The subtle trick Showtime's "Penny Dreadful is that it is far less about the blood, gore and the specter of gruesome death than the sharp pain and exhilarating pleasure of living, and the terror of feeling alone even in close company. Read our review in the May Picks section.
German stage and screen actor, director and producer. Performed theatrically from 1924, chiefly in Berlin where he went on to establish the Kinder-Theater in 1930. Regularly in films from the late 20's, he was usually seen in secondary roles as soldiers, sea captains, forest rangers or police officers. After World War II, he became a celebrated broadcaster of children's radio with RIAS in Berlin. See more