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Till Klokow

1908 - 1970

The actress Till Klokow was born as Ottilie Klokow in Koblenz.

She spent her early years in the USA before her family returned to Germany in 1920.
She got acting lessons by Louise Dumont and she already made her stage debut in 1920 in Düsseldorf with the play "Stützen der Gesellschaft. In the next years followed engagements at different theaters in Berlin.

She joined the film business in 1931 where she impersonated the role of Hopp-Majänn in "Schneider Wibbel" (31) with Paul Henckels, Wolfgang Zilzer, Harry Berber, Ferdinand Hart, Hermann Vallentin and Fritz Odemar, ass Cornelia in Hans Behrendt's "Danton" (31) with Fritz Kortner, Lucie Mannheim, Gustaf Gründgens, Alexander Granach and Gustav von Wangenheim, playing the role of the nurse Lissy in Frank Wisbar's "Im Bann des Eulenspiegels" (32) at the side of Ursula Grabley, Oskar Karlweis, Karl Platen, Theo Lingen and Hugo Fischer-Köppe, "Schwarze Rosen" (35) with Lilian Harvey, Willy Fritsch, Willy Birgel and Gerhard Bienert as well as "Der höhere Befehl" (35) directed by Gerhard Lamprecht as Miss Barth with Lil Dagover, Karl Ludwig Diehl, Heli Finkenzeller, Friedrich Kayssler, Eduard von Winterstein, Aribert Wäscher and Hans Leibelt.

She only appeared in front of the camera one more time after World War II. She played Bronx-Lilly in Wolfgang Liebeneiner's "Die Trapp-Familie in Amerika" (58) with Ruth Leuwerik, Hans Holt, Josef Meinrad, Wolfgang Wahl and Paul Esser.

Besides her activity as an actress Till Klokow was also a busy dubbing actress. She was the German voice of stars like Claudette Colbert, Rita Hayworth, Katherine Hepburn, Gloria Swanson and Barbara Stanwyck.