Harald Reinl


Birthday July 8, 1908

Birth Sign Cancer

Birthplace Austria

DEATH DATE Oct 9, 1986 (78)

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Austrian-born director remembered for numerous films based on books by Karl May and Edgar Wallace. He also directed several war films and other movies set in the German wilderness.

Before Fame

He started his career as an extra in the mountain films of Arnold Fanck.


He worked as a screenwriter on a 1954 movie called Tiefland.

Family Life

He was married three times. His second wife, Karin Dor, was a popular German screen actress.

Associated With

He made films based on Karl May's books.