1902 - 1969
The actress Charlotte Ander was born as the daughter of the actors Rudolf Andersch and Ida Perry. She learned her acting ability at the Staatstheater and appeared on stage as well as in movies from 1920. She started her film career with the movie "Die letzte Stunde" (20), it followed the movie "Danton" (21) where she acted at Emil Jannings', Werner Krauss' and Conrad Veidt's side.
In the movie "Tragödie der Liebe" (23) she met with Emil Jannings again and with the up-and-coming Marlene Dietrich.
In the next years she played in "Ein Sommernachtstraum" (25), "Der Himmel auf Erden" (27) and "Die Nacht gehört uns" (29) before she started to conquer the sound film.
She continued to appear successful on the screen in the 30's, among others in "Nur Du" (30), "Elisabeth von Österreich" (31), "Gräfin Mariza" (32) and "Ein Lied geht um die Welt (33) with Joseph Schmidt and her mother Ida Perry with whom she didn't play together for the first time. Afterwards followed an arupt interruption in her career. She was not regarded as an Aryan and she went to England where she took part in two movies. When there were no other engagements she returned to Germany despite the bad conditions, but could only appear in movies sporadically, so in "Wie einst im Mai" (27) and "Anton, der Letzte" (39).
After the war she concentrated to the theater first, only in the 50's
she acted in front of the camera again and she played in movies like "Familie
Benthin" (50) and "Das tanzende Herz" (53).
Other movies with Charlotte Ander: