1896 - 1977
The actor Philipp Zeska (also Philipp von Zeska) was born in Vienna as the son of the actor Karl Zeska.
He already made his stage debut in 1914 at the of 18 in Frankurt, six years later he became a member of the Burgtheater.
Philipp Zeska made his film debut in 1921, first an an actor later also
as a director and screen writer.
In the talkies he only appeared seldom in ffont of the camera in the next decades, among others in the productions "Prinzessin Sissy" (38), "Glück muss man haben" (53), "Wilhelm Tell" (56) and "Die Rebellion" (62).
With the movie "Schwarz gegen Blond" (39) he realised his first movie as a director and screen writer.
But his real activities he still practised at the theater where he also
was busy as an actor as well as a director. Beside it he also wrote poems
Other movies with Philipp Zeska: