German actors who deceased at age 22

Here are 2 famous actors from Germany died at 22:

Freddie Prinze

Freddie Prinze (June 22, 1954 Washington Heights-January 29, 1977 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Frederick Karl Pruetzel, Pete, Frederick Karl Pruetezl, freddie_prinze or Freddie James Prinze was a German actor and stand-up comedian. He had one child, Freddie Prinze, Jr..

He died in suicide.

Freddie Prinze rose to fame in the 1970s with his role on the television show "Chico and the Man" as Chico Rodriguez. He was just 19 years old when he was cast for the role and became one of the youngest actors to star in a primetime television series at the time.

Prinze was known for his quick wit, charming personality, and good looks, which made him a popular figure on talk shows and in the media. He also had success as a stand-up comedian, performing in clubs and on television.

Tragically, Prinze's life was cut short when he died by suicide at the age of 22. His death was a shock to his fans and colleagues, who mourned the loss of such a talented and promising young actor. Despite his short career, Prinze's legacy as a trailblazer for Latinx performers in Hollywood remains strong to this day.

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Hans Joachim Schaufuß

Hans Joachim Schaufuß (December 28, 1918 Berlin-October 27, 1941 Oryol) also known as Hans Joachim Schaufuß or Hans Schaufuß was a German actor.

He died as a result of killed in action.

Despite his short career, Schaufuß was able to make a name for himself in the film industry. He was featured in several notable films such as "Morgen werde ich verhaftet" (Tomorrow I'll Be Arrested) and "Die Grosse Liebe" (The Great Love). Schaufuß was also known for his theater performances, which were met with critical acclaim. He was a member of the Berlin State Theater before being drafted into the German army during World War II. Along with his passion for acting, Schaufuß was also a skilled linguist, fluent in English, French and Russian.

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