1906 - 1972
The actress Ellen Schwanneke worked for the theater in the first place, she only appeared sporadically in movies.
She made her film debut in 1931 and took part in well-known productions like "Mädchen in Uniform" (31), "Unmögliche Liebe - Vera Holgh und ihre Töchter" (32), "Fräulein Hoffmanns Erzählungen" (33) and "Königswalzer" (35).
When the politic of Adolf Hitler was more and more directed against
the Jews and the art in general, Ellen Schwanneke left Germany and went
to America. There she met William Castle who offered her the leading role
in the theater play "Not for Children - Das ist nicht für Kinder".
Ellen Schwanneke returned to Germany after the war where she appeared
in one more movie with the title "Morgen ist alles besser" (48).
Other movies with Ellen Schwanneke: