Gottsleben, Ludwig, b. Vienna, Nov. 24, 1836, d. Vienna, Feb. 26, 1911, playwright, actor. Wrote various plays from 1856; in 1859 debut at the Theater an der Wien, the last notable actor of slapstick comedy at various theatres in the suburbs of Vienna.
Works#volkstueml. Buehnenstuecke, Couplets. - Autobiography: 50 Jahre Komiker, 1910.
Literature#E. Walz, L. G., doctoral thesis, Vienna 1947.