Theimer, Gretl

ACTOR (AUSTRIA)
BORN 27 Nov 1911, Wien - DIED 14 Mar 1972, München, Bayern
GRAVE LOCATION München, Bayern: Waldfriedhof (426-3-662)

Gretl Theimer was educated as a ballet dancer and danced in the children's ballet of the State Opera in Vienna. Subsequently she made herself a name by singing in operetta's on Austrian and German stages.

The music film "Zwei Herzen in Dreivierteltakt" (1930) turned her into a movie star. The title song was a that movie was a great succes as well. During the thirties she made many succesfull movies, but after "Falstaff in Wien" (1940) she disappeared from the movies. From 1952 onwards she had small parts in several movies.

She died in 1972 and was buried at the Waldfriedhof in Munich. In 1991 the actress Annie Markart was buried in the same grave.

Related persons
• has a connection with Markart, Annie

Sources
Porträt der Schauspielerin Gretl Theimer by Thomas Staedeli
• Scheibmayr, Erich, Wer? Wann? Wo?, Persönlichkeiten in Münchner Friedhöfen, Verlag Erich Scheibmayr, München, 1989
Gretl Theimer – Wikipedia

Images

Gretl Theimer.
 

The grave of Gretl Theimer and Annie Markart at the Waldfriedhof, Munich.
Picture by Androom (22 Aug 2007)

 

Gretl Theimer.
(1930-1931)
Picture by Atelier Balazs, Berlin

 

Gretl Theimer.
Picture by Schneider, Berlin

 

Gretl Theimer.
(1932-1933)
Picture by Atelier Binder, Berlin, phot.

 


Thesiger, Frederic, 1st Baron Chelmsford

Published: 8 Feb 2008
Last update: 18 Sep 2016