|Born||in Dresden, Germany|
|Died||in Munich, Bavaria, West Germany (esophageal cancer)|
|Birth Name||Emil Erich Kästner|
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Erich Kästner was born on February 23, 1899 in Dresden, Germany as Emil Erich Kästner. He was a writer and actor, known for The Parent Trap (1998), Das doppelte Lottchen (1950) and Emil und die Detektive (1931). He died on July 29, 1974 in Munich, Bavaria, West Germany.