German actors who were born in 1914

Here are 8 famous actors from Germany were born in 1914:

Ernst Bader

Ernst Bader (June 7, 1914 Szczecin-August 10, 1999 Norderstedt) was a German actor, songwriter, film score composer and lyricist.

He was involved in the German film industry both before and after World War II. Bader is best known for his role in the 1950 film "Die Tödlichen Träume," as well as his work as a composer for various films. During his career, he worked with notable German film directors such as Wolfgang Staudte and Gerhard Lamprecht. Bader was also an accomplished songwriter and his songs were performed by popular German singers of the time. He continued to work in the entertainment industry until the 1980s, when he retired from acting.

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Siegfried Lowitz

Siegfried Lowitz (September 22, 1914 Berlin-June 27, 1999 Munich) also known as Siegfried Wodolowitz or Sigfried Lowitz was a German actor.

He began his acting career in the 1930s and appeared in over 150 films and television shows throughout his career. Lowitz was also active on stage, performing in numerous theater productions in Germany. He is best known for his role as Chief Inspector Erwin Köster in the crime series "Der Alte," which he portrayed from 1977 until his death in 1999. Lowitz was a highly respected actor, receiving numerous awards for his contributions to German theater and television.

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Will Quadflieg

Will Quadflieg (September 15, 1914 Oberhausen-November 27, 2003 Osterholz-Scharmbeck) also known as Friedrich Wilhelm Quadflieg or Friedrich Wilhelm "Will" Quadflieg was a German actor. He had two children, Christian Quadflieg and Roswitha Quadflieg.

Quadflieg began his acting career at the age of 19 and quickly became a celebrated actor in German theater. He also appeared in numerous films, including the classic movie "The Third Man" and "The Captain from Köpenick". In addition to his work on stage and screen, Quadflieg was also a respected voice actor and dubbed the German versions of films such as "My Fair Lady" and "Gone with the Wind". He received many awards throughout his career, including the Federal Cross of Merit for his contributions to German culture. Quadflieg's legacy continues to be celebrated in the German theater world and beyond.

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Alfred Vohrer

Alfred Vohrer (December 29, 1914 Stuttgart-February 3, 1986 Munich) also known as Alfred Adolf Vohrer or Freddy Gregor was a German actor, film director and screenwriter.

He is best known for his work in the German crime film genre, particularly his adaptations of the novels of Edgar Wallace. Vohrer directed and wrote screenplays for over 50 films in his career, including the successful Wallace adaptations "Der Zinker" (1963) and "Neues vom Wixxer" (1971). He also directed several episodes of the popular German crime TV series "Derrick". Vohrer's signature style was characterized by his use of atmospheric and suspenseful cinematography, as well as his talent for eliciting strong performances from his actors. In addition to his work in film, Vohrer was also a successful stage actor, performing in a number of productions in Berlin and Munich. He died in Munich at the age of 71.

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Reinhard Kolldehoff

Reinhard Kolldehoff (April 29, 1914 Berlin-November 18, 1995 Berlin) a.k.a. Reinhardt Kolldehoff, Reinhard Koldehoff, Reinhold Kolldehoff, René Kolldhoff, Reinhart Kolldehoff, Koldehoff, Rene Koldehoff, Reinh. Kolldehoff, René Koldehoff, René Kolldehoff, Rene Kolldehoff, Richard Koldehoff or Reinhard ("René") Kolldehoff was a German actor. His children are called Colette Kolldehoff and René Kolldehoff.

Kolldehoff began his acting career in the late 1930s and became a prominent film and television actor in Germany, appearing in over 200 productions. He made his international film debut in the 1955 French film Les Hussards, and went on to appear in many international productions including the British film The Guns of Navarone (1961) and the American film The Great Escape (1963).

Throughout his career, Kolldehoff played a variety of roles but was often cast in villainous parts due to his tall stature and deep voice. He was known for his versatility as an actor and for his ability to speak multiple languages fluently.

Kolldehoff continued to act until the 1990s, with his final role being in the German television series Unser Lehrer Doktor Specht. He passed away in 1995 at the age of 81.

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Alfredo B. Crevenna

Alfredo B. Crevenna (April 22, 1914 Frankfurt-August 30, 1996 Mexico) also known as Alfredo Crevenna, Alfred Crevenna or A.B. Crevenna was a German screenwriter, film director, writer, actor and film editor.

He began his career in the German film industry in the 1930s, but soon moved to Mexico where he became a prominent figure in the Mexican film industry. Crevenna directed over 100 films and worked with many well-known actors and actresses of his time. He is considered one of the pioneers of the Mexican film industry and is known for his contributions to the development of the Mexican film noir genre. In addition to his work in films, Crevenna also wrote several books, including a memoir about his experiences in the film industry. He received numerous awards and recognitions throughout his career, including the National Arts Award in 1994, which is the highest honor given to artists by the Mexican government.

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Gustl Gstettenbaur

Gustl Gstettenbaur (March 1, 1914 Straubing-November 20, 1996 Bavaria) also known as August Ludwig Gstettenbaur, Gustl Gstettenbauer, Gustl Stark-Gestettenbaur, Gustl Stark-Gstettenbauer or Gustl Stark-Gstettenbaur was a German actor.

He began his acting career in the 1930s and appeared in over 100 films, mostly in supporting roles. Gstettenbaur was a member of the Nazi party and served in the German army during World War II. In the post-war years, he continued his acting career, appearing in several notable films including "The Tin Drum" and "The Marriage of Maria Braun" directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder. He was also a popular television actor, appearing in series such as "Der Kommissar" and "Tatort". In addition to his acting work, Gstettenbaur was also a noted voice artist, dubbing several foreign films into German. He received multiple awards for his contributions to German cinema and television, including the Order of Merit of Bavaria.

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Charles Régnier

Charles Régnier (July 22, 1914 Freiburg im Breisgau-September 13, 2001 Bad Wiessee, Germany) also known as Charles Friedrich Antonio Régnier, Karl Friedrich Anton Hermann Regnier, Charles, Charly Regnier or Charles Regnier was a German actor, screenwriter, voice actor, film director and translator. He had three children, Carola Regnier, Anatol Regnier and Adriana Regnier.

Charles Régnier began his acting career in theater in the early 1930s, and later went on to act in more than 100 films, including classic German movies such as "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen" (1943) and "The Captain from Kopenick" (1956). He also worked as a screenwriter and director, and translated numerous plays and films from French and English into German. Régnier was widely recognized for his versatile acting skills and appeared in a variety of roles, from comedic to dramatic. He was awarded the "Filmband in Gold" lifetime achievement award by the German government in 1983.

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