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Nationality German
Birth 31 august 1921 at Bonn (German)
Death 5 february 1983 (at 61 years) at Falkensee (German)

Hannjo Hasse (31 August 1921 - 5 February 1983) was an East German actor.


Hasse began studying acting in 1938, and attended Lily Ackermann's Institute for Stage Artists' Education in Berlin. At 1941, he was drafted for the Labour Service, and later to the Army. After the end of the Second World War and his release from captivity, Hasse returned to Weimar, where he spent another six months to complete his drama training.

He made his debut on stage in the Nordhausen Theater, where he was also employed as a dramaturgue. Later, he also worked in theaters in Eisleben, Burg bei Magdeburg and Schwerin, before settling in the Hans Otto Theater in Leipzig, in which he was a member of the regular cast between 1954 to 1962. Afterwards, he moved to Berlin's Volksbühne, and then to the Deutsches Theater. Hasse played a wide range of supporting characters, from Malvolio to the Fledermaus.

Hasse made his first appearance on screen already during 1951, playing a minor role in Der Untertan. From the late 1950s, he focused mainly on cinema and television work. Although his earlier stage roles were mostly comical in nature, he depicted sinister characters almost solely: Renate Seydel, who interviewed him in 1966, commented that he was the most perennial villain in the actors' cast of DEFA and Deutscher Fernsehfunk. He portrayed greedy pioneers who seek to disposses Native Americans in many of East Germany's Red Western pictures. He is also remembered for depicting SD Colonel von Dietrich in the Yugoslav partisan film Walter Defends Sarajevo. In addition to those entertainment films, he also portrayed historical antagonists in several bleaker pictures dealing with recent past, like Alfred Naujocks in The Gleiwitz Case and Adolf Eichmann in the 1966 Lebende Ware - based on the blood for goods affair. Hasse told Seydel that he considered those roles as having educational value, in order to "demonstrate the full horror of Fascism" to younger viewers.

Hasse was awarded the Art Prize of the German Democratic Republic on 7 May 1971. He is buried in the Südwestkirchhof Stahnsdorf.

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Filmography of Hannjo Hasse (34 films)

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Martin Luther, 7h30
Genres Biography, Historical
Actors Renate Blume, Hannjo Hasse, Jürgen Frohriep
Roles de Serralonga (2)
Rating73% 3.6753.6753.6753.6753.675
Première partie Der Protest (La Protestation)
The Youth of Peter
Directed by Sergueï Guerassimov
Genres Drama, Historical
Actors Tamara Makarova, Natalia Bondartchouk, Boris Khmelnitsky, Ivan Lapikov, Pyotr Glebov, Marina Golub
Rating69% 3.472633.472633.472633.472633.47263
The film begins with two merchants, Ivan Brovkin and Gypsy discussing the current rumor about the death of the former czar, and no heir on a throne yet, while sitting in a horse-drawn sleigh. Meantime the Streltsy are revolting against czarevna Sophia, and wanting Natalya Naryshkina to be in charge of a nation instead.
Beethoven - Tage aus einem Leben, 1h48
Directed by Horst Seemann
Genres Drama, Historical, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians
Actors Donatas Banionis, Leon Niemczyk, Hannjo Hasse, Werner Dissel
Roles Fürst Karl Lichnowski
Rating58% 2.9067952.9067952.9067952.9067952.906795
Le film relate la période de la vie de Beethoven entre 1813 et 1819.
Walter Defends Sarajevo, 2h13
Directed by Hajrudin Krvavac
Genres War
Themes Politique, Political films
Actors Bata Živojinović, Ljubiša Samardžić, Slobodan Dimitrijević, Dragomir Bojanić, Neda Spasojević, Pavle Vuisić
Roles Von Dietrich
Rating81% 4.090374.090374.090374.090374.09037
In late 1944, as the end of World War II approaches, the Wehrmacht's high command determines to withdraw General Alexander Löhr's Army Group E from the Balkans back to Germany. They plan to supply the tank columns with fuel from a depot in Sarajevo. The Yugoslav partisans' leader in the city, a mysterious man known as Walter, presents a grave danger to the operation's success, and the Germans dispatch Standartenführer von Dietrich of the SD to deal with him. As no one in the city seems to know even how Walter looks, Dietrich manages to have an operative infiltrate the resistance under the guise of Walter himself. The partisans are caught in a deadly game of betrayal, fraud and duplicity while trying to frustrate the Germans' plans.
KLK Calling PTZ – The Red Orchestra, 1h41
Directed by Horst E. Brandt
Genres Drama, Historical
Themes Spy films, Political films
Actors Jutta Wachowiak, Karin Lesch, Siegfried Weiss, Günther Simon, Peter Sturm, Rudolf Ulrich
Roles guest in the American Embassy
Rating72% 3.626473.626473.626473.626473.62647
After Hitler's rise to power in 1933, a group of regime opponents from various backgrounds consolidated under the leadership of Harro Schulze-Boysen and Arvid Harnack. They gather intelligence and pass it on to other countries. After the outbreak of the Second World War, and especially after the German invasion of the Soviet Union, they intensify their work. In August 1942, the Gestapo arrests Boysen and soon after cracks down on the spy ring.
Liberation (film series), 1h10
Directed by Youri Ozerov
Genres Drama, War, Romance
Themes Politique, Political films
Actors Nikolay Olyalin, Larisa Golubkina, Boris Seidenberg, Vsevolod Sanaïev, Vasily Shukshin, Fritz Diez
Roles Günther von Kluge.
Rating77% 3.881223.881223.881223.881223.88122
After the Soviets are alerted to the imminent German offensive in Kursk, they launch a preemptive artillery strike, delaying the enemy. The battalion of Lieutenant Colonel Lukin – led by officers Tzvetaev, Orlov, and Maximov – participates in the battle, as well as the tank of Lieutenant Vasiliev.
Trail of the Falcon, 2h1
Directed by Gottfried Kolditz
Genres Drama, Western
Actors Gojko Mitić, Hannjo Hasse, Barbara Brylska, Michael Gwisdek, Winfried Glatzeder
Roles Bludgeon
Rating59% 2.9919652.9919652.9919652.9919652.991965
1875. Ce sera bientôt la Ruée vers l'or dans les Black Hills. Le gouvernement américain ne parvient pas à acheter leurs terres aux Lakotas. Il va prendre ces terres par la force et mettre les Indiens dans des réserves.
Frozen Flashes, 2h46
Origin German
Genres Drama, War, Thriller, Spy
Themes Spy films, Political films
Actors Alfred Müller, Leon Niemczyk, Emil Karewicz, Victor Beaumont, Renate Blume, Ewa Wiśniewska
Roles SD Officer Zech
Rating66% 3.301853.301853.301853.301853.30185
on 5 November 1939, the British consulate in Norway receives the Oslo Report, but the Military Intelligence doubts its veracity. The German research in Peenemünde goes undisturbed from the British. In spite of this, various resistance groups gather information about the site and attempt to hinder the missiles' development, taking great risks.
The Sons of Great Bear, 1h32
Genres Drama, Action, Western
Actors Gojko Mitić, Hans Finohr, Jiří Vršťala, Hannjo Hasse, Henry Hübchen, Brigitte Krause
Roles Pitt
Rating59% 2.9994052.9994052.9994052.9994052.999405
In 1874, the U.S. government encroaches on the lands of the Lakota people. Mattotaupa, an Oglala Lakota man, gambles with Red Fox, a White criminal, in a saloon. When seeing he has gold, Red Fox demands to know its origin. Mattotaupa refuses, and Red Fox murders him. Mattotaupa's son, the young and fierce warrior Tokei-ihto who mistrusts the Whites and never drinks their "Firewater", witnesses the murder.