Here are 4 famous actors from Austria died in 1969:
Ernst Deutsch (September 16, 1890 Prague-March 22, 1969 Berlin) also known as Ernest Dorian or Ernst Dorian was an Austrian actor.
His family was of Jewish descent and he began his acting career in Prague in 1911. He became a popular stage actor in Vienna and performed in a number of German films in the 1920s. However, with the rise of the Nazi party, Deutsch's career was threatened. He managed to flee to Prague in 1938 and eventually emigrated to the United States in 1939. There he performed on Broadway and in Hollywood films such as "The Seventh Cross" and "Casablanca". After World War II, he returned to Germany and continued to act on stage and in films until his death in 1969. Deutsch was honored with numerous awards throughout his career, including the title of "Kammerschauspieler" (Chamber Actor) in Austria.
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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 began his acting career in 1920 and went on to appear in over 200 films. Sima was primarily known for his comedic roles and was a popular character actor in Austrian and German cinema during the 1930s and 1940s. Some of his most well-known films include "Münchhausen" (1943), "The Postman Always Rings Twice" (1949), and "The Trapp Family" (1956). In addition to his work in film, Sima also acted on stage and worked as a voice actor. He passed away in 1969 at the age of 72 in Langenzersdorf, Austria.
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Walter Müller (May 6, 1911 Prague-March 2, 1969 Starnberg) also known as Walter Muller was an Austrian actor.
Müller began acting in the 1930s and became a well-known character actor in German-speaking cinema. He appeared in over 200 films throughout his career, often playing comedic or supporting roles. Some of his notable roles included Dr. Bernhard in the 1954 film "The Confessions of Felix Krull," and the innkeeper in the 1963 film "The Haunting." Müller was also a prolific voice actor, dubbing foreign films into German. He was married to actress Herta Saal for 23 years until his death in 1969 from a heart attack.
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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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