Austrian movie stars died in 2005

Here are 5 famous actors from Austria died in 2005:

Wolfgang Bauer

Wolfgang Bauer (March 18, 1941 Graz-August 26, 2005 Graz) was an Austrian screenwriter, actor, film director and playwright.

He was best known for his work as a writer, having written screenplays for numerous films and television series. Bauer collaborated with several Austrian and German directors, including Michael Haneke and Werner Herzog. He also wrote several plays which have been performed widely in Austria and beyond. As an actor, he appeared in a number of films and TV shows, including the 1981 film "Mora" directed by Susan Seidelman. Bauer was a versatile artist who made significant contributions to the arts throughout his career.

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Leon Askin

Leon Askin (September 18, 1907 Vienna-June 3, 2005 Vienna) also known as Leo Aschkenasy, L. Askeen or Leon Aschkenasy was an Austrian actor.

He began his acting career in theater and later transitioned into film and television. Askin appeared in more than 100 films throughout his career, often playing authority figures or villains. He is perhaps best known for his role as General Burkhalter on the popular TV series Hogan's Heroes. In addition to his acting career, Askin was also a successful director and producer in Austria. He continued to work in the entertainment industry up until his death in 2005 at the age of 97.

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Joseph Furst

Joseph Furst (February 13, 1916 Vienna-November 29, 2005 Bateau Bay) a.k.a. Joseph Fürst was an Austrian actor.

He began his career in the theatre, starring in several productions in Vienna before moving on to work in German films. After World War II, he relocated to London and eventually found his way to Hollywood, where he appeared in numerous movies and TV shows. Furst is perhaps best known for his role as the villainous Dr. No in the first James Bond film. He also played Prince Barin in the cult classic Flash Gordon and appeared in other popular films such as The Great Escape and The Third Man. In addition to his film work, Furst continued to act in theatre productions and on TV until his death in 2005 at the age of 89.

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Carl Möhner

Carl Möhner (August 11, 1921 Vienna-January 14, 2005 McAllen) also known as Carl Mohner, Karl Mohner, Karl Möhner or Carl Martin Rudolf Möhner was an Austrian actor. He had two children, Gernot Möhner and Gunther Möhner.

Möhner began his acting career in 1940s Germany and worked with notable directors such as Billy Wilder and Otto Preminger. He appeared in several films including The Bridge on the River Kwai, The Devil's General, and The Guns of Navarone. In addition to his film career, Möhner was also a stage actor and had a successful career in theater. He left acting in the early 1970s to become a business owner but returned briefly in the 1990s with a role in the film Teaching Mrs. Tingle. Möhner died in McAllen, Texas in 2005 at the age of 83.

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Michael Kehlmann

Michael Kehlmann (September 21, 1927 Vienna-December 1, 2005 Vienna) was an Austrian screenwriter, actor and television director. His child is called Daniel Kehlmann.

Michael Kehlmann was born in Vienna in 1927, and began his career in the arts as an actor. He later transitioned to writing screenplays and directing for television. In addition to his work in film and television, Kehlmann was also a respected writer of fiction and non-fiction. He published several books throughout his career, including the historical novel "Kaiserhofstraße" and the memoir "Die Nacht mit Alice, als Julia ums Haus schlich."

Kehlmann's influence on the world of Austrian and German entertainment was significant. He worked extensively in television production, creating and directing a variety of successful programs. In addition, he wrote several acclaimed screenplays, including the script for the 1973 film "Abschied vom Frieden" (Farewell to Peace).

Michael Kehlmann passed away in Vienna in 2005, leaving behind a legacy of artistic achievement and influence on the entertainment industry in Europe. His son, Daniel Kehlmann, is also a well-regarded writer, known for his novels "Measuring the World" and "Tyll."

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