Eric Pohlmann

Eric Pohlmann

18 Jul 1913 – 25 Jul 1979

Erich Pollak was born on 18 July 1913 in Vienna, Austria

In 1939, he followed his fiancée and later wife, actress Lieselotte Goettinger into exile in London. Until mid-1941, both were kept in an internment camp. After their release, Eric took part in propaganda broadcasts against the Nazis on the BBC World Service. In order to earn a living, the Pohlmanns temporarily took positions in the household of the Duke of Bedford, Lieselotte as a cook and Eric, as he was now known, as butler.

Eric died on 25 July 1979 in Bad Reichenhall, Upper Bavaria, Germany, he was 66.

Eric Pohlmann’s Hammer Appearances (7)