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Helmut Dietl
Born (1944-06-22)22 June 1944
Died 30 March 2015(2015-03-30) (aged 70)
Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Occupation Movie director, author
Years active 1974–2015

Helmut Dietl (22 June 1944 – 30 March 2015) was a German movie director and author. He was born in Bad Wiessee, but raised in Munich, Germany. He was known for directing the popular television series Monaco Franze – Der ewige Stenz.


Dietl died of lung cancer in Munich, Germany, aged 70.


  • 1996 Bavarian Film Awards, Best Director
  • 2013 Deutscher Filmpreis, lifetime achievement award
  • 2014 Bambi Award, lifetime achievement award

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