Henry Stuart (actor)

Henry Stuart (1885–1942) was a British-Swiss film actor known for his work in Germany. Stuart was born in Cairo, but educated in Britain. He attended the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich, intending to become a painter. After moving into the German film industry following the First World War, Stuart played a number of prominent supporting roles in productions such as Joyless Street (1925).[1] Stuart's film career largely ended with the arrival of sound, and he worked increasingly on the stage. His final film appearance was a small role in the Nazi agfacolor epic Münchhausen (1943), released after his death.

Henry Stuart
Born1 February 1885
Other namesHenry Eduard Hess
Years active1923-1942 (film)



  1. Isenberg p.142


  • Isenberg, Noah William. Weimar Cinema: An Essential Guide to Classic Films of the Era. Columbia University Press, 2009.

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