Hermann Picha

Hermann Picha (20 March 1865 – 7 June 1936) was a German stage and film actor. Picha was extremely prolific, appearing in over 300 short and feature films during the silent and early sound eras. Picha played a mixture of lead and supporting roles during his career. He played the title role in the 1920 film Wibbel the Tailor, directed by Manfred Noa.[1] He appeared in Fritz Lang's Destiny.[2]

Hermann Picha
Hermann August Karl Picher

20 March 1865
Died7 June 1936(1936-06-07) (aged 71)
OccupationFilm actor
Stage actor
Years active1914–1935

Selected filmographyEdit


  1. ^ Usai p.502
  2. ^ Kreimeier p.73


  • Kreimeier, Klaus. The Ufa Story: A History of Germany's Greatest Film Company, 1918-1945. University of California Press, 1999.
  • Prawer, S.S. Between Two Worlds: The Jewish Presence in German and Austrian Film, 1910-1933. Berghahn Books, 2005.
  • Usai, Paolo Cherchi. Before Caligari: German cinema, 1895-1920. University of Wisconsin Press, 1991.

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