Herta Staal

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Herta Staal (born March 29, 1930 in Vienna , actually Herta Staly ) is an Austrian film actress and singer .

life and career

She received dance training from Dia Lucca and Hedy Pfundmayr at the Vienna State Opera , where she was a ballet dancer. From 1947 to 1949 she attended the Academy for Music and Performing Arts and the Vienna Conservatory . In 1948 she made her debut in the operetta Spring in the Prater of Robert Stolz .

Until 1950 she worked at the Bürgerertheater and in 1950/51 at the Landesbühne Graz . With her first husband, the composer Hans Rahner , she went to Berlin and in 1952 to Willy Maertens at the Thalia Theater in Hamburg. In the 1950s she was extremely successful as a film actress and also appeared in TV productions . Especially in homeland films and comedies, she took on leading and supporting roles, including the title role in Die Rosel vom Schwarzwald in 1956 . In 1993 she finished her acting work. Herta Staal lives secluded in Munich.


  • 1957: two hearts full of bliss
  • 1957: Every night in a different bed
  • 1958: Gioconda's smile (TV)
  • 1959: The Rats (TV)
  • 1959–60: There are always three options (TV series)
  • 1960: It Happened on the Border (TV series)
  • 1961: Look homeward, angel (TV)
  • 1963: two measures (TV)
  • 1963: love has to be learned
  • 1963: my daughter and me
  • 1963: Italian Night (as Leni, TV)
  • 1966: The Years Gone Away (TV)
  • 1967: Free! (TV)
  • 1969: Waltz Dream (TV)
  • 1967: Free (TV)
  • 1971: No, No Nanette (TV)
  • 1974: Stop the thief! (TV series How Would You Decide? )
  • 1975: Depression (TV)
  • 1977: The expulsion from paradise

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