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Gustav von Wangenheim (1895–1975)

Gustav von Wangenheim was a German actor, film director, and screenwriter from Wiesbaden. He is mostly remembered for playing the character Hutter in the classic horror film "Nosferatu" (1921). His character was based on the character of Jonathan Harker in the novel "Dracula" (1897) by Bram Stoker. In 1895, Wangenheim was born in Wiesbaden. His ... See full bio »


(age 80) in Berlin, Germany

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Known For

Nosferatu Hutter
Der Kampf Director
Heimliche Ehen Director


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 1931 Danton
 1929 Woman in the Moon
Hans Windegger - Engineer (as Gustav v. Wangenheim)
 1923 Warning Shadows
 1923 Der steinerne Reiter
 1923 Der Liebe Pilgerfahrt
Dr. Egil Rostrup
 1922 Nosferatu
Hutter (as Gustav v. Wangenheim)
 1921 Das Haus zum Mond
Andreas, sein Sohn
 1920 Kohlhiesel's Daughters
Paul Seppl (as Gustav v. Wangenheim)
 1919 Kitsch
 1918 Ferdinand Lassalle
Janko von Rakowitza
 1916 Das Leid der Liebe (Short)
 1916 Homunculus, 3. Teil - Die Liebeskomödie des Homunculus
Heinrich (as Gustav von Winterstein)
 1916 Homunculus, 1. Teil (unconfirmed)
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Gustav v. Wangenheim | Gustav von Winterstein


5' 9½" (1.77 m)


Inge von Wangenheim  (annulled)  (1 child)


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In 1936, during the Stalinist purges, he denounced his colleagues Carola Neher and Anatol Becker as Trotskyites. Becker was executed and Neher died in the Gulag system after five years in prison. Von Wangenheim's son later stated the accusations that his father denounced Neher and Becker were one-sided and inaccurate. Gustav von Wangenheim's son claimed his father, after being arrested by the ... See more »

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