Alexander Engel

Alexander Engel ( born June 4, 1902 in Berlin, † July 25, 1968 in Saarbrücken ) was a German actor and director. The stage name " Alexander", he accepted to avoid confusion with the popular musician at the same time Kurt Engel. His birth name is Kurt Engel.


Alexander Engel was born the son of Helene Henry. He received at the rich man 's Academy of Dramatic Art in Berlin his acting training. From 1923 he stood on stage in Olsztyn, Königsberg and Rostock. His brother Rudolf Engel was temporarily CEO of DEFA and has fought as a resistance fighter against National Socialism.

In 1931 he went to Berlin and played among other things, the Renaissance and at the Theater am Kurfürstendamm. For his first feature film role came in 1932 as he Diener Fritz Klein in rabbits can not help it. On stage as in the movie he played in supporting roles often bizarre figures. Most recently, he appeared in several Edgar Wallace films as mysterious lawyer or executor in appearance.

His burial was in the cemetery military road in Berlin (field II Ur3 -161 ). She was reassigned in August 2008 after 40 years of working life, and is therefore no longer be seen.