Rudolf Lettinger

Rudolf Lettinger (26 October 1865 in Hamburg 21 March 1937 in Berlin-Schöneberg) was a German stage and film actor. He made his stage debut in 1883 when he played the role of Kosinsky in Friedrich Schiller's drama The Robbers. Some of his more prominent roles in his prestigious stage career were Cyrano de Bergerac and Gessler in William Tell. He also worked with acclaimed stage director Max Reinhardt. In 1912, Lettinger played his first film role in Das Geheimnis von Monte Carlo. Lettinger appeared in over 90 films until 1931, mostly as a supporting actor. His best-known film is perhaps The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920), where Lettinger portrayed Dr. Olsen.

Rudolf Lettinger
Born(1865-10-26)26 October 1865
Died21 March 1937(1937-03-21) (aged 71)
Berlin-Schöneberg, Nazi Germany
OccupationFilm actor
Years active1883–1931

Selected filmography

Bibliography

  • Jung, Uli & Schatzberg, Walter. Beyond Caligari: The Films of Robert Wiene. Berghahn Books, 1999.


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