Hans Adalbert Schlettow

Hans Adalbert Schlettow (11 June 1888 – 30 April 1945) was a German film actor. Schlettow appeared in around a hundred and sixty films during his career, the majority during the silent era. Among his best-known film roles was Hagen von Tronje in Fritz Lang's film classic Die Nibelungen (1924). In 1929 he starred in the British director Anthony Asquith's film A Cottage on Dartmoor.[1]

Hans Adalbert Schlettow
Hans Adalbert Schlettow
Born(1888-06-11)11 June 1888
Died30 April 1945(1945-04-30) (aged 56)
Other namesHans Adelbert Droescher von Schlettow
Years active1917-1945

He was a member of the Militant League for German Culture and the National Socialist Factory Cell Organization. Schlettow died in the Battle of Berlin.

Selected filmography


  • Hardt, Ursula. From Caligari to California: Erich Pommer's Life in the International Film Wars. Berghahn Books, 1996.
  • Ernst Klee. Das Kulturlexikon zum Dritten Reich. Wer war was vor und nach 1945. S. Fischer, Frankfurt am Main 2007, ISBN 978-3-10-039326-5, p. 626.
  • Ryall, Tom. Anthony Asquith. Manchester University Press, 2005.


  1. Ryall p.170

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