Ernst Leudesdorff

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Ernst Leudesdorff (born March 28, 1885 in Elberfeld , † September 7, 1954 in Hamburg ) was a German actor and director of the Thalia Theater in Hamburg .


Ernst Leudesdorff was born in Elberfeld in 1885.

In 1915 he came to the Thalia Theater in Hamburg, where he received much applause for his first role in Ibsen’s Der Bund der Jugend and was permanently part of the ensemble.

He got to know the actress Philine Tormin, who played the role of Selma. She came to the Thalia Theater in the same year. Leudesdorff and Tormin married and had two children. Philine Leudesdorff-Tormin died in 1924.

1939 was staatsschauspieler Leudesdorff of Albert Bozenhard the Albert Bozenhard ring , which from now on as award for the most worthy Thalia actor has been passed and now owned by Christoph Bantzer is.

From 1936 to 1942 he was director of the Thalia Theater together with Paul Mundorf . During his tenure, the theater was nationalized.

In addition to his work as a theater actor, he also appeared in three films and was active as a voice actor.

His grave is in the Ohlsdorf cemetery in grid square AD 16 (northwest of the north pond ).


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Individual evidence

  1. ^ Deutsches Bühnen-Jahrbuch, volume 63, page 91, FA Günther & sohn a.-g., 1955
  2. ^ Albert-Bozenhard-Ring,
  3. Synchronized roles by Ernst Leudesdorff, ( Memento of the original from March 5, 2016 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /
  4. ^ Grave sites of Ernst Leudesdorff and his wife,