"It is my wish to play good tragic-comical roles under good directors - roles where the audience has to laugh and to cry at the same time".
Bald, often monocle-wearing German character actor, on stage from 1906 at the Residenztheater in Berlin. Prolific in silent films from 1914, essaying diverse eccentric characters. Did his best work for Murnau and Lubitsch. See more