Austrian movie stars died in 1982

Here are 4 famous actors from Austria died in 1982:

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.

Jürgens began his career in the Austrian theater, where he gained critical acclaim for his performances. He then transitioned to film, becoming one of the most prominent actors of the German-speaking world in the 1940s and 1950s.

Jürgens achieved international success with his role in the 1958 film "The Enemy Below," which earned him a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor. He went on to appear in several Hollywood films, including "The Blue Max" and "The Spy Who Loved Me."

In addition to his acting career, Jürgens also directed several films, including "The Dance of Death" and "The Clown."

Throughout his career, Jürgens was known for his rugged good looks, deep voice, and commanding presence on screen. He remains one of the most iconic actors of the 20th century.

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Hermann Thimig

Hermann Thimig (October 3, 1890 Vienna-July 7, 1982 Vienna) also known as Hermann Friedrich August Thimig was an Austrian actor and theatre director.

He belonged to a family of actors, with his brother Hans Thimig and sister Helene Thimig also being renowned figures in the Austrian theatre scene. Hermann Thimig started his career as a stage actor in Vienna, performing in various popular plays and operettas. He later went on to become a theatre director, working with prominent theatres both in Austria and Germany. Thimig was also active in the film industry, starring in a number of movies throughout his career. However, he is best known for his theatre work, having directed several successful productions and being highly regarded for his expertise in the field. Despite facing a number of difficulties and setbacks during his career, Thimig continued to work tirelessly and remained a respected figure in the Austrian theatre community until his death in 1982.

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Rolf Wanka

Rolf Wanka (February 14, 1901 Vienna-November 28, 1982 Munich) also known as R. Wanka was an Austrian actor. He had one child, Irina Wanka.

Wanka started his acting career in Austrian theatre and later transitioned to German theatre. He was a prolific actor and appeared in over 150 films and television shows during his career. Some of his notable film credits include "The Templar", "The Blue Angel", "Munchhausen", and "The Great Love".

Wanka was known for his versatility as an actor, and his ability to play roles ranging from comedic to serious. He was particularly successful in playing supporting roles and character parts, and was highly respected by his peers in the industry.

In addition to his film and theatre work, Wanka was also a successful voice actor, lending his voice to numerous animated films and TV shows.

Wanka retired from acting in 1975, and spent his later years in Munich. He passed away in 1982, leaving behind a rich legacy in the world of theatre and film.

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Viktor Staal

Viktor Staal (February 17, 1909 Baja-June 4, 1982 Munich) also known as Victor Staal or Rudolf Viktor Stiaßny was an Austrian actor.

He began his acting career in 1934 at the Vienna Burgtheater and achieved great success performing on stage. Staal was also known for his film work, appearing in movies such as "The Devil's General" (1955) and "The Captain from Köpenick" (1956). He often played characters with an aristocratic air and was highly regarded for his versatility as an actor. In addition to his work on stage and in film, Staal was also a successful television actor, appearing in popular German programs such as "Tatort" and "Der Kommissar." He continued to act until his death in 1982 at the age of 73.

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