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Theo Shall (1896–1955)

Theo Shall was born on February 24, 1896 in Metz, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. He was an actor, known for Anna Christie (1930), Kirschen in Nachbars Garten (1935) and Die große Fahrt (1931). He died on October 4, 1955 in East Berlin, East Germany. See full bio »

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Anna Christie
Kirschen in Nachbars Garten
Kirschen in Nachbars Garten Theo, ihr Neffe
Die große Fahrt
Die große Fahrt Bill Coleman
Olympia Captain Andreas Kovacs


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 1956 Heimliche Ehen
 1955 Hotelboy Ed Martin
 1954 Der Fall Dr. Wagner
 1954 Stärker als die Nacht
Dr. Panneck
 1954 Gefährliche Fracht
General Shaper
 1953 Jacke wie Hose
 1953 Geheimakten Solvay
Direktor Brennecke
 1952 Roman einer jungen Ehe
Staatsanwalt (uncredited)
 1945 Kolberg
Gen. Loison
 1943 Titanic
1st Officer Murdoch (uncredited)
 1942 G.P.U.
Soboteur um Bokscha
 1942 Geheimakte W.B.1
Mr. Wood
 1941 U-Boote westwärts!
Englischer Offizier
 1941 Carl Peters
Robert Mitchell
 1941 Blutsbrüderschaft
Französischer Offizier
 1940 Achtung! Feind hört mit!
Sir Reginald
 1940 Die Rothschilds
 1940 Liebesschule
 1939 Kennwort Machin
Englischer Polizeikommissar
 1939 Kadetten
Capt. Jupow
 1939 Flucht ins Dunkel
Fabrikbesitzer René Laroche
 1938 Pour le Mérite
Capt. Cecil Brown
 1938 The Tiger of Eschnapur
Direktor des Crystal Palace
 1937 Tango Notturno
Phillip - Fliegeroffizier
 1937 Sherlock Holmes: The Grey Lady
Harry Morrel
 1936 Abduction
Roger Giverney
 1935 Kirschen in Nachbars Garten
Theo, ihr Neffe
 1934 Spring in the Air
 1932 Fünf von der Jazzband
 1932 Rasputin, Demon with Women
Leutnant Suschkoff
 1931 Der Hochtourist
Hans Mertens
 1931 Die große Fahrt
Bill Coleman
 1930/II Anna Christie
 1930 Olympia
Captain Andreas Kovacs
 1925 Das Spielzeug von Paris
Miguel (as Theo Schall)
 1924 Was ist Liebe...? (as Th. W. Shall)

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Alternate Names:

Theo Schall | Th. W. Shall

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Much-traveled character actor. Born in Alsace-Lorraine of German ancestry, he became stateless after being deported in the wake of World War I. He subsequently acted in comedy plays with diverse theatres in Vienna, Zurich, Berlin, London and (touring) Australia, at the same time maintaining a busy career in films. Established the International Theatre in Berlin (1936), specialising in English and... See more »

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