1899 - 1977
The actor Sigurd Lohde got an education as actor and director, afterwards he began he career as a stage actor in 1919 in Berlin.
In the next years followed engagements at other German theaters, e.g. in Frankfurt and Breslau, before he returned to Berlin again where he remained at the Volksbühne till 1932. There he took part in many plays togehter with many great stars of that time, to his plays belong "Die Affäre Dreyfuss" (29), "Liliom" (31) and "Der Gefangene" (32).
He gained a foothold at the film business in 1931, his first appearance in front of the camera was for Fritz Langs classic "M" (31), in which he impersonated a small role.
He often performed authorities in the next years and he took part in the productions "Der Sprung ins Nichts" (32), "Tannenberg" (32), "Theodor Körner" (32) and "Moral und Liebe" (33).
As a Jew he did not get any more engagements in Germany after 1933 and
he first went to Austria and Hungary where he continued his stage and film
With the accession of Austria to Germany this work field became eliminated as well.
Sigurd Lohde emigrated to England where he only appeared in few more
movies like "Night Train to Munich" (39) and "Neutral Port" (40). Beside
it he acted at the Deutsches Theater in London.
Sigurd Lohde only returned to Germany in 1955 and he made his comeback at the Renaissance Theater in Berlin.
He also was able to gain a foothold again in the film business and he impersonated roles in "Das Bad auf der Tenne" (56), "...wie einst Lili Marleen" (56), "Madeleine und der Legionär" (58), "Das verbotene Paradies" (58), "Und das am Montagmorgen" (59), "Mann ohne Namen" (59), "Scotland Yard jagt Dr. Mabuse" (63) and "Die Gentlemen bitten zur Kasse" (66).
His last cinematical work was for an episode of the serial "Tatort:
Taxi nach Leipzig" (70).
Other movies with Sigurd Lohde: