Here are 2 famous actors from Austria died in 1988:
Paul Löwinger (November 10, 1904 Tulln an der Donau-December 17, 1988 Vienna) was an Austrian actor, film director, theatre manager and writer. His children are called Sissy Löwinger, Guggi Löwinger and Paul Löwinger Jr..
Paul Löwinger began his acting career in the 1920s and appeared in more than 70 films throughout his career. He was known for his roles in operetta and comedy, particularly in the popular Austrian genre known as "Posse." In addition to his film work, Löwinger also ran his own theater in Vienna, where he produced and directed numerous plays.
During World War II, Löwinger was briefly imprisoned by the Nazis for his anti-fascist views. After the war, he continued to work in film and theater and was widely regarded as a beloved figure in Austrian cultural life. He was awarded numerous prizes and honors for his contributions to Austrian culture, including the title of Kammerschauspieler in 1951.
Löwinger's legacy continues through his children, who have all followed in his footsteps as actors and producers. His granddaughter, Monica Weinzettl, is also an actress and television presenter in Austria.
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Erik Frey (March 1, 1908 Vienna-September 2, 1988 Vienna) also known as Erik Viktor Laurenz Emil Frey or Eric Frey was an Austrian actor.
He began his acting career in the 1930s in Vienna and quickly became a prolific stage and film actor. He appeared in numerous Austrian and German films, including "Menschen im Hotel" (People at a Hotel) and "Ich Liebe Dich" (I Love You). Despite his success in film, Frey remained committed to the theater and performed in numerous productions throughout his career.
During World War II, Frey was drafted into the German army and served on the Eastern Front. After the war, he returned to Austria and continued his acting career. In the 1950s and 60s, he became a popular television actor, appearing in numerous Austrian TV shows and movies.
Frey was also a talented artist and photographer, and his work was exhibited in galleries throughout Europe. He was married several times and had three children. Erik Frey died in Vienna in 1988 at the age of 80.
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