1901 - 1984
The actor and director Hans Schott-Schöbinger finished an acting education before he entered the stage at the Stadttheater in St. Pölten where he appeared for the first time in 1920.
It followed numerous engagement at different theaters in Vienna, among them at the Kammerspiele, at the Theater in der Josefstadt and at the Burgtheater.
In Vienna he also realised some plays as a director.
Finally the film business became aware of him and Hans Schott-Schöbinger impersonated his first role in "Manja Valewska" (36).
In the next years followed other movies like "Adresse unbekannt" (38), "Wiener G'schichten" (40), "...und die Musik spielt dazu" (43) and "Der weisse Traum" (43).
He did not continue his acting career in front of the camera after the war but realised several movies as a director.
To these works belong "Hexen" (49), "Erzherzog Johannes grosse Liebe" (50), "Zwei Herzen und ein Thron" (55), "Nackt wie Gott sie schuf" (58), "Trompeten der Liebe" (62) and "Die nackte Bovary" (69).
Beside it he was the head of the Defir film renting agency and the manager of the AFA film production.