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The actor and singer Rudolf Senius began his professional
career as a businessman before he went to the stage in 1885. He got
singing lessons, afterwards his first appearance as a singer was in
Bielefeld. It followed engagements in Krefeld, Hamburg, Magdeburg
and Berlin. From 1894 to 1900 he was engaged at the Irving Palace
Theatre in New
Back in Germany he appeared again in Berlin and Hamburg but also in Frankfurt.
He was only seldom engaged for movies and his film career was limited to the silent movie era.
first movie came in 1913 into being with "Aus eines Mannes Mädchenzeit"
(13) and he played the role of councillor of commerce at the side of
Wilhelm Bendow, Olga Engl, Manny Ziener, Richard Senius and Siegfried
Six years later followed the sequel "Aus eines Mannes
Mädchenjahre" (19) with Olga Engl, Siegfried Dessauer, Erika Glässner,
Hans Albers, Manny Ziener and Ernst Stahl-Nachbaur.
In the next
few years he acted in few more movies like "Unsere Schwiegertochter"
(19), Erich Schönfelder's "Kakadu und Kiebitz" (20) as Theodor Stänker
with Ossi Oswalda, Marga Köhler, Victor Janson and Hans Junkermann as
well as "Die Brüder Karamasoff" (20) with Fritz Kortner, Emil Jannings,
Bernhard Goetzke, Hermann Thimig, Werner Krauss, Hanna Ralph, Rudolf
Lettinger and Josefine Dora.