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Horst Birr (1912–1943)

Horst Birr was born on February 17, 1912 in Leipzig, Germany. He was an actor, known for The Hound of the Baskervilles (1937), D III 88 (1939) and Liebelei und Liebe (1938). He died on October 8, 1943 in Norway. See full bio »


(age 31) in Norway

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Known For

The Hound of the Baskervilles Sekretär Sherlock Holmes
D III 88 Monteur Hasinger
Liebelei und Liebe Fritz Sperling
Boccaccio Geselle bei Calandrino


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 1941 Sechs Tage Heimaturlaub
Schütze Ballhaus
 1941 Kampfgeschwader Lützow
Obergefreiter Hasinger
 1940 Das leichte Mädchen
 1940 Die drei Codonas
Einsamer Jüngling
 1940 Angelika
 1939 Ein ganzer Kerl
 1939 Das Gewehr über
Schütze Jupp Derksen
 1939 D III 88
Monteur Hasinger
 1938 Napoleon ist an allem schuld
Junger reporter in paris
 1938 Nanon
 1938 Liebelei und Liebe
Fritz Sperling
 1938 Gastspiel im Paradies
Der "Doofe", ein Mitglied der Theatergruppe (uncredited)
 1938 Little Sinner
 1938 Der unmögliche Herr Pitt
 1938 The Stars Shine
Kruse - Kameramann
 1937 Heimweh
Blake - Schiffsjunge der 'Triton
 1937 Pan
Der Verkäufer
 1937 To New Shores
Bobby Wells' Diener
 1937 Seven Slaps
Schmiedegeselle in Gretna Green
 1937 Der Musikant von Dornburg (Short)
 1937 Ride to Freedom
 1937 The Hound of the Baskervilles
Sekretär Sherlock Holmes
 1936 Klein, aber mein (Short)
Hans Guse
 1936 Boccaccio
Geselle bei Calandrino
 1936 Savoy-Hotel 217
Wanja - Hotelangestellter
 1936 The Rape of the Sabines
Willi Methge, Oberprimaner
 1936 Die lustigen Weiber
Oberpage Pedro (uncredited)
 1935 Liebeslied
 1935 Light Cavalry
 1934 Herz ist Trumpf
Peter, Schiffsjunge
 1934 Eine Siebzehnjährige
Paul, Walters Freund
 1934 Playing with Fire
Emil Kummerberg, Kellner
 1934 Musik im Blut

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There are different information about the death of Horst Birr. Among others his death is dated to 1943 and he should have committed suicide during his stay in Norway when it emerged that he was a Half-Jew or that he should be murdered by National Socialists in Norway. Other sources say that he became unpopular by the National Socialists because of his critical cabaret programs and that the rulers... See more »

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