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Rotraut Richter (1915–1947)

Rotraut Richter was born on May 15, 1915 in Berlin, Germany. She was an actress, known for Our Flags Lead Us Forward (1933), Trouble Backstairs (1935) and Violet of Potsdam Square (1936). She died on October 1, 1947 in Wilmersdorf, Berlin. See full bio »

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Trouble Backstairs
Trouble Backstairs Edeltraut Panse
Violet of Potsdam Square
Violet of Potsdam Square Mariechen Bindedraht
Der nackte Spatz


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 1947 Wozzeck
 1941 Krach im Vorderhaus
Edeltraud Panse
 1938 Der nackte Spatz
 1937 The Beaver Coat
Adelheid Wolff
 1937 Meiseken
Hedwig, Brügglers Enkelin
 1936 Reisebekanntschaften (Short)
 1936 Violet of Potsdam Square
Mariechen Bindedraht
 1935 Kirschen in Nachbars Garten
Irma Fiedler
 1935 Trouble Backstairs
Edeltraut Panse (as Rottraut Richter)
 1935 Emma III (Short)
 1935 Wenn ein Mädel Hochzeit macht
Rosl Wedelmeier
 1934 The Sporck Battalion
Mike, beider Tochter
 1934 Seine beste Erfindung (Short)

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Rottraut Richter

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Attractive, blonde leading lady of German films in the 1930's and 40's. The daughter of an architect father and an artist mother, she studied acting under Gustav Hartung in Berlin. From the early 30's, she achieved huge popularity on stage and in Berlin cabaret. Discovered for films by Joe May, she was effectively cast in feisty rebellious or tomboyish roles, or as 'wallflowers' ("veilchen"). She... See more »

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