Georg Jacoby

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Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Georg Jacoby was an actor, film and theatre director. He started to play on stage in 1915 and in cinema in WWI propaganda films. After 1919, he was only a film director. In 1922, he made So sind die Männer (1923) ("The Little Napoleon"), in which Marlene Dietrich had a bit part. His first wife was Edith Meller, but in 1940, he met Marika Rökk. They got married and had one child in 1944, Gaby Jacoby, who also became an actress and singer. He made his best films with Marika during the 30s and 40s. Read more...