William Dieterle

William Dieterle


William Dieterle
Film: North side of the 6900 block of Hollywood Boulevard
Born July 15, 1893 in Ludwigshafen, Rheinpfalz, Germany
Died Dec. 8, 1972 in Munich, Germany

William Dieterle was perhaps best known for directing a series of film biographies of famous persons, including the critically acclaimed "The Story of Louis Pasteur."

"A Midsummer Night's Dream," "Kismet" and "Salome," with Rita Hayworth, were among his other best-known films.

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    Academy Awards

    Year Category Work
    1937 Best Director The Life of Emile Zola Nomination

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