Austrian movie stars died in 1996

Here are 2 famous actors from Austria died in 1996:

Josef Meinrad

Josef Meinrad (April 21, 1913 Vienna-February 18, 1996 Großgmain) otherwise known as Josef Moucka or Josef Moučka was an Austrian actor.

He started his acting career in the 1930s and became one of Austria's most popular stage and screen actors, known for his versatile performances in dramas, comedies, and musicals. He played numerous leading roles in Austrian and German films of the 1950s and 1960s, including the popular comedy "Das Haus in Montevideo" (The House in Montevideo) and the drama "Der Bockerer" (The Goat Keepers), for which he won several awards. In addition to acting, he also worked as a stage director and writer. Meinrad was also known for his work as a dubbing actor, providing the voice for international stars such as Clark Gable and Spencer Tracy in German-speaking countries. He was awarded the Austrian Decoration for Science and Art in 1966 and the Honorary Ring of Vienna in 1979 for his contributions to Austrian culture.

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Bert Fortell

Bert Fortell (September 18, 1924 Baden bei Wien-August 27, 1996 Vienna) otherwise known as Albert Fortelni or Albert Fortelny was an Austrian actor. He had two children, Albert Fortell and Marius Robert Fortelni.

Bert Fortell began his acting career in 1946 and appeared in various Austrian and German films throughout his career. He was known for his versatile acting skills and was cast in both comedic as well as serious roles. Fortell also appeared in several stage productions and was a member of Vienna's Burgtheater ensemble from 1953 to 1956. He was awarded the Kainz Medal in 1965 for his exceptional acting abilities. Aside from his acting career, Fortell was also a talented singer and released several albums throughout his life. He passed away in Vienna at the age of 71.

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