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 Francis Lederer

Francis Lederer

Birth
Prague, Okres Praha, Prague Capital City, Czech Republic
Death 25 May 2000 (aged 100)
Palm Springs, Riverside County, California, USA
Burial Cathedral City, Riverside County, California, USA
Plot Faith & Hope Core 4 Wall 15, Lot 0, Space 1314
Memorial ID 6622718 · View Source
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Actor. Worked as an extra on stage in his youth. From 1918 he played in Germany and started his theater career. In 1928 he maded his debut in the cinema in Germany. After, he went to England and United States. He decided to stay in due to the political situation in Germanym and became active in civil affairs and in leftist politics. His most memorables roles was in the silent film "Pandora's box" (1929), Mitchell Leisen's "Midnight" (1939) and "Confessions of a nazy spy." He taught classes at the American National Academy of Performing Arts in Los Angeles until one week before his death. Lederer said the secret of longevity "is to live a long time."


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 20 Jul 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6622718
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Francis Lederer (6 Nov 1899–25 May 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6622718, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Cathedral City), Cathedral City, Riverside County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .