Wilhelm Wieben (born June 2, 1935) is a German journalist, actor and author.
Wieben was born in Hennstedt, Dithmarschen. After school he studied theater at Max-Reinhardt-Schule für Schauspiel in Berlin. Later he worked as a journalist for Radio Bremen. From 1972 to 1998 Wieben was a news presenter on the TV channel ARD in Tagesschau. Wieben has authored books in Low German, a regional language in Northern Germany.
Inge Meysel outed Wieben in a 1995 interview in the magazine Stern.
Works by author, in German:
Wenn't Abend ward. Heide : Boyens, 1999,
Melodie der Meere. Hamburg : Kabel, 1997,
Mien plattdüütsch Wiehnachtsbook. Heide in Holstein : Boyens, 1993,
Mien plattdüütsch Leesbook. Heide in Holstein : Boyens, 1986