1883 - 1958
The actor Karl Bachmann began his career at the theater before he appeared in a movie in 1919 for the first time.
To his first silent movies belong "Die Czardasfürstin" (19) and "Freut Euch des Lebens" (20) with the Austrian silent movie star Liane Haid.
Afterwards followed a longer interruption and he acted again for the theater only.
Only in 1934 he took part in his first talky called "G'schichten aus dem Wienerwald" (34) with Magda Schneider and Wolf Albach-Retty.
In the 40's and 50's came his last movies into being where he often impersonated smaller support roles. To these movies belong "Das jüngste Gericht" (40), "Die kluge Marianne" (43), "1. April 2000" (52) with Josef Meinrad and "No Time for Flowers" (52) directed by Don Siegel.
Besides his activity as an actor he also wrote severel scripts.
Other movies with Karl Bachmann: