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Kurt Waitzmann


1905 - 1985

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The actor Kurtz Waitzmann took acting lessons in Mannheim and he also made his stage debut in this city. He soon became established as a stage actor and in the next years he got engagements in Dessau, Leipzig and Berlin.
He demonstrated his multiple talents not only in classical plays but also in musicals.

He made his film debut in 1937 with "Unternehmen Michael" (37), it followed other support roles in productions like "Urlaub auf Ehrenwort" (38), "Mordsache Holm" (38), "Am seidenen Faden" (38), "Meine Tochter tut das nicht" (40) and "Krach im Vorderhaus" (41).

Kurt Waitzmann did not appear in any movies during the last years of World War II, only after the war he was able to continue his film career very successfully.

After the movies "Die Zeit mit dir" (48) und "Mordprozess Dr. Jordan" (49) followed in the 50s engagements for "Der Kampf der Tertia" (52), "Ich und Du" (53), "Roman einer Siebzehnjährigen" (55), "Endstation Liebe" (58), "Rivalen der Manege" (58) and "Morgen wirst du um mich weinen" (59).

His popularity experienced another impulse when he took part in the very successful Edgar-Wallace and Karl-May filmings.
To these movies belong "Die rote Hand" (60), "Die Gruft mit dem Rätselschloss" (64), "Der Hexer" (64), "Neues vom Hexer" (65), "Durchs wilde Kurdistan" (65), "Der unheimliche Mönch" (65), "Der Bucklige von Soho" (66), "Der Mönch mit der Peitsche" (67), "Der Hund von Blackwood Castle" (68) and "Winnetour und Shatterhand im Tal der Toten" (68).
Other popular movies of those years were the serial "Es ist soweit" (60), "Escape from East Berlin" (62), the serial "Tim Frazer (63) and "Die Brücke von Remagen" (67).

Besides his activity as an actor he was also busy as a dubbing artist, especially after his active movie career, which ended in 1969. 

Kurt Waitzmann was married with the actresses Anneliese Uhlig and Waltraut Runze, the sister of director Ottokar Runze.
 

Other movies with Kurt Waitzmann:
Heiratsschwindler (38) Eine Frau kommt in die Tropen (38) Die Stimme aus dem Äther (39) Mann für Mann (39) Zwischen Hamburg und Haiti (40) Tragödie einer Leidenschaft (49) Verspieltes Leben (49) Fünf unter Verdacht (50) Liebe auf Eis (50) Rote Rosen, rote Lippen, roter Wein (53) Hoheit lassen bitten (54) Ein Mann muss nicht immer schön sein (56) Made in Germany – Ein Leben für Zeiss (57) Grabenplatz 17 (58) Die Bürger von Calais (58) Der Czardas-König (58) Tausend Sterne leuchten (59) Ich zählte täglich meine Sorgen (60) Marina (60) Division Brandenburg (60) Waldhausstrasse 20 (60) Schule der Gattinnen (61) Immer Ärger mit dem Bett (61) Robert und Bertram (61) Das Geheimnis des schwarzen Koffer (62) Bezauberndes Fräulein (63) Kammerjungfer (64) Der Kaiser vom Alexanderplatz (64) Die Truhe (64) Aktion Brieftaube – Schicksale im geteilten Berlin (64) Serie "Es geschah in Berlin" (65) Serie "Förster Horn: Schlingensteller am Werk" (66) Nach Damaskus (66) Der Bucklige von Soho (66) Der Mönch mit der Peitsche (67) Serie "Cliff Dexter: Einen Orden für Cliff" (67) Van de Velde: Das Leben zu zweit – Sexualität in der Ehe (69) Serie "Goya" (69)


 
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