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Erik Schumann

Erik Schumann
Erik Schuman Nacht fiel über.jpg
Schumann in a 1959 drawing by Helmuth Ellgaard
Born(1925-02-15)15 February 1925
Grechwitz, Germany
Died9 February 2007(2007-02-09) (aged 81)
Straßlach, Munich, Germany
Years active1942–1997

Erik Schumann (15 February 1925 – 9 February 2007) was a German actor. He appeared in 100 films and television shows between 1942 and 1997. He was most successful during the 1950s and 1960s, when he played leading roles in several German films. He starred in the 1964 film Time of the Innocent, which was entered into the 14th Berlin International Film Festival.[1]

Schumann also worked as a stage and dubbing-voice actor in German synchronisations. Among his dubbing roles were Tony Curtis in Some Like It Hot, Cary Grant in Bringing Up Baby and Jack Nicholson in Prizzi's Honor.

Selected filmography

Year Title Role Notes
1954 Consul Strotthoff Hans Hellmer
1955 Magic Fire Hans von Bülow
Reaching for the Stars Turell
Sky Without Stars Carl Altmann
1956 Regine Martin Lund
1958 The Two-Headed Spy Lieutenant Reinisch
Restless Night Hauptmann von Arnim
1959 Of Course, the Motorists Walter Schliewen
That's No Way to Land a Man Stefan Reimer
1961 Question 7 Rolf Starke
1962 I Must Go to the City Dr. Werner Koch
The Counterfeit Traitor Nazi Gunboat Officer
1963 Miracle of the White Stallions Rider Hans
1964 Time of the Innocent
1969 On the Reeperbahn at Half Past Midnight Till Schippmann
1977 Es muss nicht immer Kaviar sein
1981 Lili Marleen Joachim von Strehlow
1983 Derrick Episode "Tödliches Rendezvous"


  1. ^ " Awards for Time of the Innocent". Retrieved 17 February 2010.

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