1882 - 1950
The actor Ernst Wurmser began his stage career in 1903 where he often played funny roles. He appeared on different stages in Austria-Hungary, from 1917 in Prague and from 1920 in Berlin, among other at the Lessing-Theater.
During his time in Berlin he also entered the film business and he took part in the productions "Taschendiebe" (21), "Die Furcht vor dem Weibe" (21) and "Die letzten Menschen" (21).
Finally he returned to Austria where he was engaged at the Neue Wiener Bühne, later followed appearances at other theaters which led him even to the Deutsches Theater in New York and from 1930 again to Berlin.
He appeared in his last silent movie in 1926 called "Frau Braier aus Gaya" (26). It followed a longer interruption before he continued his film career in the sound film era of the 30s.
To his well-known works of those years belong "Die Försterchristl" (31), "Panik in Chicago" (31), "Meine Frau, die Hochstaplerin" (31), "Die Koffer des Herrn O.F." (31), "Der Hauptmann von Köpenick" (31), "Es war einmal ein Walzer" (32), "Die Tänzerin von Sans Souci" (32) and "Trenck" (32).
Ernst Wurmser had to leave Germany with the rise of the National Socialist because he was not an Aryan and he went back to Austria.
There he concentrated to his stage career by the majority.
When the political situation changed iin Austria as well he emigrated via Czechoslovakia to Bolivia. Later he continued his stage career in Argentina at the Freie Deutsche Bühne where he also directed some plays as a director.
Ernst Wurmser never returned to Europe. He died in Buenos Aires in 1950.
Other movies with Ernst Wurmser:
Die blonde Nachtiugall (30) Die lustigen Weiber von Wien (31) Walzerparadies (31) So lang' noch ein Walzer vom Strauss erklingt (31) Arm wie eine Kirchenmaus (31) Durchlaucht amüsiert sich (32) Es wird schon wieder besser (32) Die Wasserteufel von Hieflau (32) Einmal möcht' ich keine Sorgen haben (32) Die elf Schill'schen Offiziere (32) Im Bann des Eulenspiegels (32) Das Glück von Grinzing (33)