Wäscher, Aribert

ACTOR (GERMANY)
BORN 1 Dec 1895, Flensburg - DIED 14 Dec 1961, Berlin
GRAVE LOCATION Berlin: Landeseigener Friedhof Dahlem, Königin-Luise-Straße 57 (Feld 3 (Abt. 25 - U - 10))

Aribert Wäscher started his acting career at the Kleinen Theater in Berlin. From 1920 until 1923 he worked at the Deutsche Theater. He also appeared in minor parts in silent movies.

Around 1926 he was engaged at the Staatstheater, where he stayed until 1945. When the sound movies started he profited from his fine voice and he got better parts. During the nazi era he was in many movies.

After the war he worked for the Deutsche Theater (1946-1950), the Schloßtheater and the Schillertheater. In 1954 he married the actress Gudrun Genest. Their daughter Corinna became an actress as well. During the last years of his life he couldn't work because of illness. He died in 1961 in Berlin.

Sources
Aribert Wäscher
• Hammer, Klaus, Historische Friedhöfe & Grabmäler in Berlin, Stattbuch Verlag, Berlin, 1994
• Mende, Hans-Jürgen, Lexicon Berliner Grabstätten, Haude & Spener, 2005
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• Ernst, Helmut & Heinrich Stümbke, Wo sie ruhen..., Kleiner Führer zu den Grabstätten bekannter Berliner in West und Ost, Stapp Verlag, Berlin, 1986

Images

The grave of Aribert Wäscher at the Landeseigener Friedhof Dahlem, Berlin.
Picture by androom (24 Aug 2006)

 

Aribert Wäscher.
(1939-1940)

 


Waterhouse, John William

Published: 1 Oct 2006
Last update: 14 Apr 2007