Hanns Kräly

Hanns Kräly (January 16, 1884 – November 11, 1950), credited in the United States as Hans Kraly, was a German actor and screenwriter. His main collaborations were with director Ernst Lubitsch, and they worked together on 30 films between 1915 and 1929. Kräly is also notable for his comedy play Kohlhiesel's Daughters which has been turned into films on a number of occasions.

Hanns Kräly
Born(1884-01-16)January 16, 1884
DiedNovember 11, 1950(1950-11-11) (aged 66)
OccupationScreenwriter, Journalist
Years active1915-1942

Kräly was nominated for three Academy Awards for writing. He won the award for Best Writing with The Patriot in 1930. He was also nominated for the adapted screenplay of The Last of Mrs. Cheyney, also in 1930, and for Original Screenplay of One Hundred Men and a Girl in 1937. Additional screenwriting credits include Private Lives and Just a Gigolo, both released in 1931.

Selected filmography


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