- Category : Entertain-Business-Manager-Agent
- Type : GP
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Split - Large
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Sphinx 3
Austrian stage actor and director. After acting lessons with Franz Herterich he made his debut in 1921 at the Raimund Theater in Vienna. From 1923 to 1932 he worked in Berlin. In 1932 he returned to the German National Theatre in Vienna, where he also worked as a director and dramaturge. After the annexation of Austria in 1938, he emigrated to the United States, where he directed on Broadway and taught acting, directing and theater history until 1956. In 1957 he returned to Austria and the Josefstadt Theatre; serving from 1959 as Assistant Director. His sons are the filmmaker and director Peter Schnitzler and the violinist and conservationist Michael Schnitzler. He died 12 July 1982, Vienna.