Austrian movie actors deceased in Lung cancer

Here are 2 famous actors from Austria died in Lung cancer:

Otto Preminger

Otto Preminger (December 5, 1905 Vyzhnytsia-April 23, 1986 New York City) also known as Otto Ludwig Preminger or Otto the Ogre was an Austrian film director, actor, film producer and theatre director. He had three children, Erik Lee Preminger, Victoria Preminger and Mark Preminger.

Preminger began his career in the theatre in Austria before moving to the United States in the 1930s. He directed his first film in 1937 and went on to direct a number of acclaimed films, including "Laura" (1944), "Anatomy of a Murder" (1959), and "Exodus" (1960). Preminger was known for taking on controversial topics in his films, such as drug addiction in "The Man with the Golden Arm" (1955) and racial tensions in "Porgy and Bess" (1959).

Aside from his work in film, Preminger was also involved in civil rights activism, specifically in the fight against Hollywood's blacklist during the McCarthy era. He was a founding member of the Council for the Preservation of the American Republic and testified before the House Un-American Activities Committee.

Despite being labeled "difficult to work with" by some, Preminger had a successful career as a filmmaker, garnering numerous Academy Award nominations throughout his career. He passed away in 1986 at the age of 80 in New York City.

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Heinz Reincke

Heinz Reincke (May 28, 1925 Kiel-July 13, 2011 Purkersdorf) also known as Karl-Heinz Reincke was an Austrian actor and voice actor.

Heinz Reincke began his acting career in the early 1950s and was known for appearing in over 200 films and television series throughout his career. He gained popularity for his roles in popular German films like "Pension Schöller" and "Our Crazy Aunts". Reincke also had a successful career as a voice actor and dubbed over 3,000 films, lending his voice to actors such as Peter Ustinov and Anthony Quinn. In addition to his acting work, Reincke was also involved in voice acting for radio dramas and was a regular performer on the radio show "The Man with the Black Bowler Hat". Heinz Reincke was highly regarded for his versatility as an actor and his contributions to German cinema and theatre.

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