Ekkehard Arendt

Ekkehard Arendt (10 June 1892 – 10 May 1954) was an Austrian stage and film actor. Arendt served in the Austrian Army during the First World War, before moving to Germany to work in the theatre and film industry. He played the role of Handel Vane in Alfred Hitchcock's 1931 film Mary[1] and the dishonest bank director in The Virtuous Sinner (1931).[2] Arendt later returned to live in Austria.

Ekkehard Arendt
Born10 June 1892
Died10 May 1954 (1954-05-11) (aged 61)
Vienna, Austria
OccupationFilm actor
Stage actor
Years active1927–1951 (film)

Selected filmography


  1. Sloan p.99
  2. Prawer p.137


  • Prawer, S.S. Between Two Worlds: The Jewish Presence in German and Austrian Film, 1910-1933. Berghahn Books, 2005.
  • Sloan, Jane E. Alfred Hitchcock: A Filmography and Bibliography. University of California Press, 1995.

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