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Gustav Botz


1857 - 1932

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The actor Gustav Botz began his career at the theater in Kaiserslautern where he got his first engagement in 1884. It soon followed engagements in other cities like Dresden, Koblenz, Basel and from 1909 Berlin.

In Berlin he entered the film business in 1914 and his first movie was "Das Kriegslied der Rheinarmee" (14).
It followed numerous other engagements for the film, among them "Carl und Carla" (15), "Friedrich Werders Sendung" (16), "Gänseliesel" (18), "Der fremde Fürst" (18), "Ikarus, der fliegende Mensch" (18), "Der Gezeichnete" (18), "Die Rose von Stambul" (19), "Morphium" (19) and "Störtebeker" (19).

His last cinematical works came at the beginning of the 20s into being. To these productions belong "Monika Vogelsang" (20), "Der Januskopf" (20), "Katharina die Grosse" (20), "Der Mann ohne Namen" (21), "Nosferatu" (22) von Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau", "Der brennende Acker" (22), "Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler" (22), "Lola Montez, die Tänzerin des Königs" (22) and "Mein Leopold" (24).

Finally he was forced to retire from the acting because of a disease of his eyes. He got nearly blind when he died several years later.
Gustav Botz was married with the actress Elisabeth Botz.

 
Other movies with Gustav Botz:
Das Leid der Liebe (16) Gräfin de Castro (16) Der Schmuck der Herzogin (16) Für den Ruhm des Gelibeten (16) Gaugräfin Fifi (16) Die oder die? (16) Die Entdeckung Deutschlands (17) Das Wäschermädel Seiner Durchlaucht (17) Durchlaucht Hypochonder (18) Der Liftjunge (18) Der Teufel (18) Der fremde Fürst (18) Die Verführten (19) Liebeswirren (19) Eine junge Dame von Welt (19) Frau Hempels Tochter (19) Der falsche Schein (19) Der Kampf um die Ehe (19) Irrwahn (19) Der Flimmerprinz (19) Das Geheimnis des Amerika-Docks (19) Der Kampf der Geschlechter (20) Maria Magdalene (20) Versiegelte Lippen (20) Der König von Paris (20) Sizilianische Blutrache (20) Mord...die Tragödie des Hauses Garrick (20) Ede & Co. (20) Das Luxusweibchen (20) Der Kurier von Lissabon (21) Der Silberkönig (21) Der ewige Kampf (21) Wenn die Maske fällt (22) Fridericus Rex, 3. Teil: Sanssouci (23)


 
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