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Devrient, Max#

Devrient, Max, b. Hanover (Germany), Dec. 12, 1857, d. Chur (Switzerland), June 14, 1929. Actor and director, husband of B. Devrient-Reinhold; from 1882 at the Burgtheater in Vienna (in 1910 life member, in 1922 honorary member); roles included Wallenstein, Mephisto and Caesar; in 1920 began parallel career as film actor and director.

Literature#

A. Graf, M. D., Leben und Leistung, doctoral thesis, Vienna 1950; F. Schmuck, Leben und Kunst eines Burgschauspielers, without date