Heidi Kabel

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Heidi Kabel
Heidi Kabel Portrait.jpg
Heidi Kabel in 1984
Born Heidi Bertha Auguste Kabel
(1914-08-27)27 August 1914
Hamburg, Germany
Died 15 June 2010(2010-06-15) (aged 95)
Hamburg, Germany
Occupation Actress
Years active 1932–2007
Spouse(s) Hans Mahler (1937–1970)
(his death)
Children Heidi Mahler

Heidi Bertha Auguste Kabel (27 August 1914 – 15 June 2010) was a German musician and actress. Most of her stage roles were performed at the Ohnsorg-Theater in Hamburg, many of them in Low German.

Heidi Kabel was born in Hamburg. She was married to stage director and actor Hans Mahler, who died in 1970. Their daughter, Heidi Mahler, is also an actress.


  • Bambi 1984, 1990, 2004
  • Biermann-Ratjen-Medaille, Hamburg 1984
  • Bürgermeister-Stolten-Medaille for art and science, Hamburg 1981
  • Edelweiß of the magazine "Frau im Spiegel" 1993
  • Ehrenkommissarin of the Hamburg Police 1994
  • Honour medal for art and science, Hamburg 1989
  • Goldene Kamera 1985
  • Goldener Bildschirm 1967, 1972
  • Hermann-Löns-Medaille in platin for special services to the Volksmusik 1989
  • Richard-Ohnsorg-Preis 1983
  • Silberne Maske of the Hamburger Volksbühne 1982
  • Silbernes Lorbeerblatt of the Dramatiker-Union 1986

She didn't accept the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, due to an old hanseatic tradition.

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