Leonhard "Leo" Peukert (26 August 1885 – 6 January 1944) was a prolific German film actor and film director, appearing in more than a hundred and fifty productions between 1910 and his death in 1944. While occasionally he played a leading role in his early years, such as the comedy The Happy Journey (1924),[1] he mostly appeared as a character actor. Peukert was also a film director, making eleven short and feature films during the silent era.

Leo Peukert
Leo Peukert by Becker & Maass.jpg
Born
Leonhard Peukert

26 August 1885
Died6 January 1944(1944-01-06) (aged 58)
Resting placeMunich Waldfriedhof
OccupationActor
Years active1904–1944
Spouse(s)
(m. 1914)

He was married to the actress Sabine Impekoven who appeared with him in several silent films.

Selected filmographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Grange p.164

BibliographyEdit

  • Grange, William. Cultural Chronicle of the Weimar Republic. Scarecrow Press, 2008.

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