Hasse, Hannjo

BORN 31 Aug 1921, Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen - DIED 5 Feb 1983, Falkensee, Brandenburg
GRAVE LOCATION Stahnsdorf, Brandenburg: Südwestkirchhof, Bahnhofstrasse (Block Schöneberg, Feld 4, Wahlstelle 285)

Hannjo Hasse worked at an office before he attended Lily Ackermann's Institute for Stage Artists' Education in Berlin from 1938 onwards. In 1941 he was called for labour service and later he was included in the Wehrmacht. After the he was released from captivity afte the war he studied for six months at the acting school in Weimar. He worked as an actor and as a dramaturgue in Nordhausen, Eisleben, Burg, Schwerin and Potsdam.

From 1954 to 1962 he was engaged at the Hans Otto Theater in Leipzig. After that he worked for the Berliner Volksbühne and the Deutschen Theater in Berlin. He performed character parts as well as operetta parts. Hasse also appeared in DEFA movies, mostly as a bad guy. He became a member of the regular ensemble of actors of DEFA. He also worked for television. In 1971 he was awarded the Art Prize of the DDR. He died in 1983 in Falkensee, Brandenburg.


The grave of Hannjo Hasse at the Südwestfriedhof, Stahnsdorf.
Picture by Androom (08 Aug 2020)


• Gottschalk, Wolfgang, Südwestfriedhof Stahnsdorf, Verlag Dirk Nishen, Berlin, 1991
Wikipedia (DE)

Hassel, Katharina

Published: 06 Sep 2020
Last update: 06 Sep 2020