Wolfgang Staudte, Director: Ciske de Rat. Wolfgang Staudte was born on October 9, 1906 in Saarbrücken, Germany as Wolfgang Georg Friedrich Staudte. He was a director and actor, known for Ciske de Rat (1955), Rotation (1949) and Kirmes (1960). He was married to Angelika Hoffmann, Rita Heidelbach, Ingmar Zeisberg and Renate Praetorius. He died on January 19, 1984..