Austrian movie stars died at 66

Here are 3 famous actors from Austria died at 66:

Curd Jürgens

Curd Jürgens (December 13, 1915 Thalkirchen-Obersendling-Forstenried-Fürstenried-Solln-June 18, 1982 Vienna) also known as Curd Jurgens, Curd Gustav Andreas Gottlieb Franz Jürgens, The Norman hulk, Curt Jurgens, Curd Jüergens, Kurt Jürgens, Curt Jürgens, Curt Juergens or The Norman Wardrobe was an Austrian actor, journalist and film director.

He died as a result of myocardial infarction.

Jürgens was known for his roles in international films such as "The Spy Who Loved Me," "The Longest Day," and "The Inn of the Sixth Happiness." He began his career in the German film industry in the 1940s and gained fame in his home country for his performances in "Des Teufels General" and "Der 20. Juli." Jürgens acted in over 100 films throughout his career in multiple languages including German, English, French, and Italian. He was also a successful stage actor, working in theaters in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. In addition to his acting career, Jürgens worked as a journalist and was the editor-in-chief of the German magazine "Quick." He also wrote several books, including an autobiography titled "… und kein bißchen weise."

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Eric Pohlmann

Eric Pohlmann (July 18, 1913 Vienna-July 25, 1979 Bad Reichenhall) a.k.a. Erich Pollak or Erich Pohlmann was an Austrian actor. He had two children, Michael Pohlmann and Stephen Pohlmann.

He died caused by myocardial infarction.

Pohlmann was best known for his voice work, particularly in dubbing foreign films into English. He provided the English voice of the villainous Tiberius in the film "Ben-Hur" and the voice of the evil Dr. Botanic in the British TV series "Danger Man". He also appeared in a number of films, such as "The Return of the Pink Panther" and "The Great Race", and on stage in productions like "The Sound of Music" and "The King and I". Prior to his acting career, Pohlmann worked as a lawyer, but fled Austria during World War II due to his Jewish heritage. He later became a British citizen and pursued a career in entertainment.

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Karl Etlinger

Karl Etlinger (October 16, 1879 Vienna-May 8, 1946 Berlin) also known as Karl Ettlinger or Etlinger Karl was an Austrian actor.

Etlinger began his acting career in Austria and performed in various theaters across Germany. He became a prominent figure in the German expressionist film movement during the 1920s, appearing in notable films such as "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari" (1920) and "Waxworks" (1924). He also appeared in a number of films directed by Josef von Sternberg, including "The Last Command" (1928) and "The Blue Angel" (1930). Etlinger continued to act in German films throughout the 1930s, although his career was impacted by the rise of the Nazi regime. He was eventually forced to leave Germany in 1938 and emigrated to the United States, where he appeared in a few Hollywood films before returning to Germany after World War II. Etlinger died in Berlin in 1946.

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