Actor, Film director
1886 – 1931
Who was Lupu Pick?
Born in Romania, Pick's father was a Jewish Austrian, his mother, of Romanian origin. He began as a stage actor in Hamburg, Flensburg and Berlin before 1910. In 1917 he founded the film company Rex-Film AG.
He served on the board of the Film Association of Industrialists, SPIO and the Film Directors Association of Germany and worked intensively to establish the union-based umbrella organization of Filmmakers in Germany. He was the organization's first chairman.