Menschik, Josef

BORN 23 Feb 1902, Wien - DIED 30 Aug 1980, Wien
BIRTH NAME Menschik, Josef George
GRAVE LOCATION Wien: Hietzinger Friedhof, Maxingstraße 15, Hietzing (Gruppe 46, Nummer 8A)

Josef Menschik was the son of the singer and choir director Clemens Menschik and his wife Fredierike von Setti. He was educated at the Akademie für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna. He performed on the stages of Innsbsbruck, Karlsbad, the Stadtheater in Vienna, München, Augsbug and at the Raimund-Theater in Vienna.

In 1942 he played a small part in E.W. Emo's movie "Zwei glückliche Menschen" with Magda Schneider and wol Albach-Retty in the main parts. More films followed and he worked with Gerog Jacoby and Géza von Cziffra. In 1957 he had a small part in Ernst Marischka's "Sissi - Schicksalsjahre einer Kaiserin". His last appearance was in an episode of the television series "Hallo - Hotel Sacher... Portier!" in 1973.


The grave of Josef Menschik at the Hietzinger Friedhof, Vienna.
Picture by Androom (25 Aug 2016)


Josef Menschik – Wikipedia

Menter, Sophie

Published: 06 Feb 2022
Last update: 20 Apr 2022