Leni Riefenstahl’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Aug 22, 1902

Death Date

Sep 8, 2003

Age of Death

101 years

Cause of Death



Movie Actress

The movie actress Leni Riefenstahl died at the age of 101. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Director and actress who played Martha in Lowlands, which she directed in 1954.

Her second marriage was to Horst Kettner in 2003.

Throughout her life, she denied having known about the Holocaust. Besides directing, Riefenstahl released an autobiography and wrote several books on the Nuba people. Riefenstahl died of cancer on 8 September 2003 at the age of 101 and was buried at Munich Waldfriedhof.



Reality doesn’t interest me.


I want to see, that’s all. This is my life. I want to see.


Through my optimism I naturally prefer and capture the beauty in life.


I set about seeking a thread, a theme, a style, in the realm of legend. Something that might allow me to give free rein to my juvenile sense of romanticism and the beautiful image.


I am fascinated by what is beautiful, strong, healthy, what is living. I seek harmony.