Hilde Krahl - Rotten Tomatoes

Hilde Krahl

Highest Rated:   Not Available
Lowest Rated:   Not Available
Birthplace:   Brod, Austria-Hungary (now Slavonski Brod, Croatia)
Hildegard Kolačný, born August 10, 1917, in Brod at the Save in Croatia, grew up inVienna and at first studied music after finishing school. She then changed to dramaschool and subsequently became a cast member of Theater in der Josefstadt from 1936to 1966. From 1938 to 1944, she played at Berlin's Deutsches Theater under HeinzHilpert.Simultaneously to her stage debut, she also made her movie debut in 1936 in"Die Puppenfee" ("The Fairy Dolly"). She then became known to a larger audience (andto director Willi Forst) as school girl Gertrude in "Mädchenpensionat". Forst thengave her a more significant role in "Serenade". In her following films, Krahl playedmost different female characters ranging from simple girls to successful andfastidious society ladies. Her part in Gustav Ucicky's Pushkin adaptation "DerPostmeister" ("The Stationmaster") in 1940 finally made her a star. In 1942/43, Krahl played the title role in Helmut Käutner's "Anuschka". In"Träumerei", she was Clara Schumann, a strong woman fighting with all her heartagainst the geistige Umnachtung of her husband, the composer Robert Schumann. In1944, Krahl married the director and Ufa head of production, Professor WolfgangLiebeneiner with whom she had previously done two films: "Das andere Ich" and"Grosstadtmelodie" ("Melody of a Great City"). After the war, Krahl was a castmember of several theatres, in Hamburg, Zürich, Frankfurt/Main, and Munich, amongothers, and made memorable performances in a great number of most different roles.In her films, Hilde Krahl was also cast in parts rather contrary in character: sheplayed the companion of a physically and emotionally torn soldier returning from warcaptivity in "Liebe 47" ("Love 47), the courageous writer Bertha von Suttner in"Herz der Welt" ("The Alfred Nobel Story"), as well as Lady Churchill, a schemingand quick-witted court lady in "Das Glas Wasser" ("A Glass of Water"). From 1954 on, Krahl also workedfor TV productions, mainly film adatations, but also appeared in successful TVseries such as "Hallo - Hotel Sacher . Portier!", or "Derrick". After pausing filmwork for several years, Krahl returned to the screen and appeared in several TVseries during the 1990s. On June 28, 1999, Hilde Krahl died in Vienna.



No Score Yet Der Postmeister (The Stationmaster)
  • Actor
No Score Yet Das Glas Wasser (A Glass of Water)
  • Actor
No Score Yet Liebe '47 (Love' 47)
  • Actor
No Score Yet Liliom
  • Actor
No Score Yet Kinder, Mütter und ein General (Children, Mother, and the General)
  • Actor
No Score Yet Herz der Welt (No Greater Love) (The Alfred Nobel Story)
  • Bertha von Suttner
No Score Yet Träumerei
  • Actor
No Score Yet Komodianten
  • Actor
No Score Yet Serenade
  • Actor
No Score Yet Mein Vater, der Schauspieler
  • Actor

Quotes from Hilde Krahl's Characters

No quotes approved yet.