Dieter Wedel
Director

Allegations Summary:
Rape, sexual harassment
Industry:
Alleged Victim Gender:
Female

Dieter Wedel is a German film and television director known for his work on Der SchattenmannDer große Bellheim, and Einmal im Leben – Geschichte eines Eigenheims.

In 2018, several women accused Wedel of serious sexual misconduct, including allegations of sexual harassment and attempted rape.

One actress accused Wedel of raping her in 1991, and strangling her when she fought back.  Another actress accused Wedel of violently raping her during what the director claimed was a casting session.  A third actress accused the director of retaliating against her professionally when she rejected his sexual advances.

Most of the allegations date to the 1980s and 1990s and are beyond the statute of limitations.

Film/TV Appearances
as cast member
Gier
Anleger bei Videoübertragung (uncredited)
2010
Anne Will (TV Series - 1 Episode)
2007
Thadeusz (TV Series - 1 Episode)
self
2005
Pastewka (TV Series - 1 Episode)
Dieter Wedel
2005
Menschen bei Maischberger (TV Series - 4 Episodes)
2003
Gero von Boehm begegnet... (TV Series - 1 Episode)
Self
2002
Gabi Bauer (TV Series - 1 Episode)
himself
2002
Hart aber fair (TV Series - 3 Episodes)
himself
2001
Menschen der Woche (TV Series - 2 Episodes)
2000
Münchner Runde (TV Series - 1 Episode)
2000
Maybrit Illner (TV Series - 2 Episodes)
himself
1999
Volle Kanne (TV Series - 9 Episodes)
Self
1999
Beckmann (TV Series - 2 Episodes)
Self
1999
Die Johannes B. Kerner Show (TV Series - 2 Episodes)
1998
Sabine Christiansen (TV Series - 2 Episodes)
himself
1998
Die Harald Schmidt Show (TV Series - 2 Episodes)
Self
1995
Romy Award (TV Series - 1 Episode)
himself
1990
ZDF-Mittagsmagazin (TV Series - 1 Episode)
Self
1989
Bayerischer Fernsehpreis (Blauer Panther) (TV Series - 1 Episode)
Self
1989
Wanna bet, that..? (TV Series - 1 Episode)
Self
1981
NDR Talk Show (TV Series - 4 Episodes)
Self
1979
Kölner Treff (TV Series - 2 Episodes)
Self
1976
Goldene Kamera Verleihung (TV Series - 1 Episode)
Self - Laudatio
1966
Goldene Kamera Verleihung (TV Series - 2 Episodes)
Self
1966
Grimme-Preis-Verleihung (TV Series - 3 Episodes)
himself
1964
Bambi-Verleihung (TV Series - 1 Episode)
Self
1948
Filmography
as crew member
Gier
Writer
2010
Gier
Director
2010
Mein alter Freund Fritz
Director
2007
Papa und Mama
Director
2006
Papa und Mama
Screenplay
2006
The Nibelungs
Director
2002
Die Affäre Semmeling (TV Series - 6 Episodes)
Director
2002
Die Affäre Semmeling (TV Series)
Creator
2002
Der König von St. Pauli (TV Series - 6 Episodes)
Director
1998
Der König von St. Pauli (TV Series)
Creator
1998
Der Schattenmann (TV Series - 5 Episodes)
Director
1996
Der große Bellheim
Director
1993
Der große Bellheim (TV Series - 4 Episodes)
Director
1993
Wilder Westen inclusive (TV Series - 3 Episodes)
Director
1988
Der Mann, der keine Autos mochte (TV Series - 6 Episodes)
Director
1984
Schwarz Rot Gold (TV Series - 7 Episodes)
Director
1982
Wer den Schaden hat..
Director
1981
Ein Abend mit Labiche
Director
1980
St. Pauli-Landungsbrücken (TV Series)
Creator
1979
Das Komplott
Director
1979
Mittags auf dem Roten Platz
Director
1978
Das Rentenspiel
Director
1977
Alle Jahre wieder – Die Familie Semmeling (TV Series)
Creator
1976
Alle Jahre wieder – Die Familie Semmeling
Director
1976
Alle Jahre wieder – Die Familie Semmeling (TV Series - 3 Episodes)
Director
1976
Pariser Geschichten (TV Series - 27 Episodes)
Director
1976
Die Rakete
Director
1975
Eiger
Director
1974
Aus Liebe zum Sport (TV Series - 13 Episodes)
Director
1974
Das Kurheim (TV Series - 13 Episodes)
Director
1972
Einmal im Leben - Geschichte eines Eigenheims (TV Series - 3 Episodes)
Director
1972
Einmal im Leben - Geschichte eines Eigenheims (TV Series)
Creator
1972
Scene of the Crime (TV Series - 1 Episode)
Director
1970
Scene of the Crime (TV Series - 1 Episode)
Writer
1970
Gedenktag
Director
1970