Axel von Ambesser

Axel Eugen Alexander von Oesterreich (22 June 1910 – 6 September 1988), better known as Axel von Ambesser, was a German playwriter, actor and film director.[1]

Axel von Ambesser
Verträumte Tage, L'Aiguille rouge (1951) (cropped for Axel von Ambesser).jpg
Axel von Ambesser in 1950.
Born(1910-06-22)22 June 1910
Died6 September 1988(1988-09-06) (aged 78)
Munich, Germany
Other namesAxel Eugen Alexander von Österreich
OccupationFilm actor nad film director
Years active1935–1988

Ambesser's father was Alexander Constantin von Oesterreich. Ambesser was born in Hamburg and attended Wilhelm-Gymnasium. He appeared as a stage actor in the Hamburg Kammerspiele, and went on to play in the Stadttheater Augsburg, the Münchner Kammerspiele, from 1937 the Deutsche Theater Berlin, from 1942 the Staatstheater Berlin, and the Theater in der Josefstadt in Vienna.[2]

WorksEdit

  • Das Abgründige in Herrn Gerstenberg, play, 1946
  • Begegnung im Herbst, play, 1967

Selected filmographyEdit

Actor

Director

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ BFI.org
  2. ^ Walk, Ines. "Axel von Ambesser". Biographie. Film Zeit. Archived from the original on 19 July 2011. Retrieved 12 January 2011.

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