Hilde Krahl

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Hilde Krahl (1938)

Hilde Krahl , née Hildegard Kolačný (born January 10, 1917 in Brod ad Save ( Slavonia ); † June 28, 1999 in Vienna ), was an Austrian actress .


Hildegard Kolačný came as the daughter of the railway engineer Alois Kolačný and his wife Paula, nee. Kolb to the world. After graduating from high school in Vienna in 1935, she graduated from the Lambert-Offer drama school in 1936. Hilde Krahl made her debut in 1936 on the Wiener Kleinkunstbühne Literatur am Naschmarkt . This was followed by appearances in the Raimund Theater and at Scala Vienna . The next stop was the theater in der Josefstadt , to which she belonged until 1966. From 1938 to 1944 she was also on stage at the Deutsches Theater in Berlin.

In addition to the theater, the cinema was also part of her field of activity. In 1936 she first appeared in the film The Puppet Fairy . Other films followed, the most successful being the adaptation of Alexander Pushkin's story The Postmaster with Heinrich George (1940), when she portrayed his daughter Dunja.

After the war she continued her career. She received engagements at numerous theaters and leading roles in films. Her portrayal of Bertha von Suttner , the first ever Nobel Peace Prize laureate, in Heart of the World (1952) was particularly impressive . She later appeared on television, including in the series Die liebe Familie .

The daughter Johanna Liebeneiner , who is also an actress, comes from her marriage with the director Wolfgang Liebeneiner in 1944 .

Hilde Krahl left her body to science. Anatomy memorial at Vienna's Central Cemetery . A memorial stone is located in the Ostfriedhof in Munich.

Her written estate is in the archive of the Academy of the Arts in Berlin.


Radio plays


Web links

Commons : Hilde Krahl  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. knerger.de: The grave of Hilde Krahl
  2. Hilde Krahl Archive Inventory overview on the website of the Academy of the Arts in Berlin.