Margot Höpfner 1912 - 2000
Foto: Hans Robertson (1883-1950)
The actresses Hedi and Margot Höpfner began their career already in their childhood and had their firs film appearance in the silent movie "Kindertränen".
They also received a dancing education at the Städtische Oper Berlin at the same time. In 1928 they were achieved with the up-and-coming prize for their appearance at the Kabarett der Komiker.
The great breakthrough came with the engagement of Margot Höpfner
by Gustaf Gründgens for the performance "Banditen". The sisters appeared
often together at the theater in the following years and also took part
in movies like "Die Czardasfürstin" (34), "Mach' mich glücklich"
(35), "Kirschen in Nachbars Garten" (35), "Flitterwochen" (36), "Truxa"
(36, "Es leuchten die Sterne" (38) and "Capriccio" (38).
During wartime they concentrated to the stage mainly, for example a dancing pantomime after "Max and Moritz". They also acted in the movies "Fronttheater" (42), in the short film "Bunter Reigen" (43) and the huge production "Münchhausen" (43).
Hedi and Margot Höpfner didn't take part in any movies after the
war but were engaged at dance arrangements and played on the stage.
Margot Höpfner's most famous student was Doris Nefedov who became
famous as a singer under her pseudonymous Alexandra. Her untimely death
in 1969 was a bad blow for Margot Höpfner.
From Hedi Höpfners acting school arose among others the actors Klaus J. Behrendt and Christoph M. Ohrt. Hedi Höpfner died in 1988.