Salka Viertel

Actress + Scriptwriter + Pianist
Born Jun 15, 1889
Hometown Sambir
Died Oct 20, 1978
Death Place Switzerland
Other Names Salomea Steuermann

Salka Viertel was an actress and screenwriter. The pianist and composer Eduard Steuermann was her brother. Mrs. Viertel was born Salomea Steuermann in Sambor, a city then in the province of Galicia, which was a part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, but today is in western Ukraine.… Read More

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1889 Birth Born on June 15, 1889.


1920 31 Years Old Salka Viertel was married to Berthold Viertel and they had three sons, one of whom, Peter Viertel, born in 1920 and an accomplished writer and screenwriter, was married to actress Deborah Kerr from 1960 until his death in 2007.
1928 39 Years Old The Viertels, members of the Jewish-German intelligentsia, moved to the United States in 1928 for a planned four year stay. … Read More


1978 89 Years Old Salka Viertel died in Klosters, Switzerland, on 20 October 1978, aged 89.
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