Vallentin, Maxim

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Vallentin, Maxim Gender: M
Maxim Gerhard Vallentin
born on 9 October 1904 at 05:30 (= 05:30 AM )
Place Berlin-Wilmersdorf, Germany, 52n2911, 13e1934
Timezone CET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 15°27' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 14°55 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 05°42'

Maxim Vallentin (at centre, at Maxim-Gorki-Theater, 1962)


German actor, theatre director, and SED-ZK member, noted as the long-term director at East Berlin's Maxim Gorki Theatre from 1952 to 1968.

Maxim Vallentin was a son of the actor Richard Vallentin (1874-1908) and the actress Elise Zachow-Vallentin (1876-1923). Ruth Cidor-Citroën (1906-2002), a textile artist trained at the Bauhaus, was a cousin. He took acting lessons at a Berlin drama school in 1921, then worked as an actor at the theatre under well-known directors such as Leopold Jeßner and Max Reinhardt.

Maxim Vallentin died in Berlin on 2 September 1987 at age 82.

Link to Wikipedia biography (German)


  • (has as) mentor relationship with Reinhardt, Max (born 9 September 1873)


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Berlin archives (no. 944).


  • Family : Childhood : Family noted (Both parents, actors)
  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 82)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (Stage)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Live Stage (Actor)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director (Stage, theatre)
  • Vocation : Politics : Party Affiliation (SED-ZK)