Friedl Czepa

Friedl Czepa (1898–1973) was an Austrian stage, film and television actress. Czepa made her film debut in 1935, and went on to appear in roughly thirty cinema and television films during her career. Along with Oskar Sima, Fred Hennings and Leni Riefenstahl she was identified as being an active supporter of the Nazi Party.[1] She was the director of the Vienna Stadttheater from 1940 to 1945. Because of her Nazi links, she received a professional ban following the Second World War but slowly rebuilt her career.

Friedl Czepa
Born3 September 1898
Died22 June 1973
Other namesFriederike Pfaffeneder
Years active1935–1969 (film)

She was married three her times; her husbands included Hans Schott-Schöbinger and Rolf Wanka.

Selected filmographys


  1. Dassanowsky p.108


  • Dassanowsky, Robert. Austrian Cinema: A History. McFarland & Company, 2005.

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