Paul Richter made his mark in the world of entertainment when he worked on the mystery "Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler" (1922) with Rudolf Klein-Rogge. In 1921, he made an early screen appearance in "Das Indische Grabmal" ("The Indian Tomb"). In 1922, he starred in Fritz Lang's "Dr. Mabuse," which also featured his wife, Aude Egede-Nissen. In 1959, he made his final screen appearance in "Der Schäfer Vom Trutzberg." Richter was married to Aud Egede Nissen.