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Date of Birth 22 November 1885Dasebach an der Esch, Luxembourg
Date of Death 24 January 1957Berlin, Germany

Mini Bio (1)

Ludwig Trautmann was born on November 22, 1885 in Dasebach an der Esch, Luxembourg. He was an actor and director, known for Die große Wette (1916), Die Königin von Argusana, 1. Teil - Zwischen Flammen und Fluten (1921) and Hara-Kiri (1913). He died on January 24, 1957 in Berlin, Germany.

Trivia (3)

Bought himself a castle for the (then) astounding sum of 480,000 Reichsmark.
Set up his own production company and was active during World War I as director and producer.
On stage from 1901. He was the first German actor to sign a film contract (with Deutsche Bioscop in April 1912). He eventually became one of the most highest paid stars of silent films.

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