Adolf E. Licho

Adolf Edgar Licho (1876–1944) was a Russian-German actor, screenwriter, and film director.[1] He was born of Jewish parentage in Kremenchug which was then part of the Russian Empire, but emigrated to Germany to work in the theatre and then later in silent films. Following the Nazi Party's takeover in 1933 he went into exile, first in Austria and France and later in the United States. In Hollywood he played minor roles until his death in 1944.

Adolf E. Licho
Adolf Edgar Licho

(1876-09-13)13 September 1876
Died11 October 1944(1944-10-11) (aged 68)
OccupationActor, Writer, Director
Years active1914–1944 (film)

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  1. ^ Parrill, p. 371.

Further readingEdit

  • Parrill, William B. (2006). European Silent Films on Video: A Critical Guide. Jefferson, NC: McFarland. ISBN 978-0-7864-2494-8.
  • Prawer, Siegbert Salomon (2005). Between Two Worlds: The Jewish Presence in German and Austrian Film, 1910–1933. New York: Berghahn Books. ISBN 978-1-84545-074-8.

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