1905 - 1990
The actress Lucy Millowitsch became the acting ability inherited quasi. Her father Peter Wilhelm was a well-known stage actor, her aunt Cordy Millowitsch was active on stage and in movies.
Together with her brother, the legendary Willy Millowitsch, she successfully continued the family tradition. The children of Willy also became successful stage actors.
The family Millowitsch became established when they founded their own
theater in 1936 with the Millowitsch theater in Cologne - which still exist
From 1936 Lucy Millowitsch also took part in movies time and again, to these movies belong "Die Unbekannte" (36), "Das Gewehr über" (39), "Trenck, der Pandur" (40) with Hans Albers, "Komödianten" (41) and "Das grosse Spiel" (42).
After World War II Lucy and Willy Millowitsch were able to reopen their theater in the same year and could tie in with their former successes.
When television broadcasted a play from their theater in 1953 for the first time the Millowitsch theater became a very popular institution in television. In the next years successful plays were broadcastet time and again and the popularity of the Millowitsch's increased enormous - which only was achieved by the Ohnsorg theater in the same measure.
To these telerecordings belong "Der Etappenhase" (53), "Das Glücksmädel" (54), "Die spanische Fliege" (58) and "Der Meisterboxer" (68).
Besides her activity as an actress she also spoke roles in radio plays.
Other movies with Lucy Millowitsch: