Gila von Weitershausen Movies and Career Information
Mar 21, 1944
Baroness Gila von Weitershausen (born March 21, 1944 (1944-03-21) (age 66) ) is a German actress. Born in Trebnitz, (today Trzebnica), Lower Silesia, Germany (today Poland) into an aristocratic family, she has three brothers and two sister and is the great-granddaughter of Georg Graf von Hertling. Gila von Weitershausen became popular in the late 1960s when she appeared in German comedy films, for example alongside Uschi Glas. One of the films from that period about swinging sixties Bavaria, Engelchen oder Die Jungfrau von Bamberg, gave her the nickname Engelchen ("Little Angel"), which was used by the tabloid press for decades. By common consent one of her best performances so far has been in Die Fälschung (Circle of Deceit, 1981), a film directed by Volker Schlöndorff, where she played opposite Hanna Schygulla and Bruno Ganz. She was married to fellow actor Martin Lüttge (1966–1972) and had a relationship with movie director Louis Malle (1970–1973), who is the father of her son, Manuel Cuotemoc (born 1971). Since 1994, she has been married to Hartmut Wahle. Von Weitershausen regularly appears in television movies to this day.