Here are 2 famous actors from Austria died in 2010:
Alexander Kerst (February 23, 1924 Kralupy nad Vltavou-December 9, 2010 Munich) also known as Friedrich Alexander Kerst or Alexander Kertz was an Austrian actor and voice actor.
He started his acting career in the 1940s and appeared in numerous films and television shows throughout his lifetime. He was known for his role as Professor Bömmel in the popular German film series "Die Feuerzangenbowle" (The Punch Bowl) in the 1970s.
Kerst was not only an actor but also a successful voice actor. He lent his voice to many German dubbed versions of international films such as "The Omega Man" (1971) and "The Towering Inferno" (1974).
Aside from his work in the entertainment industry, Kerst was also an academic. He studied theater at the Max Reinhardt Seminar in Vienna and eventually became a professor of acting at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz, Austria.
Kerst passed away on December 9, 2010, in Munich at the age of 86.
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Robert Freitag (April 7, 1916 Vienna-July 8, 2010 Munich) also known as Robert Freytag or Robert Peter Freytag was an Austrian actor. He had three children, Christopher Freitag, Oliver Tobias and Benedict Freitag.
Robert Freitag began his acting career in Austria before World War II. He later moved to Germany and continued to act in film, television, and theater. He appeared in over 80 films, including the 1963 film "The Haunting" and the 1970 film "Patton." Freitag was also a well-known voiceover artist, lending his voice to many German-language dubbed versions of foreign films. In addition to his acting work, Freitag was a talented painter and photographer. He continued to act and create art well into his 90s. Freitag was honored with numerous awards for his contributions to the entertainment industry, including the Bavarian Order of Merit in 2008.
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