Foto: Becker & Maass (Atelier 1902-1938)
1892 - 1942
The actress Sybil Morel joined an acting school at the drama school of the Nationaltheater Mannheim and she began a stage career which led her from Chemnitz to Berlin.
There she was able to gain a foothold in the film business from 1919 and in the next years she took part in numerous silent movies.
To her first movies belong "Der Herr über Leben und Tod" (19), "Die Geächteten" (19), "Opium" (19) and "Irenes Fehltritt" (19).
Her height followed in the 20s and she appeared in movies like "Der Mann in der Falle" (20),"Der Held des Tages" (21), "Der Roman der Christine von Herre" (21), "Nur eine Nacht" (22), "Aschermittwoch" (25), "Die Gesunkenen" (26), "Die Waise von Lowood" (26), "Der alte Fritz" (29) and "Unter der Laterne" (28).
When the sound film replaced the silent period in the cinema Sybil Morel was not able to continue her film career. After the movies "Engel im Séparée" (30) and "Spielereien einer Kaiserin" (30) she retired from the film business.
As a Jew she was no longer able to work from 1933. In 1941 she was brought to the KZ Litzmannstadt. In May 1942 she was deported to the extermination camp Chelmno where she was killed.
Sybil Morel was married with the actor Alfred Abel.
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