Who? Dachshund Lover Ernst Hofmann (1880 - 1945) was a German theatre and film actor and producer who worked in over 80 films. He was considered one of Germany's most attractive actors in the early 1900's. In the 1930's and early 1940's he published light novels and crime stories using the pseudonym 'Ernst Hofmann von Schönholtz.'Source We don't know the names of his attractive smooth dachshunds.