Kutschera, Viktor

ACTOR, DIRECTOR (AUSTRIA)
BORN 2 May 1863, Wien - DIED 20 Jan 1933, Wien
GRAVE LOCATION Wien: Zentralfriedhof, Simmeringer Hauptstraße 234, Simmering (Gruppe 30 D, Reihe 1, Nummer 25)

Viktor Kutschera was the son of a railway engineer. He debuted as an actor in Meiningen in 1884 and was engaged at the Hoftheater in that city until 1889. After his return to Vienna he was engaged at the new Deutschen Volkstheater, where he stayed for the rest of his career, except for 1895-1898, when he was engaged at the Burgtheater. He also appeared in over 20 movies between 1912 and 1926.

In 1890 or 1900 he married the actress Elsa Sedlmeyer. they had a daughter, Tilly. She also became an actress, but she killed herself in 1920. Viktor Kutschera died in 1933 in Vienna.

Family
• Daughter: Kutschera, Tilly
• Wife: Sedlmeyer, Else

Sources
• Budig, Robert S. et al, Ehrengräber am Wiener Zentralfriedhof, Compress Verlag Wien, Wien
Internet Movie Database
Porträt des Schauspielers Victor Kutschera by Thomas Staedeli

Images

The grave of Victor Kutschera at the Zentralfriedhof, Vienna.
Picture by Androom (21 Aug 2012)

 


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Published: 30 Jul 2017
Last update: 30 Jul 2017