1873 - 1931
The actress Gertrud Arnold took acting lessons before she was able to gain a foothold on stage. Her first appearance at the theater was in 1895 in Cottbus. In the next followed other engagements in Germany and finally she came to Berlin in 1901, the stronghold of the German theater.
She became a demanded stage actress who often impersonated classic roles.
She made her film debut in 1914 and she took part in "Pauline" (14) and "Weib gegen Weib" (14).
Her real film career took shape in the 20s and Gertrud Arnold appeared in numerous movies.
To her well-known movies of those years belong "Das Mädel von Picadilly" (21), Fritz Lang's epic production "Die Nibelungen" (24) - here she played the role of Queen Ute, "Zur Chronik von Grieshuus" (25), "Kreuzzug des Weibes" (26), "Kampf der Geschlechter" (26), "Rasputins Liebesabenteuer" (28) and "Sprengbagger 1010 (29) as Frau Hartmann at Heinrich George's side.
To her last cinematical works belong the talkies "Rosenmontag" (30) and "Brand in der Oper" (30). The following year the actress died at the age of only 57.
Gertrud Arnold was married with the director Heinrich Brandt.
Other movies with Gertrud Arnold:
Der Totenklaus (21) Brutal (20) Künstlerlaunen (24) Im Namen des Kaisers (25) Die Wiskottens (26) In Treue stark (26) Die Königin des Weltbades (26) Schenk mir das Leben (28) Der Held aller Mädchenträume (29)