Austrian movie stars died at 76

Here are 3 famous actors from Austria died at 76:

Egon von Jordan

Egon von Jordan (March 19, 1902 Duchcov-December 27, 1978 Vienna) also known as Egon v. Jordan, E. von Jordan or Egon Jordan was an Austrian actor.

He began his acting career in the 1920s and quickly became a well-known character actor in German-speaking countries. Jordan's film debut was in the silent film "The Trousers" (1927) and continued to act in numerous films throughout the 1930s and 1940s, including "The Copper" (1930), "The Congress Dances" (1931) and "The Shopworn Angel" (1938). He was also a successful stage actor and director, and held positions at various theaters including the Vienna Burgtheater. In addition to his acting career, Jordan also worked as a screenwriter, and his credits include "The Copper" and "The Congress Dances". After World War II, Jordan was blacklisted by the Allied forces and struggled to find work in the entertainment industry. He continued to act in smaller roles until his death in 1978.

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Harry Nestor

Harry Nestor (March 11, 1893 Vienna-November 11, 1969 Vienna) otherwise known as Franz Harry Pridun or Nestor Ariani was an Austrian actor.

He was best known for his work in German silent films in the 1920s, including "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari" (1920) and "Metropolis" (1927). Nestor also had a successful stage career and appeared in numerous plays in Vienna and Berlin. During World War II, he was briefly arrested by the Gestapo for his alleged ties to the resistance movement. Following the war, he continued to act in films and was honored with a lifetime achievement award from the Austrian Film Academy in 1968. Off-screen, Nestor was a skilled athlete and competed in skiing and cycling events.

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Rudolf Prack

Rudolf Prack (August 2, 1905 Vienna-December 2, 1981 Vienna) a.k.a. Rudolf Anton Prack was an Austrian actor. His children are Adelheid Prack, Adalberta Prack and Michael Prack.

Prack began his acting career in the 1920s, performing in theatres across Austria. In 1950, he made his film debut in the movie "Der Schuß durchs Fenster" and went on to appear in over 50 films throughout his career. Prack was often cast in romantic lead roles and was considered a heartthrob in the 1950s and 60s. He was a popular actor in German-speaking countries, but his films also gained international recognition. Prack continued acting until his death in 1981, and his legacy remains a significant contribution to Austrian cinema.

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