Hans Olden

Hans Olden (1892–1975) was an Austrian stage and film actor. Olden appeared in more than eighty films during his career, mostly in Austria but occasionally also in Germany. He was a supporter of the Austrian Nazi Party, his interest in Nazism pre-dating the Anchluss by some years.[1] After the Second World War Olden appeared in a number of Heimat films.

Hans Olden
Born30 June 1892
Died20 January 1975
Franzhausen, Lower Austria
Other namesJosef Brandl
Years active1931 - 1965 (film)

Selected filmography


  1. Fritsche p.35


  • Fritsche, Maria. Homemade Men In Postwar Austrian Cinema: Nationhood, Genre and Masculinity. Berghahn Books, 2013.

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