BORN 19 Sep 1912, Hamburg-Altona - DIED 30 Sep 1993, München, Bayern|
GRAVE LOCATION Berlin: Friedhof Heerstrasse, Trahkener Allee 1, Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf (Feld 8-C-33/35)
Anna Dammann was born in Altona, now part of Hamburg. She was educated as an actress by Albrecht Schoenhals from 1930 until 1932. In 1932 she debuted as Brunhild in Hebbel's "Nibelungen".
After engagements in Frankfurt an der Oder, Wuppertal, Stuttgart and Düsseldorf she came to the Deutsche Theater in Berlin. She worked there until 1944. Although she didn't often act in movies, she was in "Die Reise nach Tilsit" (1939, directed by Veit Harlan) and in the propaganda movie "Mein Leben für Irland" (1941), next to Werner Hinz.
After the war she appeared at various theatres and for many years she was performing at the Festspiele in Hersfeld. Her last movie was "Oberarzt Dr. Solm" (1955). She finished her stage career in Göttingen, but continued with recitals and readings of poetry.
was pupil to Schoenhals, Albrecht