William Thiele Overview

William Thiele


A native of Vienna, Austria, director William Thiele began his career at the age of 19 as a stage actor following studies at the Vienna Conservatory. In 1923, he directed his first Austrian film. Three years later, he was working with the UFA in Berlin where he became known for making entertaining, lighthearted mainstream films. In 1930, he earned international acclaim for Die Drei von der...