1903 - 1981
The actor Herbert Grünbaum began his acting career 1920 at the Kammerspielen in Munich by Otto Falckenberg.
In the next years followed engagements in Halle, Hamburg, Berlin and Zurich.
When the National Socialist came into power in Germany Herbert Grünbaum was acting in Zurich. But he had to return to Germany although he was a Jew.
There he was no longer able to appear on the important stages and he worked at the Jewish Theater for the time being.
Finally he emigrated via the Netherlands to Palestine in 1939 where he continued his stage career.
In the 30s he only acted in front of the camera for few productions like "Der König von Paris" (30) and "Die 3 Groschen-Oper" (31).
Only with his return to Germany in 1954 in order to revive his stage career he acted in movies again.
In the next years he took part in numerous movies for cinema and TV, among them "Der Raub der Sabinerinnen" (57), "Der Diener zweier Herren" (60), "Dr. Knock" (60), "Picadilly null Uhr zwölf" (63), "Der Revisor" (67), "Die Flucht nach Ägypten" (69), "Eli" (70), "Auf den Spuren der Anarchisten" (72) and "Ne scheene jejend is det hier" (81).
Besides his activity as an actor he also spoke roles for radio plays.
movies with Herbert Grünbaum: