Karl Anton was born on October 25, 1898 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary [now Czech Republic] as Karel Anton. He was a director and writer, known for You Only You (1941), Die Wirtin zum Weißen Röß'l (1943) and Peter Voss, der Millionendieb (1946). He was married to Ruth Buchardt-Hansen. He died on April 12, 1979 in Berlin, Germany.