Franz Mosthav

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Franz Mosthav (born June 13, 1916 in Oedheim ; † July 19, 2000 in Munich ; born Franz Alfons Mosthaf ) was a German actor , theater director and theater director .

He attended Elisabeth Huch's drama school in 1937/38 and the State Drama School in Munich in 1938/39 . As a guest student , he studied at the same time for four semesters at the University of Munich .

Mosthav began his theater career in 1939 at the Bavarian State Theater , of which he was a member until 1943. He also worked there as an assistant director. In 1943 he moved to the Klagenfurt City Theater , where he worked until the theater was closed in 1944.

He began the post-war period in 1945 at the Graz City Theaters , at the same time as the director of the Steyrische Kulturwerk. From 1946 to 1949 he was on stage at the Nationaltheater Mannheim . In 1949 he founded the Unterländer Volksbühne in Bruchsal , which has been called the Badische Landesbühne since 1954 . Until 1964 he was the director.

Mosthav played in Mannheim and Bruchsal mainly in the classics by William Shakespeare , Friedrich Schiller , Johann Wolfgang von Goethe , Friedrich Hebbel , Molière and Gerhart Hauptmann , but also as Klapproth in Pension Schöller . He regularly led it himself directed .

Guest performances as an actor have taken him to the Bad Hersfeld Festival , the Schlosstheater Celle and the Münchner Kammerspiele, among others . He has appeared in several films and many television productions. He became particularly well-known as gangster Alfred Frost through the popular three-part film The Gentlemen Ask To Cashier .


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