he was a member of the Burgtheater ensemble in Vienna. He also made occasional appearances in supporting roles in films. On 13 March 1931, he was made an Honorary Citizen of Vienna.

On 10 July 1942, at the age of 81, he was deported to the Theresienstadt Ghetto, and from there on 23 September of the same year to Treblinka extermination camp, where he is presumed to have been murdered shortly afterward.

Filmography

  • Herbstzauber (Emil Albes, Germany 1918) – agricultural labourer
  • A Vanished World (Alexander Korda, Austria 1922)
  • Samson und Delila (Alexander Korda, Austria 1922) - impresario
  • Die grausame Freundin (Carl Lamač, Germany 1932) – Professor Bierbrot
  • The Prince of Arcadia (Karl Hartl, Austria 1932)
  • Wenn du jung bist, gehört dir die Welt (Henry Oebels, Austria 1933) - village organist
  • Leise flehen meine Lieder (Willi Forst, Germany/Austria 1933)
  • Bretter, die die Welt bedeuten (Kurt Gerron, Austria 1934/35) – Seifert, Katja's uncle

External links

  • Internet Movie Database
  • (German) Filmportal.de: filmography
  • Cyranos.ch: photo and biographical summary


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