Kutschera, Rolf

ACTOR, THEATRE MANAGER (AUSTRIA)
BORN 6 Jan 1916, Wien - DIED 22 Jan 2012, Wien
REAL NAME Kucera, Adolf
GRAVE LOCATION Wien: Zentralfriedhof, Simmeringer Hauptstraße 234, Simmering (Gruppe 40, Nummer 77 (Ehrengrab))

Rolf Kutschera took acting lessons with Rudolf Beer in Vienna. He was also educated as a pianist and as a composer for cabaret. In 1937 he was engaged at the Theater an der Wien. In 1938 he moved to Heidelberg and engagements in Linz (1939) and at the Volkstheater in Vienna (1940) followed.

After the war he wrote and performed cabaret conferences and he worked at the Scala in Vienna. He also appreared in movies that he produced himself. From 1950 he mostly worked in Berlin as an actor and as a director. From 1965 he was the artistical director of the Theater an der Wien. He was married to the actress Susanne von Almassy. The actor Franz Kutschera (1909-1991) was his brother.

Family
• Wife: Almassy, Susanne von (-2009)

Sources
Rolf Kutschera – Wikipedia

Images

The grave of Susanne Almassy and Rolf Kutschera at the Zentralfriedhof, Vienna.
Picture by Androom (21 Aug 2012)

 


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Published: 30 Jul 2017
Last update: 30 Jul 2017