Austrian movie stars born in 1928

Here are 5 famous actors from Austria were born in 1928:

Helmut Qualtinger

Helmut Qualtinger (October 8, 1928 Vienna-September 29, 1986 Vienna) a.k.a. Helmuth Qualtinger or Quasi was an Austrian actor, writer, screenwriter, voice actor, cabaret artist and journalist. He had one child, Christian Heimito Qualtinger.

Qualtinger was born in a working-class family in Vienna and initially worked as a journalist before gravitating towards acting and cabaret. He gained fame with his satirical character "Herr Karl," a Nazi opportunist who symbolized the moral and intellectual bankruptcy of post-World War II Austria. Qualtinger was also known for his collaborations with composer Georg Kreisler, which produced some of the most biting and subversive cabaret songs of the era. In addition to his stage work, Qualtinger appeared in numerous films, including "The Third Man" and "The Name of the Rose." He continued to perform and write until his death in 1986.

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Karlheinz Böhm

Karlheinz Böhm (March 16, 1928 Darmstadt-May 29, 2014 Grödig) also known as Karlheinz Bohm, Carl Boehm, Karl Boehm, Carl Heinz, Carl-Heinz, Karl Böhm, Carl Böhm, Carl Heinz Boehm, Carl-Heinz Boehm, Carl Bohm, Karl Heinz Böhm or Karl-Heinz Böhm was an Austrian actor and voice actor. He had seven children, Katharina Böhm, Nicolas Böhm, Aida Böhm, Kristina Böhm, Sissi Bohm, Michael Bohm and Daniela Böhm.

Böhm was born in Darmstadt, Germany, but his family moved to Graz, Austria when he was a child. He began his career as an actor on stage in Vienna, and later transitioned to film in the 1950s. He is best known for his roles in the films "Peeping Tom" (1960) and "The Sound of Music" (1965). He also appeared in numerous German and Austrian television shows throughout his career.

In addition to his acting career, Böhm was also an advocate for social issues, particularly in Ethiopia, where he founded the charity Menschen für Menschen (People for People) in 1981. The organization has since built schools, medical clinics, and water supply systems in the country. Böhm received numerous awards and honors for his charity work, including the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany in 2007.

Böhm retired from acting in 1999 and spent his later years working with his charity and spending time with his family. He passed away in 2014 at the age of 86 in Grödig, Austria.

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William Berger

William Berger (June 20, 1928 Innsbruck-October 2, 1993 Los Angeles) also known as Bill Berger, Wilhelm Thomas Berger or Wilhelm Berger was an Austrian actor. His children are called Debra Berger, Kasimir Berger, Carin Berger, Wendell Nelson Berger, Alexander Völz and Katya Berger.

Berger began his career on stage in Austria before transitioning to film. He acted in over 100 films throughout his career, both in Europe and in Hollywood. He is known for his roles in the spaghetti westerns "Django" (1966) and "Keoma" (1976) as well as the horror film "Twitch of the Death Nerve" (1971). Berger also had a successful voice acting career, dubbing English-language films into German. He moved to the United States in the 1980s and continued to act in films and television shows such as "Dynasty" and "The Love Boat". Berger passed away in Los Angeles at the age of 65.

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Bruno Dallansky

Bruno Dallansky (September 19, 1928 Vienna-August 5, 2008 Vienna) was an Austrian actor.

Dallansky began his acting career in the 1950s and appeared in a number of films and television series throughout his career. He was known for his roles in the 1970 film "Frau Wirtin hat auch einen Grafen" and the television series "Die liebe Familie" in the 1980s. Dallansky was also a prolific theater actor, appearing in numerous productions in Vienna, including the Theater in der Josefstadt and the Vienna Volkstheater. In addition to his acting work, Dallansky was also known for his skills as a dialect coach, helping many actors to perfect their Austrian accents for film and theater roles. He was highly respected in the Austrian acting community and was honored with a lifetime achievement award from the Vienna State Opera in 2008, shortly before his death.

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Frederick Stafford

Frederick Stafford (March 11, 1928 Czechoslovakia-July 28, 1979 Lugano) also known as Frederick Stanford or Friedrich Strobel von Stein was an Austrian actor. His child is called Roderick Stafford.

Frederick Stafford began his acting career in the early 1950s and quickly gained popularity in Austria and Germany. He starred in numerous films and television series, including the 1965 James Bond film "Thunderball" in which he played the character of Agent 505. Stafford appeared in over 40 films throughout his career, showcasing his versatility as an actor.

Aside from acting, Stafford was also a talented businessman, making investments in the finance and real estate industries. He was known for his philanthropic work, supporting various charities and humanitarian endeavors throughout his life.

Stafford tragically passed away in 1979 at age 51, leaving behind his wife, Claude, and their son Roderick. Despite his relatively short life, Stafford made a significant impact on the entertainment industry and is remembered as one of Austria's most beloved actors.

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