Diehl, Karl Ludwig

ACTOR (GERMANY)
BORN 14 Aug 1896, Halle an der Saale, Sachsen-Anhalt - DIED 8 Mar 1958, Penzberg, Bayern: Gut Berghof
GRAVE LOCATION München, Bayern: Waldfriedhof (085-W-56)

In 1919 Karl Ludwig Diehl visited the school of the Deutsche Theater in Berlin. He held theatre engagements in Wiesbaden and Munich. In 1924 he made his movie debut in "'Die Tragödie der Entehrten" and from 1929 onwards many more movies followed. In 1930 he married Mary von Ruffin (1909-2002), a sister of the actor Kurt von Riffin.

During the thirties he was among the most popular German actors and in 1939 Joseph Goebbels gave him the title of Staatsschauspieler (Actor of State). After the war he concentrated his career on the theatre.

Images

Karl Ludwig Diehl.
(1935-1936)

 

Karl Ludwig Diehl.
(1939-1940)
Picture by Foto Binz

 

Karl Ludwig Diehl.
Picture by Deka-Syndikat

 

The grave of Karl Ludwig Diehl at the Waldfriedhof, Munich.
Picture by Androom (17 Aug 2020)

 

The grave of Karl Ludwig Diehl at the Waldfriedhof, Munich.
Picture by Androom (17 Aug 2020)

 

Sources
• Scheibmayr, Erich, Letzte Heimat, Persönlichkeiten in Münchner Friedhöfen 1784-1984, Scheibmayr Verlag, München, 1985


Dierx, Léon

Published: 30 Aug 2020
Last update: 30 Aug 2020