Kurt Gerron

Kurt Gerron
Real name
Kurt Gerson
Born
May 11, 1897
Died
October 28, 1944
Country
Germany
Comments
Jewish actor and film director born in Berlin, whose popular cinema breakthrough came with The Blue Angel (Der Blaue Engel, 1930) opposite Marlene Dietrich. Previously he played the character "Moritatensänger" in the world premiere of Die Dreigroschenoper in 1928. He was killed in the concentration camp Auschwitz in 1944.
See also
Kurt Gerrons Karussell
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