After World War I, Diessl started training as a stage designer but left to pursue a professional career in acting. Meanwhile, he played for a touring company and in 1921 had his first fixed engagement at the Neue Wiener Bühne. That same year he ...
Gustav Karl Balthasar
Vienna, Austria-Hungary [now Austria]
The charismatic actor brings his research, his own memories of Mexico, and a nose for authenticity to his performance as Félix Gallardo.