Erns von Possart was a German actor and theatre director. Possart was born in Berlin and was early an actor at Breslau, Bern, and Hamburg. Photo by G. V. Trunov, Moscow, Russia, ca. early 1890 11.2 х 16.0 cm Ernst von POSSART (1841—1921), a German tragic actor and theatre director. Possart was born in Berlin and was early an actor at Breslau, Bern, and Hamburg. Traveled with theater in Europe and the United States, as well as in Russia on many occasions in 1891-1900. An anecdote about Possart claims that once, on stage, he recited Latin alphabet and made the entire audience weep. POSSART, VON E.