Hans Albers
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Carl Froelich
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Karl Hartl
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Charlotte Susa
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Joseph Goebbels
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Heinz Rühmann

Knowledge Identifier: +Heinz_Ruhmann


Heinz Ruhmann

Popular German film actor add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1902.

Countries: Germany (45%), Sweden (20%), United States (15%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Hans Albers, Carl Froelich, Karl Hartl

Linked to: Wehrmacht, The Pride of Company Three




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Heinz Rühmann was born in 1902 add something


He remained highly popular as a comedic actor throughout the 1930s and early 1940s add something


His role in the 1930 movie "Die Drei von der Tankstelle" led him to film stardom add something


Clemens Hasse - Hasse first appeared in a UFA movie in 1932 and acted in several movies next to popular stars like Heinz Rühmann or Hans Albers


After the Nazis seized power in 1933, Rühmann did not speak openly about German politics, but instead kept himself as neutral as possible add something


Carl Froelich - By 1933 Froelich was one of Germany's most noted film artists, producing successful films with the stars of the period, among others Hans Albers, Heinz Rühmann, Ingrid_Bergman and Zarah Leander


Karl Hartl - Karl Hartl had some experience in Spanish documentaries, and in 1937 directed the popular criminal comedy "Der Mann, der Sherlock Holmes war" starring Hans Albers and Heinz Rühmann


In 1938, he divorced his Jewish wife, who married a Swedish actor, and before World War II broke out, traveled to Stockholm and as a result, survived the Holocaust add something


In 1941, under the direction of Reichsfilmkammer president Carl Froelich, Rühmann played the title role in "Der Gasmann", about a gas meter reader who is suspected of foreign espionage add something


Charlotte Susa - Her last role in a movie was a minor one in the 1941 comedy "Der Gasmann" next to Heinz Rühmann and Anny Ondra


In 1944, the premiere of "Die Feuerzangenbowle" was forbidden by the Nazi film censor for "disrespect for authority" add something


In August 1944, Joseph Goebbels put Rühmann on the Gottbegnadeten list of indispensable actors add something


Hans Nielsen (actor) - He often played roles that were good-natured, likeable and elegant, such as the presiding judge in the 1953 satire "Hokuspokus", with Curt Goetz; the criminal defense attorney in "Gestehen Sie, Dr. Corda"; a commisar with Christopher Lee in "Sherlock Holmes und das Halsband des Todes"; the police chief in "Scotland Yard jagt Dr. Mabuse" and a judge in "Jugendrichter", with Heinz Rühmann


In 1956, Rühmann starred in the title role of the internationally acclaimed picture "Der Hauptmann von Köpenick" , the true story of a Prussian cobbler, Wilhelm Voigt, who dressed up as an army officer and took over the town hall in Köpenick add something


Rühmann was the leading man in the 1960 film version of "The Adventures of the Good Soldier Schweik", after the novel by Czech author Jaroslav Ha?ek add something


In 1965, Rühmann was brought to Hollywood by producer Stanley Kramer for a supporting role in his all-star movie "Ship of Fools" add something


Rühmann died in 1994 and was buried in Aufkirchen, Bavaria add something

Heinz Rühmann died in 1994 add something


Rühmann died in October 1994, aged 92 years add something


His popularity with German audiences continues: In 1995, he was posthumously awarded the Goldene Kamera as the "Greatest German Actor of the Century"; in 2006, a poll voted him number one in the ZDF TV-show "Unsere Besten - Favorite German Actors" add something