Peter Kern (actor)

Peter Kern (13 February 1949 26 August 2015) was an Austrian actor, film director, screenwriter, and producer. He appeared in more than 70 films and directed a further 25. He starred in the 1978 film Flaming Hearts, which was entered into the 28th Berlin International Film Festival.[1] In 1980, he was a member of the jury at the 30th Berlin International Film Festival.[2][3]

Peter Kern
Born(1949-02-13)13 February 1949
Vienna, Austria
Died26 August 2015(2015-08-26) (aged 66)
Vienna, Austria
OccupationActor, film director, screenwriter, film producer
Years active1957–2015

Two of Kern's later films, Blutsfreundschaft (2008) and Mörderschwestern (2011), featured Helmut Berger in a starring role. His last film was The Last Summer of the Rich ("Der letzte Sommer der Reichen"), which screened at the Berlin Film Festival in 2015.

Selected filmography




  1. " Awards for Flaming Hearts". Retrieved 7 August 2010.
  2. "Berlinale 1980: Juries". Retrieved 15 August 2010.
  3. "Regisseur und Schauspieler Peter Kern ist gestorben". (in German).
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