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Michael Bohnen (1887–1965)

Michael Bohnen was born on May 2, 1887 in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He was an actor and producer, known for The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1943), Der Rosenkavalier (1925) and Das Geheimnis der Santa Maria (1921). He was married to Ingeborg Behrend, Mary Lewis (singer) and La Jana. He died on April 26, 1965 in Berlin, Germany. See full bio »


(age 77) in Berlin, Germany

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 1945 Meine Herren Söhne
 1943 The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
Herzog Karl von Braunschweig
 1940 The Dear Augustin
Der Kaiser
 1940 Achtung! Feind hört mit!
Kettwig, Beriebsführer
 1940 The Rothschilds
Kurfürst Wilhelm IX - Landgraf von Hesse
 1939 Brand im Ozean
 1939 The Immortal Heart
Martin Behaim
 1938 Only for Thee
Cesare Doret, il baritone
 1937 Mother Song
Cesare Doret
 1935 Der Gefangene des Königs
König August
 1934 Gold
John Wills
 1930 Zwei Krawatten
 1928 Sajenko the Soviet
 1927 Heads Up, Charley
John Jacob Bunjes
 1927 The Gypsy Baron
Calman Zsupan
 1923 Tiefland
 1922 Der Abenteurer
Van Hamm
 1921 Arme Violetta
 1919 Die Herrin der Welt 4. Teil - König Macombe
Consul Holger Madsen
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His time as intendant at the Städtischen Oper Berlin had to come to an end due to an accusation by his pupil, the tenor Hans Beirer, during the denazification process. His rehabilitation during the following years was slow, even though Beirer's accusation was quickly revealed as false. Bohnen thus died in complete poverty, with only a small wage from the city of Berlin. He died in Berlin. See more »

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