1918 - 1945
The actor Hermann Braun was born in New York as the son of chamber singer Carl Braun and the stage actress Gertrude Botz.
As a baby he returned with his father to Germany in 1918.
He made his film debut in 1933 with "Der Jäger aus Kurpfalz" (33).
He was so convincing with this small role that he was chosen for the leading
role in the movie "Hitlerjunge Quex" (33). But briefly before the beginning
of the shooting he became very ill and he had let Jürgen Ohlsen have
When he conducted disapproving against the NS regime he had to pay
for that. The before as "Unabkömmlich" classified actor was called up
for war service. First he was deployed for the Berlin soldier stage to
entertain soldiers, later he was sent to the east front wehre he was
killed in action in January 1945 at the Russian front line.
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