1888 - 1933
The actor Heinrich Witte was active at the theater in the first place where he also worked for Max Reinhardt.
He joined the film business in 1920 and he played the role of Don Alvaro in "Der Richter von Zalamea" (20).
Afterwards followed two movies for the legendary director Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau and Heinrich Witte impersonated in the classic "Nosferatu" (22) a warden in a madhouse and an usher in "Phantom" (22).
In the next years followed few more silent movies, to these works belong "Liebes-Ist und -Lust" (22), as butler Jessen "Freies Volk" (25), in the role of a soldier "Maria Stuart" (27) and as the secretary of the adjutant "Die Geliebte des Gouverneurs" (27).
Heinrich Witte died at the age of only 45 in 1933 because of pneumonia.