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Paul Mederow


1887 - 1974

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The actor Paul Mederow studied successfully philosophy before he dedicated to the acting.
Afterwards he got acting lessons by the famous actor Friedrich Kayssler who introduced him to the world of performance. Afterwards he began his career at first theaters in Cottbus and Pforzheim before he got engagements in big cities like Leipzig, Berlin and Vienna.

Paul Mederow joined the film business in 1919 and to his first movies belong  "Der verführte Heilige" (19) and "Tyrannei des Todes" (19).
In the next years came already his last silent movies into being with "Der Schrecken im Hause Ardon" (20) and "Die Tophar-Mumie" (20).

It followed an interruption of ten years before he made his comeback in front of the camera in the new arising sound film.
He soon became a demanded support actor and he impersonated roles in many popular productions.
To these works belong "1914, die letzten Tage vor dem Weltbrand" (31), "M" (31), "Reifende Jugend" (33), "Hundert Tage" (35), "August der Starke" (36), "Man spricht über Jacqueline" (37) and "Gewitterflug zu Claudia" (38).

He was able to continue his film career during World War II and he took part in "Weisser Flieder" (40), "Jud Süss" (40), "Kora Terry" (40) and "Die goldene Spinne" (43).

Paul Mederow continue to work in front of the camera after the war, besides feature movies he also acten in few TV productions.
To his last cinematical works belong "Der Untertan" (51), "Vati macht Dummheiten" (53), "Antigone" (62), an episode of the serial "Das Kriminalmuseum: Die Frau im Nerz" (63), "Der gelbe Pullover" (64) and "Der Zauberer Gottes" (66).

Besides his activity as an actor he was also a dubbing speaker.


Other movies with Paul Mederow:
Der siebente Tag (20) Brand in der Oper (30) Im Geheimdienst (31) Goethe-Gedenkfilm, 1. Teil: Der Werdegang (32) Polizeiakte 909 (33) Des jungen Dessauers grosse Liebe (33) Hermine und die sieben Aufrechten(35) Der Vogelhändler (35) Künstlerliebe (35) Anschlag auf Schweda (35) Krach im Hinterhaus (35) Wenn wir alle Engel wären (36) Das Hemd des Glücks (36) Die Mühle von Werbellin (37) Fahndungsakte D.V.C. 452 (37) Das verlorene Lächeln (38) Im Namen des Volkes (39) Leidenschaft (40) Der Feuerteufel (40) Falschmünzer (40) Sein Sohn (42) Hochzeit auf Bärenhof (42) Frauenarzt Dr. Prätorius (50) Melodie des Schicksals (50) Der verzauberte Königssohn (53) Bernadette Soubirous (61) Der Nachfolger (63) Serie "Das Kriminalmuseum: Der stumme Kronzeuge" (64) Schuss in D-Moll (64)

 
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