Austrian movie stars died in 1977

Here are 1 famous actors from Austria died in 1977:

Heinz-Leo Fischer

Heinz-Leo Fischer (November 19, 1902 Vienna-November 4, 1977 Munich) a.k.a. H.L. Fischer or Heinz Leo Fischer was an Austrian actor.

After studying at the Max Reinhardt Seminar, Fischer began his stage and film career in Vienna, appearing in numerous productions throughout the 1920s and 1930s. He is perhaps best known for his role as the valet in the 1931 film "M" directed by Fritz Lang.

With the rise of Nazism in Austria, Fischer emigrated to the United States in 1938 and continued to act in Hollywood films, including "Casablanca" and "To Be or Not to Be."

After World War II, Fischer returned to Europe and continued acting both on stage and in films, including the German production of "An American in Paris." He also served as the artistic director of the Munich Kammerspiele theater from 1953 to 1956.

Throughout his career, Fischer was known for his versatility and ability to play a wide range of characters, from serious dramatic roles to comedic performances. He died in Munich in 1977 at the age of 74.

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