Austrian movie stars died at 72

Here are 2 famous actors from Austria died at 72:

Oskar Sima

Oskar Sima (July 31, 1896 Hohenau an der March-June 24, 1969 Langenzersdorf) a.k.a. Oskar Michael Sima or Sima, Oskar was an Austrian actor.

He died as a result of aneurysm.

Oskar Sima was a prolific character actor who appeared in over 200 films throughout his career. He was known for his comedic roles in Austrian and German cinema during the 1930s and 1940s. Sima often played small, quirky characters and was recognized for his distinctive mannerisms and facial expressions. He received critical acclaim for his role in the film "The Marriage of Maria Braun" (1978), directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder. Despite being active during the Nazi era in Germany, Sima was never affiliated with the Nazi party and continued to work in the film industry after the war. He remained active until his death in 1969 at the age of 72.

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Emmerich Hanus

Emmerich Hanus (August 24, 1884 Vienna-November 20, 1956 Vienna) otherwise known as Emerich Hanus was an Austrian film director, actor, film producer and screenwriter.

He began his career as a stage actor in Vienna's theaters before moving on to work in film. Hanus directed and produced over 80 films throughout his career, many of which were popular comedies and musicals. He is best known for his work in the Austrian and German film industries during the 1920s and 1930s, including the films "The Charm of La Bohème" and "Roundabout". Hanus was forced to stop making films after the Anschluss of Austria by Nazi Germany in 1938, as he was a Jew. After World War II, Hanus returned to filmmaking and continued to produce films until his death in 1956.

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