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Karl Ludwig Schreiber

Foto: Alexander Binder (1888-1929)

1910 - 1961

The actor Karl Ludwig Schreiber was interested in the theater at a young age and therefore he studied dramatics in Berlin. He also got an acting education by the famous actress Ilka Grüning.

He made his stage debut at the theater St. Gallen in Switzerland, afterwards followed soon engagement in Germany too where he appeared in Berlin finally.

Karl Ludwig Schreiber was engaged for the title role Abel in 1933 for the movie "Abel mit der Mundharmonika" (33) and he became a demanded movie actor in the next years.

After his film debut followed movies like "Es tut sich was um Mitternacht" (34), "Lady Windermeres Fächer" (35), "Moral" (36), "Schabernack" (36), "Irrtum des Herzens" (39) and "Fahrt ins Leben" (40).

But the promising film career came to an en in 1940. He had to join the army as a soldier where he served till 1943.

After the war he could return to his former success. First he appeared again at the theater, finally he took part in movies again but he impersonated only small roles.
To his movies after war belong "Das kleine Hofkonzert" (48), "Torreani" (51), "Rittmeister Wronski" (54) and "Ein Mädchen aus Flandern" (56).

Besides his activity as an actor he also spoke numerous roles in radio plays.

Karl Ludwig Schreiber committed suicied in Charlottenburg at the age of 50 in 1961.

Other movies with Karl Ludwig Schreiber:
Eine alltägliche Geschichte (48) Das tanzende Herz (53) Beichtgeheimnis (56)