Leontine Anna-Maria Friedl von Liebentreu was born on July 24, 1943 in Vienna, Austria. The daughter of cinematographer Fritz von Friedl [1901-1971], her brother is actor Fritz von Friedl II [1942- ] and she is the aunt of actor Christoph Friedl [1976- ].
As Loni von Friedl, she has made over 90 film and television appearances since her debut in “Der fidele Bauer” in 1951. She’s probably best remembered for her appearance as Elfi Heidemann in “The Blue Max” (1966). Loni appeared in only one Euro-western “The Moment to Kill” (1968) as Regina Forrester.
Loni was married to actor Götz George from 1966-1976 with whom she had a daughter Tanja. She later married actor Jürgen Schmidt [1938–2004] from 1995 until his death in 2004.
Today we celebrate the Loni von Friedl’s 70th birthday.