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Gisela Uhlen


1919 - 2007

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Die actress Gisela Uhlen was born as Gisela Friedhilde Schreck in Leipzig. Her father was an opera singer and her uncle was the legendary actor Max Schreck, who became famous with the leading role in "Nosferatu" (22).
In this artistic surrounding the young Gisela Uhlen took danc lessons by Mary Wigman, later she took acting lessons and got her first theater engagement in 1936 in Bochum.
She also made her film debut in the same years with "Annemarie" (36).

In the following years she had her way as a theater actress, beside it the film business became a more important part of her life.
She soon became a popular star during wartime and had great successes with movies like "Der Tanz auf dem Vulkan" (38), "Die Rothschilds" (40), "Ohm Krüger" (41), "Schicksal" (42), "Rembrandt" (42), "Die beiden Schwestern" (43) and "Die Zaubergeige" (44).

She concentrated to the theater again after the war, on the big screen she only appeared seldom, so in "Der schweigende Mund" (51), "Das Traumschiff" (56) and "Emilia Galotti" (58). Only from the 60's her activities increases againg, later especally in TV productions.
To her well-known movies of the 60's and 70's belong "Das Mädchen und der Staatsanwalt" (62), "Die Tür mit den 7 Schlössern" (62), "Das indische Tuch" (63), "Hotel der toten Gäste" (65), "Ferien mit Piroschka" (66), die Mini-Serie "Der Tod läuft hinterher" (67), "Drei Männer im Schnee" (74) and "Die Ehe der Maria Braun" (79).

The televison became the main part in her career from the 80 besides the theater. She took part in different serials and episodes, among them "Wir haben uns doch mal geliebt" (82), the serial "Engels & Consorten" (86), the serial "Forsthaus Falkenau" (89), "Zürich - Transit" (92), "Die Katze von Kensington" (96) and "Das Haus der toten Augen" (98).

Gisela Uhlen was married six times, among others with director Hans Bertram, director Herbert Ballmann und actor Wolfgang Kieling.
Her daughters Barbara Bertram and Susanne Uhlen became also actresses.
 

Other movies with Gisela Uhlen:
Liebelei und Liebe (38) Morgen werde ich verhaftet (39) Mann für Mann (39) Zwischen Hamburg und Haiti (40) Die unvollkommene Liebe (40) Zwischen Himmel und Erde (42) Symphonie eines Lebens (42) Der 5. Juni/Einer unter Millionen (42) Der stumme Gast (45) Eine grosse Liebe (49) Der fallende Stern (50) Türme des Schweigens (52) Robert Mayer - der Arzt aus Heilbronn (55) Reifender Sommer (57) Mit 17 weint man nicht (60) Der Gärtner von Toulouse (62) Die kleinen Füchse (62) Der Mann nebenan (64) Ein Leben lang (64) Der Apoll von Bellac (64) Serie "Kriminalmuseum: Der Schlüssel" (64) Serie "Der seidene Schuh" (65) Geschlossene Gesellschaft (66) Der Bucklige von Soho (66) Serie "Kriminalmuseum: Teerosen" (67) Serie "Kriminalmuseum: Die Reifenspur" (68) Lady Hamilton - Zwischen Schmach und Liebe (68) Dr. med. Fabian - Lachen ist die beste Medizin (69) Die Zimmerschlacht (69) Hôtel du commerce (69) Cher Antoine oder Die verfehlte Liebe (70) Serie "Der Kommissar: In letzter Minute" (70) Serie "Der Kommissar: Domanns Mörder" (74) Der Edelweisskönig (75) Ludwig Ganghofer (75) Serie "Tatort: Als gestohlen gemeldet" (75) Serie "Lobster" (76) Serie "Tatort: Zwei Leben" (76) Bis zur bitteren Neige (76) Die Hellseherin (76) Frauen in New York (77) Serie "Derrick: Ute und Manuela" (78) Serie "Meister Eder und sein Pumuckl" (79) Serie "Derrick: Die Entscheidung" (80) Die zweite Frau (83) Serie "Der Alte: Falsch verbunden" (86) Serie "Derrick: Solo für vier" (90) Toto le héros (91) Serie "Ein Fall für zwei: Lebenszeichen" (92) Serie "Kommissar Rex: Unter Hypnose" (96) Der Coup (97) Serie "Tatort: Bildersturm" (98) Serie "Tatort: Der Heckenschütze" (99) Serie "SOKO Kitzbühel: Wilderer" (03)


 
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