Hans Olden (1892–1975) was an Austrian stage and film actor. Olden appeared in more than eighty films during his career, mostly in Austria but occasionally also in Germany. He was a supporter of the Austrian Nazi Party, his interest in Nazism pre-dating the Anchluss by some years.[1] After the Second World War Olden appeared in a number of Heimat films.

Hans Olden
Born30 June 1892
Died20 January 1975
Franzhausen, Lower Austria
Other namesJosef Brandl
Years active1931 - 1965 (film)

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  1. ^ Fritsche p.35


  • Fritsche, Maria. Homemade Men In Postwar Austrian Cinema: Nationhood, Genre and Masculinity. Berghahn Books, 2013.

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