Gustl Waldau (Gustl Waldau)

Gustl  Waldau

Actor. Real name Gustav Freiherr von Rummel. One of Germany’s leading stage performers. After military service and a stint as a journalist, he made his acting debut in 1897 at the K├Âlner Stadttheater, the beginning of a 60-year career. He also appeared in over 100 films, including “Little Dorrit” (1934), “Yvette” (1938), “Munchausen” (as Casanova, 1943), and “Lola Montes” (1955). Together with his wife Hertha von Hagen he was a longtime member of the Bayerisches Staatsschauspiel. He was awarded the Max-Reinhardt-Ring and the Goethe Medal, among many other honors.

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  • February, 27, 1871


  • May, 25, 1958


  • Bogenhausener Friedhof
  • Germany

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