Jochen Diestelmann was born on 3 June 1922 in Darmstadt, Germany. He was an actor and assistant director, known for The Immortals (1974), Erziehung vor Verdun. Der große Krieg der weißen Männer (1973) and Die schwarze Galeere (1962). He was previously married to Hildegard Diestelmann. He died on 20 January 1983 in East Berlin, East Germany.