Austrian movie stars died in 1994

Here are 2 famous actors from Austria died in 1994:

Kurt Meisel

Kurt Meisel (August 18, 1912 Vienna-April 4, 1994 Vienna) also known as Kurt Franz-Joseph Meisel or Gerd Ammeis was an Austrian actor and film director.

Meisel began his acting career in the 1930s in the theaters of Vienna and eventually became a prominent actor on both stage and screen. He worked on more than 130 film and television productions throughout his career, some of his notable roles include "Ivanhoe" (1952), "The Buddenbrooks" (1959), and "The Good Soldier Schweik" (1960).

In addition to acting, Meisel also worked as a film director and made his directorial debut with the film "Gestehen Sie, Dr. Corda!" in 1958. He went on to direct several other films including "Es muß nicht immer Kaviar sein" (1961) and "Die goldene Gans" (1964).

Meisel was married to fellow actress Paula Wessely, a prominent figure in Austrian theater and film. Despite facing controversy due to their marriage during World War II, the couple remained together until Wessely's death in 2000.

After a successful career spanning several decades, Kurt Meisel passed away in Vienna in 1994 at the age of 81.

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Walter Riml

Walter Riml (September 23, 1905 Innsbruck-June 21, 1994 Steinach am Brenner) also known as Riml was an Austrian camera operator, cinematographer and actor. He had one child, Christian Riml.

Walter Riml began his career in the film industry in the 1920s and went on to work with acclaimed directors such as Fritz Lang and Max Ophüls. He is best known for his work as a camera operator on Lang's "M" and Ophüls' "Lola Montès". In addition to his work behind the camera, Riml also appeared as an actor in several films, including Ophüls' "La Signora di tutti". However, Riml's real passion was in nature photography and he dedicated much of his later years to capturing the beauty of the Austrian Alps. His work was widely acclaimed and exhibited throughout his life. Despite his prolific career in film, Riml remained a humble and private individual. He passed away in 1994 at the age of 88.

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