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Date of Birth 18 February 1896Berlin, Germany
Date of Death 4 September 1964Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany
Birth NameLothar Max Lütcke

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Lothar Müthel was born on February 18, 1896 in Berlin, Germany as Lothar Max Lütcke. He was an actor, known for The Golem (1920), Der müde Tod (1921) and Fridericus Rex - 4. Teil: Schicksalswende (1923). He was married to Marga Reuter. He died on September 4, 1964 in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany.

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Marga Reuter (1918 - 1936) (divorced) (1 child)

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Father of Lola Müthel, mother: Marga Reuter.
German silent screen actor and stage actor/director. Trained at the Max Reinhardt Seminar and with the Deutsche Theater until 1917. Director of the Vienna Burgtheater, 1939-45.
He was acting director in Frankfurt from 1951 to 1956.
Following the Anchluss of Austria to Nazi Germany, Müthel was appointed as director of the Burgtheater in Vienna. He held that position from 1939 until the fall of the Nazi regime in 1945. Under his directorship in 1943, a notoriously extreme production of The Merchant of Venice was staged at the Burgtheater, with Werner Krauss as Shylock.

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