Schultze-Westrum, Edith

ACTOR (GERMANY)
BORN 30 Dec 1904, Mainz-Kastel - DIED 20 Mar 1981, München
GRAVE LOCATION München, Bayern: Waldfriedhof Solln (16-W-24)

Daighter of an army officer. She worked in a laboratory to pay for her acting lessons before she debuted at the Kammerspiele in Munich. From 1935 to 1945 she worked for the Bavarian State Theatre under direction of Otto Falckenberg.

From 1940 to 1945 she was married to film producer Toni Schelkopf. She had two children, Regine and Thomas. Thomas was born from an affair with Paul Verhoeven.

After the Second World War she continued her career at several theatres and she also appeared in several movies. Towards the end of her life she appeared in television series. She died in 1981 and Heinz Rühmann spoke at her funeral.

Sources
Edith Schultze-Westrum – Wikipedia


Images

The grave of Edith Schultze-Westrum at the Waldfriedhof Solln, Munich.
Picture by Androom (19 Aug 2012)

 

The grave of Edith Schultze-Westrum at the Waldfriedhof Solln, Munich.
Picture by Androom (19 Aug 2012)

 


Schumacher, Fritz

Published: 8 Nov 2015
Last update: 8 Nov 2015