1871 - 1936
The director and writer Siegfried Philippi began his career at the theater where he gained a foothold after his acting education.
In the first years he appeared on different smaller German stages, finally he also head a guest performance in London. In later years he also directed numerous plays at the theater.
Siegfried Philippi joined the film business in 1915 where he made his debut as a director and writer with the movie "Thora West" (15).
In the next years he directed other silent movies like "Der Schmuck der Herzogin" (16), "Die Botschaft des Jean Battista" (17), "Der Weiberfresser" (18) and "Das Adoptivkind" (18).
He continued his career as a movie director in the 20s and he shot the productions "Zwischen Nacht und Morgen" (20), "Die Frau in den Wolken" (20), "Die schwarze Spinne" (21), "Madeleine" (21), "Versunkene Welten" (22), "Das Geschöpf" (24), "Die Mühle von Sanssouci" (26), "An der Weser" (27) and "Der Herr vom Finanzamt" (29).
His film career came to an end with the rise of the sound film. He only directed the movie "Wenn Du noch eine Heimat hast" (30) a last time.
He also wrote the screenplays to many of his own movies.
Siegfried Philippi was married with the actress Lissy Lind.
movies from Siegfried Philippi (Director):