Paul Mundorf

from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Paul Mundorf (born September 10, 1903 in Essen , † March 14, 1976 in Perchting , now part of Starnberg / Upper Bavaria ) was a German theater actor , director and theater manager .


Paul Mundorf attended the Dumont School in Düsseldorf and then worked as an actor at the Hamburger Kammerspiele , the Schauspielhaus Hamburg and during Ziegel's direction at the Thalia Theater Hamburg . Since 1928 he was a member of the German Stage Members' Cooperative .

In 1934 he took over the management of the Thalia Theater in Hamburg from 1940 to 1942. He also worked there as a director (e.g. Hamlet , 1937). During this time he also directed at the Heidelberg Reich Festival .

Mundorf directed the film The Green Emperor in 1939 .

From 1942 to 1943 he directed at the Komödienhaus in Berlin, and after the war in Bremen and Hamburg.

In 1950 Mundorf became general director of the Aachen Theater . Under his direction, the Aachen Theater was reopened in 1951 after being destroyed in the Second World War. In 1968 he retired.

Mundorf was married to the operetta singer Romy Lennartz (Rosemarie Mundorf) and her second marriage to the actress Susanne Huber-Mundorf .

He was buried in the Perchting parish cemetery, Section A, Area 1, Grave No. 18.


  • Klaus Schulte & Peter Sardoc: From Ringelhardt to Mundorf, artists and personalities of the Aachen City Theater , Verlag Josef Stippak, Aachen, 1977

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Cemetery administration of the Starnberg community; here: dates of death and burial site
  2. ^ Herbert A. Frenzel , Hans Joachim Moser (ed.): Kürschner's biographical theater manual. Drama, opera, film, radio. Germany, Austria, Switzerland. De Gruyter, Berlin 1956, DNB 010075518 .
  3. ^ Thomas Eicher, Barbara Panse, Henning Rischbieter: Theater in the "Third Reich". Kallmeyer, Seelze-Velber 2000, ISBN 3-7800-0117-9 .
  4. ^ Opernwelt , Volume 28, Friedrich Verlag, 1987.

Web links