Austrian movie stars died in 2009

Here are 3 famous actors from Austria died in 2009:

Fritz Muliar

Fritz Muliar (December 12, 1919 Neubau-May 4, 2009 Vienna) a.k.a. Friedrich Ludwig Stand was an Austrian actor. He had three children, Alexander Muliar, Martin Muliar and Hans Muliar.

Fritz Muliar began his acting career on stage, performing in various theaters in Austria and Germany. He gained fame for his memorable performances in films like "The Trapp Family" and "The Marriage of Mr. Mississippi". Muliar was known for his versatility, playing roles ranging from comedic to dramatic.

Apart from his acting career, Muliar was also recognized for his work as a writer and director. He wrote plays such as "Das Geld liegt auf der Bank" and "Der Meister der Marie". In addition, he directed plays and operas for theaters like the Vienna State Opera and the Theater in der Josefstadt.

Muliar also had a successful career in television, hosting his own show "Muliar grillt" where he interviewed notable guests. He was awarded numerous honors for his contributions in the field of acting, including the Austrian Cross of Honor for Science and Art.

Even after his death, Fritz Muliar remains a beloved figure in the Austrian entertainment industry, remembered for his talent, wit, and contributions to the arts.

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Heinrich Schweiger

Heinrich Schweiger (July 23, 1931 Vienna-July 14, 2009 Salzburg) was an Austrian actor. He had one child, Heinrich Schweiger Junior.

Schweiger began his acting career in the early 1950s and quickly gained recognition for his roles in both film and theater. He appeared in numerous productions throughout Austria and Germany, including several films directed by renowned filmmaker Michael Haneke.

In addition to his work in the arts, Schweiger was also an advocate for environmental conservation and worked with several organizations to protect Austria's natural beauty. He was awarded several honors for his contributions to the field, including the Austrian Cross of Honor for Science and Art in 2001.

Schweiger continued to act well into his 70s, appearing in a variety of film, television, and stage productions. He passed away in 2009 at the age of 77.

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Alexander Grill

Alexander Grill (November 27, 2014 Graz-May 22, 2009 Vienna) also known as Alexander Brill was an Austrian actor.

Grill began his acting career in the 1930s and quickly became known for his talent in the field of theatre, film, and television in Austria. He performed in more than 160 plays and appeared in over 100 films throughout his career. Grill was also an accomplished director, having directed several productions in both theatre and film.

During the Second World War, Grill was drafted into the German Army and sent to the Eastern Front, where he served as a soldier. After the war, he returned to his acting career, but he never discussed his experiences during the war.

In addition to his acting work, Grill was an avid painter and sculptor. He exhibited his artwork in various exhibitions throughout Austria.

Grill received numerous awards and accolades throughout his career for his outstanding contributions to the arts. He was awarded the Austrian Cross of Honour for Science and Art in 1965 and became an honorary member of the Vienna Burgtheater in 1983.

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