1890 - 1966
The actor Fritz Delius was born as Friedrich Wilhelm Diamant. He made his stage debut in Meiningen in 1909, shortly afterwards he appeared in Berlin and at the Theater in der Josefstadt Wien.
He began his film career in the middle of the 10's with movies like "Das grosse Schweigen" (15), "Ihr bester Schuss" (16) and "Der Gefangene von Dahomey" (17).
In the 20's followed successful productions like "Auri sacra fames/Der verfluchte Hunger nach Gold" (20), "Katharina die Grosse" (20), "Lotte Lore" (21), "Deutsche Helden in schwerer Zeit" (24) and "Der Turm des Schweigens" (25).
When the talkies arose he retired more or less from the film business,
only for the movie "Seine Freundin Annette" (30) he apeared again in front
of the camera. He concentrated again to the theater.
He also wrote the script for several movies, among them "Abseits
vom Glück" (16) and "Der Ruf der Liebe" (16).
Other movies with Fritz Delius: