Wery, Carl

ACTOR (GERMANY)
BORN 7 Aug 1897, Trostberg (Chiemgau) - DIED 14 Mar 1975, München
GRAVE LOCATION München, Bayern: Bogenhausener Friedhof (right wall 1)

Carl Wery came from a Huguenot family. He worked as an industrial salesman and a wood company, where he became the director. Nonetheless he decided to go to the stage and took acting lessons with Fritz Ulmer. In 1929 he debuted in Bielefeld as Faust. After two years in Münster he moved to Berlin, where he worked for the Renaissance-Theater and the Schillertheater. From 1934 until 1948 he was engaged at the Kammerspielen in Munich.

In 1932 he made his movie debut, but only after the war he had more important parts. Often he collaborated with his wife Erna Fentsch who wrote the screenplays for his movies. In 1960 he appeared with Annie Rosar in "Am Galgen hängt die Liebe". He 1971 he ended his career for health reasons. He died in 1975.

Family
• Wife: Fentsch-Wery, Erna

Sources
• Scheibmayr, Erich, Letzte Heimat, Persönlichkeiten in Münchner Friedhöfen 1784-1984, Scheibmayr Verlag, München, 1985
Carl Wery – Wikipedia

Images

The grave of Carl Wery at the Bogenhausener Friedhof, München.
Picture by Androom (31 Aug 2005)

 


Wesendonck, Mathilde

Published: 3 Aug 2008
Last update: 3 Aug 2008