Harry Piel was born on 12 July 1892 in Düsseldorf, Germany. He was a director and writer, known for Menschen und Masken, 1. Teil - Der falsche Emir (1924), Der Herr der Welt (1934) and Diplomaten (1918). He was previously married to Dary Holm and Johanna Präder. He died on 27 March 1963 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.