Paul Löwinger senior

Intro 1904–1988 Austrian actor
A.K.A. Paul Löwinger
Was Actor Stage actor Film actor
From Austria
Type Film, Television, Stage and Radio
Gender male
Birth 10 November 1904, Laa an der Thaya, Austria
Death 17 December 1988, Vienna, Austria (aged 84 years)
Star sign Scorpio

Paul Löwinger (10 November 1904 – 17 December 1988) was an Austrian actor, theatre manager and writer. While still a child, he performed on his parents' stage, the Löwinger Bühne. In 1938 they were probably the first theatre ensemble which performed in front of television cameras. The same year he married Liesl Meinhard. The couple had three children: Guggi Löwinger, Sissy Löwinger and Paul Löwinger. He took over the Löwinger Bühne in 1947. Löwinger wrote numerous comedies and well known plays. His plays were often broadcast on television. He also took part in numerous German and Austrian films, such as "Zyankali" (1947) or "Kaiserball" (1956) and became internationally popular. His daughter Sissy managed the family-owned theatre until her death on September 25, 2011. Löwinger was buried (like his wife) at the Wiener Zentralfriedhof.

Selected filmography

His Daughter is Called Peter (1936) Emperor's Ball (1956) The Beautiful Master (1956)

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