Hans Albers
Date of Birth
Sep 22, 1891
Birth Place:
Hamburg, Germany


For nearly four decades, jovial, pleasantly plump Hans Albers was one of Germany's favorite movie stars. Starting out in films in 1911, Albers interrupted his career to serve in WWI, where he was seriously wounded. After a lengthy recovery, he resumed his film work and also appeared on-stage to great acclaim with Max Reinhardt's Deutsches Theater. His movie roles ranged from Demetrius in A...