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Erich Schellow (1915–1995)

Erich Schellow was born on February 27, 1915 in Berlin, Germany. He was an actor, known for The Captain from Köpenick (1956), Seven Journeys (1947) and Portrait of an Unknown Woman (1954). He died on November 25, 1995 in Berlin. See full bio »


(age 80) in Berlin, Germany

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The Captain from Köpenick
The Captain from Köpenick Capt. von Schlettow
Seven Journeys
Seven Journeys Karl / Rahmenhandlung
Der Apoll von Bellac
Der Apoll von Bellac Herr von Bellac


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 1986 Wanderungen durch die Mark Brandenburg (TV Movie)
 1984 Funkeln im Auge (TV Movie)
 1981 'Ne scheene jejend is det hier (TV Movie)
 1979 Ein Mord, den jeder begeht (TV Movie)
Herr von Hohenlocher
 1974 Die Buchholzens (TV Series)
Christoph Bergfeldt
 1974 Der Kommissar (TV Series)
Ernst Faber
- Domanns Mörder (1974) ... Ernst Faber
 1973 Ein Fall für Männdli (TV Series)
Herr Schäfer
- Eine Million in kleinen Scheinen (1973) ... Herr Schäfer
 1972 Das Jahrhundert der Chirurgen (TV Series)
Dr. Robert Koch
- Die Ehe des Forschers (1972) ... Dr. Robert Koch
 1968 Tragödie auf der Jagd (TV Movie)
Judge Kamyschow
 1968 Auf der Lesebühne der Literarischen Illustrierten (TV Series)
- Hofmannsthal: Drei Gespräche (1968) ... Narrator
 1967-1968 Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Sherlock Holmes
- Das Haus bei den Blutbuchen (1968) ... Sherlock Holmes
- Das Beryll-Diadem (1968) ... Sherlock Holmes
- Die Bruce-Partington-Pläne (1968) ... Sherlock Holmes
- Die Liga der Rothaarigen (1967) ... Sherlock Holmes
- Sechsmal Napoleon (1967) ... Sherlock Holmes
 1967 Ein Mädchenleben für Wind (TV Movie)
 1965 Mrs. Cheney's Ende (TV Movie)
 1964 Der Apoll von Bellac (TV Movie)
Herr von Bellac
 1964 Clavigo (TV Movie)
 1963/I Die Möwe (TV Movie)
Boris Trigorin
 1956 Before Sundown
Wolfgang Clausen
 1955 The Plot to Assassinate Hitler
Evangelischer Pfarrer / Narrator
 1955 Die Stadt ist voller Geheimnisse
Rudolf Thomas, Engineer
 1954 Drei vom Varieté
 1947 Seven Journeys
Karl / Rahmenhandlung
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's play, "Clavigo", in a Schiller Theatre Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Klaus Kammer, Dieter Ranspach and Karin Remsing in the cast. Willi Schmidt was the director.

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Went into acting in 1935 on the advice of Lola Müthel and was trained at the acting school of the Preußischen Staatstheater in Berlin. Made his debut two years later as "Mortimer" in Schillers "Maria Stuart" at the Deutschen Volkstheater in Hamburg. Much praised for his roles on the classical stage. Appearances on screen relatively sparse. See more »

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