Julius Falkenstein Poster


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Overview (2)

Born in Berlin, Germany
Died in Berlin, Germany  (meningitis)

Mini Bio (1)

Julius Falkenstein was born on February 25, 1879 in Berlin, Germany. He was an actor, known for Zopf und Schwert - Eine tolle Prinzessin (1926), The Only Girl (1933) and The Only Girl (1933). He was married to Helene Julie Zillinger. He died on December 9, 1933 in Berlin.

Spouse (1)

Helene Julie Zillinger (1929 - 9 December 1933) ( his death)

Trivia (6)

Bald, often monocle-wearing German character actor, on stage from 1906 at the Residenztheater in Berlin. Prolific in silent films from 1914, essaying diverse eccentric characters. Did his best work for Murnau and Lubitsch.
In the 30's he made more movies than he did in the 20's each year. In his last four years of his life he played in almost twenty movies a year.
Julius Falkenstein belonged to the most popular film comedians of the German silent movie.
The transition to the sound film didn't cause him any trouble.
Falkenstein was Jewish, but secured a special permit to continue making films following the Nazi rise to power in 1933.
He had his first film appearance in 1914 in the movies "Die geheimnisvolle Villa" and "Eine Nacht im Mädchenpensionat".

Personal Quotes (1)

"It is my wish to play good tragic-comical roles under good directors - roles where the audience has to laugh and to cry at the same time".

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