Bernhard Wicki
Date of Birth
Oct 28, 1919
Birth Place:
St. Polten, Austria

Biography

Trained in Vienna and Berlin, Bernhard Wicki began acting in films in the 1950s. Once he was firmly established as a performer, Wicki turned director with the highly acclaimed "defeatist" drama The Bridge. His later directorial efforts ran hot (Saboteur: Code Name Morituri) and cold (The Visit); among his more worthwhile assignments were a brace of films based on the works of Joseph Roth (False...