Biography

Emil Erich Kästner (23 February 1899 – 29 July 1974) was a German author, poet, screenwriter and satirist, known primarily for his humorous, socially astute poetry and for children's books including Emil and the Detectives. He received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal in 1960 for his autobiography Als ich ein kleiner Junge war.

Emil Erich Kästner (23 February 1899 – 29 July 1974) was a German author, poet, screenwriter and satirist, known primarily for his humorous, socially astute poetry and for children's books including Emil and the Detectives. He received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal in 1960 for his autobiography Als ich ein kleiner Junge war.

Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Male

Known Credits 29

Birthday 1899-02-23

Day of Death 1974-07-29

Place of Birth Dresden, Germany

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • -

Writing TV ShowsMovies

2010 Animals United Novel
2007 Das doppelte Lottchen Novel
2003 The Flying Classroom Novel
2001 Emil and the Detectives Novel
1999 Annaluise & Anton Novel
1998 The Parent Trap Novel
1995 خواهران غریب Novel
1994 Charlie & Louise - Das doppelte Lottchen Novel
1986 The Parent Trap II Writer
1985 Drei Männer Im Schnee Author
1973 The Flying Classroom Novel
1969 The conference of animals Novel
1964 Emil and the Detectives Novel
1961 The Parent Trap Novel
1957 Pega Ladrão Writer
1957 Salzburg Stories Writer
1955 The Three Men in the Snow Screenplay Novel
1954 Emil and the Detectives Novel
1954 The Flying Classroom Screenplay Novel
1953 Annaluise & Anton Novel
1950 Two Times Lotte Screenplay Novel
1943 Münchhausen Screenplay
1938 Paradise for Three Novel
1936 Stackars miljonärer Novel
1935 Emil and the Detective Novel
1931 Emil and the Detectives Screenplay Novel
1931 Das Ekel Screenplay
1930 I'd Rather Have Cod Liver Oil Writer

Acting

1955 The Three Men in the Snow as Narrator
1954 The Flying Classroom
1951 Deutscher Filmpreis (Lola) (2 episodes) as himself
1950 Two Times Lotte as Narrator

By signing up for an account on TMDb, you can post directly to Twitter and Facebook.

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

Global

s focus the search bar
p open profile menu
esc close an open window
? open keyboard shortcut window

On media pages

b go back (or to parent when applicable)
e go to edit page

On TV season pages

(right arrow) go to next season
(left arrow) go to previous season

On TV episode pages

(right arrow) go to next episode
(left arrow) go to previous episode

On all image pages

a open add image window

On all edit pages

t open translation selector
ctrl+ s submit form

On discussion pages

n create new discussion
w toggle watching status
p toggle public/private
c toggle close/open
a open activity
r reply to discussion
l go to last reply
ctrl+ enter submit your message
(right arrow) next page
(left arrow) previous page