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Otto Graf


1896 - 1977

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The actor Otto Graf was born as Otto Ludwig Fritz Graf in Meiringen. There he completed a apprenticeship at the mortgage bank, beside it he already appeared as an extra at the Hoftheater.

He began his professional stage career in 1920 in Mühlhausen. It followed other stations before he was engaged by Gustaf Gründgens at the Staatstheater Berln in 1934 where he remained till 1944.

In the film business he appeared in 1935 for the first time and he impersonated normally impressive support roles. 

To his great movies till 1945 belong "Verräter" (36), "Kapriolen" (37), "Urlaub auf Ehrenwort" (37), "Condottieri" (37), "Robert Koch, der Bekämpfer des Todes" (39), "Bismarck" (40), "Ich klage an" (41), "Andreas Schlüter" (42), "Damals" (43) and "Der Engel mit dem Saitenspiel" (44).

In post-war Germany he only appeared in front of the camera from the 50's. To these movies belong "Canaris" (54), "Anastasia - Die letzte Zarentochter" (56), "Die Ehe des Herrn Mississippi" (61) and "Die Herren mit der weissen Weste" (70).
 

Other movies with Otto Graf:
Nacht der Verwandlung (35) Unternehmen Michael (37) Die Fledermaus (37) Liebesbriefe aus dem Engadin (38) Pour le Mérite (38) Salonwagen E 417 (39) Legion Condor (39) Angelika (40) Ohm Krüger (41) Was geschah in dieser Nacht? (41) Krach im Vorderhaus (41) Meine Frau Teresa (42) Die Entlassung (42) Der grosse König (42) Um neun kommt Harald (43) Die Wirtin zum Weissen Rössl (43) Grossstadtmelodie (43) Der grosse Preis (44) Der Mann im Sattel (45) Beate (48) Nur eine Nacht (50) Teufel in Seide (56) Anders als du und ich (57) Der letzte Zeuge (60) Elisabeth von England (61) Novemberverbrecher (68) Der junge Lord (70)


 
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