Käthe Dorsch

Käthe (Katharina) Dorsch (29 December 1890 25 December 1957) was a German actress.

Käthe Dorsch
Dorsch in 1946
Katharina Dorsch

(1890-12-29)29 December 1890
Died25 December 1957(1957-12-25) (aged 66)
Years active1905-1957
Spouse(s)Harry Liedtke (1920-1928)


She was born in the Bavarian town of Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz, the daughter of a bakery helper. Her family moved to Nuremberg, when she was three years old. Dorsch attended a commercial school and had her first engagement aged 15 as a choir singer at the Staatstheater, performing Wagner's Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg. She appeared in Carl Zuckmayer's 1927 play Schinderhannes.

Dorsch is buried at the cemetery of Bad Saarow-Pieskow. A memorial stands at Waldfriedhof Dahlem in Berlin.

Selected filmography

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