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Henrik Galeen (1881–1949)

Henrik Galeen was born on January 7, 1881 in Stryj, Galicia, Austria-Hungary as Heinrich Wiesenberg. He was a writer and director, known for Nosferatu (1922), The Golem (1915) and A Daughter of Destiny (1928). He was married to Comptess Ilse von Schenk and Elvira Adler. He died on July 30, 1949 in Randolph, Orange County, Vermont, USA. See full bio »

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Nosferatu Writer
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The Golem Writer
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(1928)

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 1935 Der Student von Prag (book)
 1929 Acci-Dental Treatment (Short) (writer)
 1928 The Lady with the Mask (screenplay) / (story)
 1928 A Daughter of Destiny (writer)
 1926 The Man Who Cheated Life (book)
 1925 Zigano (screenplay) / (story)
 1924 Waxworks
 1923 Stadt in Sicht (writer)
 1922 Nosferatu (screen play)
 1920 The Golem
 1919 Die rollende Kugel (writer)
 1915 The Golem
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Heinrich Wiesenberg
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One of the great figures in early German expressionist cinema. A master of symbolism. First worked as a journalist. By 1906 was assistant to Max Reinhardt and applied for German citizenship. Wrote screenplays from 1915, notably The Golem (1915) and Nosferatu (1922). As director, best known for The Man Who Cheated Life (1926) and A Daughter of Destiny (1928). Fled Germany in 1933 for the United ... See more »

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