BirthdayFebruary 21, 1889
BirthplaceBerlin, Germany

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Otto Wallburg

    Full name: Otto Wallburg
    Also known as: Otto Wallburg, Wallburg, Otto
    Professions: German film actor

  2. Otto Wallburg Death information

    Died: Saturday, 1st of January, 1944 (Age: 54)

  3. Otto Wallburg Biography

    Otto Wallburg (1899–1944) was a German actor and Kabarett performer. He was a prolific film actor during the late silent and early sound era.Wallburg was born Otto Wasserzug in Berlin, the son of a Jewish banker. He drifted into stage acting, but served in the German Army during the First World War and was wounded on the Eastern Front after winning an Iron Cross. From 1926 onwards he worked in the large German film industry, including many productions made by UFA.When the Nazis came to power in 1933 he left Germany and moved to Austria where he continued to work in film. He later moved to France and then on to the Netherlands. He was arrested following the 1940 German invasion of the Netherlands. He was held for a while at Westerbork transit camp, and later moved to Auschwitz where he was killed.

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