1888 - 1986
The actress Erna Nitter already made first experiences as a stage actress as a child in 1898.
As an adult her engagements led her to Dresden Hannover and even to New York. In later years she concentrated her stage career to Berlin where she remained active till 1945.
Erna Nitter joined the film business very early and her first appearances in front of the camera came already in 1911 into being with "Die weisse Sklavin, 3. Teil" (11), "Komtesse und Diener" (11) and "Leichtsinn" (11).
Afterwards followed only few more silent movies like "Schwarzes Blut" (12) and "Kehre zurück! Alles vergeben!" (15) before she concentrated to the theater again.
It lasted nearly 25 years before she took part again in a movie called "Die goldene Maske" (39). But this was her only film appearance for many years again.
Erna Nitter continued her stage career in Hamburg after World War II where she was playing till 1984 and she became one of the oldest active stage actress at the age of 94.
She also returned to the film business from the 50s but this time she appeared regular in feature movies and TV productions. She impersonated roles in movies like "Eine nette Bescherung" (52), "Heimkehr des Helden" (55), "Der Hauptmann von Köpenick" (56), "Skandal um Dr. Vlimmen" (56), "Thérèse Raquin" (56), "Der Lügner" (61), "Polizeirevier Davidswache" (64), an episode of the serial "Polizeifunk ruft: Der Wolfshund" (67), an episode of the serial "Die Unverbesserlichen: ...und ihre Sorgen" (68) and an episode of the serial "Percy Stuart: Exportgeschäfte" (69).
Erna Nitter also remained active in film business till to the old age.
To her last cinematical works belong the serial "Miss Milly Mill" (70), an episode of the serial "Tatort: Platzverweis für Trimmel" (73), an episode of the serial "Sonderdezenat K1: Der Stumme" (77) and an episode of the serial "St. Pauli-Landungsbrücken: Papas Tochter" (81).
Erna Nitter was married with the actor Curt Goetz.