Wolf, Konrad

DIRECTOR (GERMANY)
BORN 20 Oct 1925, Hechingen, Würtemberg - DIED 8 Mar 1982, Berlin
GRAVE LOCATION Berlin: Städtischer Zentralfriedhof Friedrichsfelde, Gudrunstrasse, Lichtenberg (Pergolenweg)

Konrad Wolf was the son of the author Friedrich Wolf and the brother of the Stasi spy Marcus Wolf. Aged ten he played in the movie "Kämpfer" that was filmed by German communists in Moscow. When he was seventeen years he joined the Red Army and he was among the troops that reached Berlin in 1945. He left the Soviet Army in 1948.

In Moscow he studied at the Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography. In 1959 he won a prize at the Cannes festival for his film "Sterne". He won several prizes further in Moscow. In the DDR he worked as a director for DEFA. From 1960 to 1978 he was married to the actress Christel Bodenstein. They had a son, Mirko (b.1961).

Images

The grave of Konrad Wolf at the Städtischer Zentralfriedhof Friedrichsfelde, Berlin.
Picture by Androom (14 Nov 2004)

 

Sources
Baedeker Berlin, Baedeker Verlag, Stuttgart, 1994
• Hammer, Klaus, Historische Friedhöfe & Grabmäler in Berlin, Stattbuch Verlag, Berlin, 1994
• Hoffmann, Joachim, Berlin Friedrichsfelde, Ein Deutscher Nationalfriedhof, Das Neue Berlin, Berlin, 2001
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Konrad Wolf - Wikipedia


Wolff, Amalie

Published: 30 Sep 2018
Last update: 30 Sep 2018