Austrian movie stars born in 1946

Here are 7 famous actors from Austria were born in 1946:

Louie Austen

Louie Austen (September 19, 1946 Vienna-) also known as louis austen, Louis Ausin, Alois Luef, Austen, Louie, Luis Alois or Loui Austen is an Austrian musician, singer and actor.

He started his career in music in the 1980s and gained popularity for his unique style of incorporating electronic music with jazz and swing. He has released several albums throughout his career, including "Consequences" in 2007, which was highly praised by critics.

Aside from his music career, Austen has also appeared in several films, including "Gloomy Sunday" in 1999 and "Love in Thoughts" in 2004. He has also made appearances in television shows such as "Tatort" and "Vorstadtweiber".

Austen is known for his distinctive voice and suave style, often wearing a suit and fedora during performances. He continues to perform and tour around the world, and has a dedicated fan base in Europe and beyond.

Hans Hass Jr.

Hans Hass Jr. (September 3, 1946 Salzburg-June 28, 2009 Munich) a.k.a. Hans Hass was an Austrian actor.

In addition to his career as an actor, Hans Hass was also an accomplished screenwriter and film director. He studied drama and journalism at the University of Vienna and began his acting career on stage. He went on to appear in numerous films and television shows, both in Austria and internationally. Some of his most notable roles include appearances in the films "The Tin Drum" and "The Name of the Rose". He was also a well-known voice actor, lending his voice to several German-language dubs of popular films. Hans Hass was a highly respected figure in the Austrian film and theater community and his contributions to the industry continue to be celebrated today.

Franz Morak

Franz Morak (May 25, 1946 Graz-) a.k.a. Morak, Franz is an Austrian actor, politician and singer. He has one child, Benedikt Morak.

Franz Morak began his career in the arts as a stage actor and singer, performing in various productions in Austria and Germany. He later expanded into film and television, appearing in popular Austrian series such as "Kommissar Rex" and "SOKO Donau".

Aside from acting, Morak also pursued a career in politics, serving as a member of the National Council of Austria from 1995 to 2008. During his time in politics, he was a member of the Austrian People's Party and focused on cultural and education issues.

In addition to his artistic and political pursuits, Morak has been involved in various charity organizations, including the Austrian branch of the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Peter Simonischek

Peter Simonischek (August 6, 1946 Graz-) is an Austrian actor. He has three children, Maximilian Simonischek, Kaspar Simonischek and Benedikt Simonischek.

Peter Simonischek is a renowned actor who has worked in both stage and film. He started his acting career in the Graz State Theatre, and later moved to Vienna where he performed in several theaters. Simonischek's breakthrough performance came in 1996 when he portrayed the lead role in the TV movie "Die Siebtelbauern" for which he won the Romy Award for Best Actor.

Simonischek has appeared in several popular movies over the years, including the Oscar-nominated film "Toni Erdmann" in 2016. For his performance in the film, he won numerous awards, including the European Film Award for Best Actor, the German Film Award for Best Actor, and the Austrian Film Award for Best Leading Actor.

In addition to his film and theater work, Simonischek has also lent his voice to several audiobooks, TV documentaries, and narrated a number of travel documentaries. He is considered one of Austria's most respected actors and has won numerous awards for his work in film, television and theater.

Ludwig Hirsch

Ludwig Hirsch (February 28, 1946 Styria-November 24, 2011 Vienna) otherwise known as Hirsch, Ludwig, Lugwig Hirsch or Ludwig Gustav Hirsch was an Austrian actor and musician.

He was known for his unique style of music which mixed elements of cabaret, rock, and blues. Hirsch released his first album "Dunkelgraue Lieder" in 1978, which was followed by a string of successful albums including "Komm grosser schwarzer Vogel", "Bis zum Himmel hoch" and "Haberfeldtreiber".

In addition to his successful music career, Hirsch was also known for his work in film and television. He appeared in a number of Austrian movies, including "Kaisermühlen Blues" and "Himmel oder Hölle". He also had appearances on several popular TV series, such as "Tatort" and "Ein Fall für zwei".

Hirsch was a controversial figure in Austrian music and art, often pushing boundaries with his lyrics and performances. He was known for being critical of Austrian society, particularly its treatment of minorities and marginalized groups. Despite this, Hirsch remained popular with audiences throughout his career, and his music continues to be widely listened to in Austria and beyond.

Josef Köstlinger

Josef Köstlinger (October 24, 1946 Braunau am Inn-) also known as Josef Kostlinger is an Austrian actor and opera singer.

He began his career as a singer and performed as a tenor at the Vienna State Opera, Salzburg Festival, and the Royal Opera House in London. He is best known for his role as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in the 1984 film "Amadeus" directed by Milos Forman. Köstlinger also acted in several other films including "The Salzburg Connection" and "The Mozart Brothers". He has been awarded several honors for his contribution to Austrian culture including the Austrian Cross of Honour for Science and Art and the Golden Medal for Artistic Achievement by the City of Vienna.

Georg Nenning

Georg Nenning (February 20, 1946 Graz-) also known as Georg Nening, H. Georg Nenning or Hans-Georg Nenning is an Austrian actor, screenwriter and film director.

He started his career in the 1960s, and went on to appear in numerous Austrian and German films, becoming a popular star in the German-speaking world in the 1970s. He also worked as a screenwriter, and began directing films in the 1990s. Nenning's films often dealt with themes of social and political relevance, and he was known for his critical perspective on Austrian society. In addition to his work in the film industry, Nenning has also been involved in theater and television. He continues to work as an actor and director today.

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