1891 - 1966
The actress Meg Gehrts was born as Emma Augusta Gehrts in Hamburg.
She joined the film business thanks to the director and Africa explorer Hans Schomburgk zum Film who engaged her for his movies he shot locally in Africa.
To these works also belongs the production "Die weisse Göttin der Wangora" (16).
She continued her film career after World War I, partly under the direction von Schomburgk again whom she got married in 1922.
To her other silent movies belong "Tropfengift" (19), "Die geheimnisvolle Kugel" (19), "Goldfieber" (19), "Ein Abenteuer" (20), "Hotel Atlantik" (20), "Ihr tollster Trick" (20), "Im Kampf um Diamantenfelder" (21), "Eine Weisse unter Kannibalen" (21) and "Der Schrecken der Westküste" (25).
After her divorce from Hans Schomburgk she retired as a movie actress.
In the next years she worked as a cutter for the Ufa, from 1946 she was active for the radio "Freies Berlin".