- Category : 1897-births
- Type : R
- Profile : 5/2 - Heretical / Hermit
- Definition : None
- Incarnation Cross : LAX The Alpha 1
German stage and screen actor, and film and theatre director, who appeared in more than thirty films from 1953 to 1962. He often played character roles, such as captain, manager or inspector.
Arpe was also politically active; in 1923 he founded the Communist Protection Association of German actors in northern Germany.
He died on 3 October 1962, aged 65, in Kleinmachnow, East Germany.