1885 - ?
The actress Martha Angerstein was born as Martha Maria Kempf in Warsaw. After her move to Germany she became a successful stage actress and began her career in Plauen. In the next years followed engagements on other stages, among others Leipzig, Hamburg and from 1910 Berlin.
She also gained a foothold in the early German silent movie era and
played her first roles for Messter-Film.
It followed the productions "Vaterliebe" (15), "Der lebende Leichnam" (18) and "Die rollende Kugel" (19).
She had her last appearances in front of the camera at the beginning of the 20's - "Entgleist" (21), "Kinder der Zeit" (22) and Tiefland" (22).
Beside it she remained true to the theater. In 1922 she already retired
from the limelight. In 1933 she followed her Jewish husband, the actor
Adolf Edgar Licho into the exile in the USA. There her track got lost.
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