Leonhard Müllner

Leonhard Müllner



Leonhard Müllner (1910 - 1993) was a German film and television director and screenwriter. He is best known for his work in the 1960s and 1970s, directing several notable films and television series.

Müllner was born in 1910 in Berlin, Germany. His parents were both of Jewish descent, and he grew up in a middle-class family. At a young age, he developed a strong interest in film and television, and in 1933 he enrolled in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Müllner began his career in the film industry as an assistant director on a series of low-budget films in the late 1930s. He eventually rose to the rank of director in the 1950s, directing several critically acclaimed films and television series.

In 1960, Müllner directed his first feature film, Die Nacht der Vögel (The Night of the Birds). The film was a commercial and critical success, and was nominated for several awards.

In the 1960s and 1970s, Müllner directed several popular television series, including Der Kommissar (The Commissioner) and Die Abenteuer des Rabbi Jacob (The Adventures of Rabbi Jacob). He also directed several films, including Der Erlöser (The Savior) and Der Hexer (The Sorcerer).

Müllner continued to direct films and television series until the early 1990s. He died in 1993 at the age of 83.

Throughout his career, Müllner directed over thirty feature films and television series, and received numerous awards and nominations. He is remembered as one of the most influential directors of the German film industry, and his work continues to be praised for its realism and attention to detail.

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