Austrian movie stars born in 1931

Here are 5 famous actors from Austria were born in 1931:

Thomas Hörbiger

Thomas Hörbiger (July 11, 1931 Berlin-May 24, 2011 Munich) a.k.a. Thomas Hoerbiger, Thommy Hörbiger, Tommy Hörbiger, Hörbiger, Thomas or Thomas Paul Hörbiger was an Austrian actor and lyricist. He had two children, Mavie Hörbiger and Hans Hörbiger.

Hörbiger began his acting career in the late 1940s and appeared in over 100 films and television shows throughout his career. He was known for his roles in popular German TV series such as "Der Bulle von Tölz" and "Ein Fall für Zwei". In addition to his acting work, Hörbiger was also a prolific lyricist, writing the lyrics for songs performed by popular German singers such as Peter Alexander and Vicky Leandros. He was awarded the Cross of Merit in 2001 for his contributions to Austrian culture. Hörbiger passed away in Munich in 2011 at the age of 79.

Heinrich Schweiger

Heinrich Schweiger (July 23, 1931 Vienna-July 14, 2009 Salzburg) was an Austrian actor. He had one child, Heinrich Schweiger Junior.

Schweiger began his acting career in the early 1950s and quickly gained recognition for his roles in both film and theater. He appeared in numerous productions throughout Austria and Germany, including several films directed by renowned filmmaker Michael Haneke.

In addition to his work in the arts, Schweiger was also an advocate for environmental conservation and worked with several organizations to protect Austria's natural beauty. He was awarded several honors for his contributions to the field, including the Austrian Cross of Honor for Science and Art in 2001.

Schweiger continued to act well into his 70s, appearing in a variety of film, television, and stage productions. He passed away in 2009 at the age of 77.

Karl Spiehs

Karl Spiehs (February 20, 1931 Ternitz-) also known as Carl Spiehs is an Austrian film producer, actor and television producer. He has three children, David Spiehs, Gerhard Spiehs and Benjamin Spiehs.

Karl Spiehs began his career as a film producer in the 1950s, and has since produced more than 100 films. He is particularly known for producing popular German-language films, including the "Schulmädchen-Report" series in the 1970s, which were controversial for their sexual content. In addition to producing, Spiehs has also acted in several films, including the 1963 film "Das schwarze Schaf" and the 2007 film "Klimt". He has received numerous awards for his contributions to the film industry, including the Austrian Decoration for Science and Art in 2004. Despite his retirement in the 1990s, Spiehs is still considered one of the most important figures in the Austrian film industry.

Kurt Weinzierl

Kurt Weinzierl (April 15, 1931 Innsbruck-October 10, 2008 Munich) was an Austrian actor. His children are called Andrea Weinzierl, Barbara Weinzierl, Mirjam Rosenkranz and Annabel Faber.

Throughout his career, Weinzierl appeared in many notable films and television shows, including "The Tin Drum" (1979), "Tatort" (1985-1998), and "Danielle Steel's 'Jewels'" (1992). He also starred in various theater productions, such as "Hamlet" and "Fiddler on the Roof." Weinzierl was known for his versatility and ability to portray a wide range of characters. Outside of his acting career, he was also a trained opera singer and performed in several stage productions.

Sieghardt Rupp

Sieghardt Rupp (June 14, 1931 Bregenz-) also known as S. Rupp, Simon Rupp or Tommy Rupp is an Austrian actor.

He was born in Bregenz, Austria in 1931. Rupp began his acting career in the 1950s and appeared in numerous films and television shows throughout his career. He is perhaps best known for his work in German cinema, including his role as the villain in the 1961 film "Town Without Pity". Rupp was also a popular character actor in Italian and French films. Despite being known for his villainous roles, Rupp possessed a distinctive voice and was also known for his comedic performances. He continued to act until his retirement in the 1990s.

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