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
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Leonhard Peukert

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

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

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  1. ^ Grange p.164


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

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