Verhoeven, Paul

ACTOR, DIRECTOR, THEATRE MANAGER (GERMANY)
BORN 23 Jun 1901, Unna, Nordrhein-Westfalen - DIED 22 Mar 1975, München, Bayern
GRAVE LOCATION München, Bayern: Waldfriedhof (095-W-3)

Paul Verhoeven grew up in simple circumstances. He worked as an actor and a director in München, Dresden, Wien, Frankfurt am Main and Berlin. He married the actress Doris Kiesow in 1930. They had three children, among them actress Lis Verhoeven. In 1935 he wrote the libretto for Edmnd Nick's "Das kleine Hofkonzert" together with Toni Impekoven. In 1937 he had a son by his affair with Edith Schultze-Westrum, Thomas.

From 1945 to 1948 he was the artistic director of the Bavarian State Theatre. From 1950 onwards he was a director at the Kleine Komödie in Munich. In 1975 he died of heart failure when he was delivering the eulogy for the actress Therese Giehse at the Munich Kammerspiele on 22 March 1975.

Family
• Wife: Kiesow, Doris (1930-)

Related persons
• was the lover of Schultze-Westrum, Edith

Images

The grave of Paul Verhoeven and Doris Kiesow at the Waldfriedhof, Munich.
Picture by Androom (22 Aug 2007)

 

Sources
Paul Verhoeven (Regisseur – Wikipedia


Verhulst, Johannes Josephus Hermanus

Published: 02 Dec 2018
Last update: 03 Jul 2021