Paul Hubschmid

Paul Hubschmid (German: [paʊ̯l ˈhuːpˌʃmiːt ] (About this soundlisten); 20 July 1917 – 31 December 2001) was a Swiss actor. He was most notable for his role as Henry Higgins in a production of My Fair Lady. In some of his Hollywood films he used the name Paul Christian. He appeared in dozens of films and television series between 1938 and 1991. Many of these were German and International productions.

Paul Hubschmid
Paul Hubschmid in Bagdad (1949).jpg
Publicity still for Bagdad (1949)
Born(1917-07-20)20 July 1917
Died31 December 2001(2001-12-31) (aged 84)
Years active1938-1992
Spouse(s)Ursula von Teubern (1942-1963) (her death)
Eva Renzi (1967-1980) (divorced)
Irene Schiesser (1985-2001) (his death)

Selected filmographyEdit


  • Halliwell, Leslie (1981) Halliwell's Who's Who in the Movies. Harper-Collins ISBN 0-06-093507-3
  • Katz, Ephraim The Film Encyclopedia; 5th ed., revised by Fred Klein & Ronald Dean Nolen. New York: Collins ISBN 0-06-074214-3

Further readingEdit

  • Irène Hubschmid: Paul Hubschmid - Geliebter Mann, was nun? Erinnerungen. Militzke Verlag, Leipzig 2006, ISBN 3-86189-745-8

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