|Born||13 February 1949|
|Died||26 August 2015 (aged 66)|
|Occupation||Actor, film director, screenwriter, film producer|
Peter Kern (13 February 1949 – 26 August 2015) was an Austrian actor, film director, screenwriter, and producer. He appeared in more than 70 films and directed a further 25. He starred in the 1978 film Flaming Hearts, which was entered into the 28th Berlin International Film Festival. In 1980, he was a member of the jury at the 30th Berlin International Film Festival.
Two of Kern's later films, Blutsfreundschaft (2008) and Mörderschwestern (2011), featured Helmut Berger in a starring role. His last film was The Last Summer of the Rich ("Der letzte Sommer der Reichen"), which screened at the Berlin Film Festival in 2015.
- Ludwig: Requiem for a Virgin King (dir. Hans-Jürgen Syberberg, 1972), as Lakai Mayr, court barber Hoppe, and Röhm
- Tonight or Never (dir. Daniel Schmid, 1972), as Actor
- Adele Spitzeder (dir. Peer Raben, 1972, TV film), as Innkeeper
- Schattenreiter (dir. George Moorse, 1974), as Tony
- La Paloma (dir. Daniel Schmid, 1974), as Count Isidor Palewski
- The Wrong Move (dir. Wim Wenders, 1975), as Bernhard Landau
- Fox and His Friends (dir. Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1975), as Fatty Schmidt, flower salesman
- Mother Küsters' Trip to Heaven (dir. Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1975), as Night club owner
- The Sternstein Manor (dir. Hans W. Geißendörfer, 1976), as Toni Stadlhofer
- The Wild Duck (dir. Hans W. Geißendörfer, 1976), as Hjalmar Ekdal
- Group Portrait with a Lady (dir. Aleksandar Petrović, 1977), as Werner Hoyser
- Kleinhoff Hotel (dir. Carlo Lizzani, 1977), as Erich Müller
- Hitler: A Film from Germany (dir. Hans-Jürgen Syberberg, 1977), as Murderer from "M", Puppeteer, Mr. Ellerkamp, SS-Man, and Director of tourism
- Flaming Hearts (dir. Walter Bockmayer, 1978), as Peter Huber
- Despair (dir. Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1978), as Müller
- Bella Donna (dir. Peter Keglevic, 1983)
- The Roaring Fifties (dir. Peter Zadek, 1983), as Franz Arnusch
- Joan of Arc of Mongolia (dir. Ulrike Ottinger, 1989), as Mickey Katz
- Malina (dir. Werner Schroeter, 1991), as Bulgarian
- The Last Summer of the Rich (2015, director)
- "Peter Kern". Film Portal. Retrieved 7 January 2020.
- "IMDB.com: Awards for Flaming Hearts". imdb.com. Retrieved 7 August 2010.
- "Berlinale 1980: Juries". berlinale.de. Retrieved 15 August 2010.
- "Regisseur und Schauspieler Peter Kern ist gestorben". DiePresse.com (in German).
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