Hans Olden (Josef Brandl)
Hans Olden was an Austrian singer, stage and film actor. From 1909, he studied acting in Vienna with Otto Rub. He worked as a singer and Heurigenunterhalter. In 1911 he made his theater debut at the Deutschen Theater in Hermannstadt and also played in Karlsbad, Teplitz-Schönau, Graz and Prague (Cz.). From 1928 to 1938 he played at the Theater in der Josefstadt and the Deutschen Volkstheater in Vienna. His first movie was The Great Love (1931). Among his 73 movies he played with Elfriede Datzig in Meine Tochter lebt in Wien (1940) ("My Daughter Lives In Vienna", "Ma Fille est millionaire") (1940). Read more... He also worked for television and went back to the stage at the Renaissance and Volkstheater in Vienna. He died after a long illness in the house of his parents in Franzhausen.