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Traute Carlsen (1887–1968)

Traute Carlsen was born on February 16, 1887 in Dresden, Germany as Gertrud Rosalie Kempner. She was an actress, known for Heidi (1952), Heidi and Peter (1955) and It Happened in Broad Daylight (1958). She was married to Karl Forest. She died on November 22, 1968 in Küsnacht, Zürich, Switzerland. See full bio »

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Known For

Heidi Klaras Grossmutter / Clara's grandmother Sesemann
Heidi and Peter Klaras Grossmutter / Klara's grandmother
It Happened in Broad Daylight Matthäis Dienstmagd


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 1966 Das Haus auf der Insel (TV Movie)
 1963 Eine Dummheit macht auch der Gescheiteste (TV Movie)
Sofja Turussina
 1960 Das Haus voller Rätsel (TV Movie)
Dwina Arbuckle
 1958 It Happened in Broad Daylight
Matthäis Dienstmagd
 1957 Kolportage (TV Movie)
Erbgräfin Stjernenhö
 1957 The Zurich Engagement
Tante Marie Berner
 1955 Heidi and Peter
Klaras Grossmutter / Klara's grandmother
 1952 Heidi
Klaras Grossmutter / Clara's grandmother Sesemann
 1943 Matura-Reise
 1942 De Wyberfind
Grossmutter Huber
 1940 Der achti Schwyzer
Grossmutter Huber
 1935 Jä-soo!
Frau Schusska
 1934 Salto in die Seligkeit
Mrs. Rohrbacher
 1932 Marschall Vorwärts
Malchen, seine Frau
 1927 Frau Sopherl vom Naschmarkt
Primaballerina der Wiener Oper
 1927 Liebeshandel
 1925 Red Heels
Lady Madison
 1921 Hallin, Dr.
 1916 Ihr bester Schuß
Dagmar von Rezlav
 1913 Die Spinne
Mimi Carcasse
 1913 In der Dämmerung
Frau (as Traute Dumcke-Carlsen)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Traute Dumcke-Carlsen


Karl Forest

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When the National Socialists came into power the Jewess Traute Carlsen escaped to Switzerland. There she was able to continue her theater career smoothly, in addition she also play in the Swiss movie "Jä soo!" (1935). See more »

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