1879 - 1935
Alwin Neuss belonged to the actor of the first hour, his movies can be backdated to the year 1910 where he played in "Hamlet", "Vater und Sohn" and "Zwei Weihnachtsabende".
In the following years he was employed for very different parts, among
them in movies like "Ein seltsamer Fall" (14) and finally "Der Hund von
Baskerville" (14), in which he impersonated the detective Sherlock Holmes.
He acted in a whole string of other movies with this master detective before
Alwin Neuss looked for a new figure. Eventually he played the detective
Tom Shark in several movies like "Das Licht im Dunkeln".
Alwin Neuss lived up his affection for disguises in his movies and he also liked it to play double roles which which had their appeal in characterizing the optical equal figures with different acting.
In the 10's he appeared in movies like "Ein Schrei in der Nacht" (15), "Dynamit" (16), "Die Spinne" (16), "Das Spiel vom Tode" (17), "Zwei blaue Jungen" (17) and "Der Cowboy" (18).
In the 20's his fame began to fade, he only appeared in few movies, among them "Das Diadem der Zarin" (22) and "Auf Befehl der Pompadour" (24).
His career was finally finished with the begin of the sound film. With
his roles in "Das alte Lied" (30) and "Der Tanz ins Glück" (30)
he gave his farewell performance and he turned again to the theater.
Other movies with Alwin Neuss (Actor,