Here are 3 famous actors from Germany died in 1983:
Erik Ode (November 6, 1910 Berlin-July 19, 1983 Kreuth) also known as Eric Ode, Fritz Erik Signy Odemar or Ode was a German actor, film director and television director.
Erik Ode's career spanned over four decades, starting in the 1930s with roles in films such as "Fährmann Maria" and "Die Wirtin zum Goldenen Stern". He gained popularity in the 1950s and 60s for his role as detective Richard Brock in the television series "Der Kommissar". Ode not only acted in the series, but also directed several episodes.
Aside from acting and directing, Ode also wrote and produced films. In 1954, he co-wrote the screenplay for the film "Canaris", which garnered critical acclaim. In 1968, Ode directed and produced the film "Die Ente klingelt um halb acht", which he also starred in.
Ode continued to act and direct well into his 70s, with his last appearance on screen in the 1982 television series "Meister Eder und sein Pumuckl". He passed away the following year at the age of 72.
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Wolfgang Lukschy (October 19, 1905 Berlin-July 10, 1983 Berlin) a.k.a. W. Lukschy was a German actor. He had three children, Wolfgang Lukschy, Stefan Lukschy and Mathias-Michael Lukschy.
Wolfgang Lukschy began his acting career in the 1930s with small roles in German films before becoming more prominent in the 1940s. He appeared in over 150 films throughout his career, including "The Great Escape" (1963) and "The Magnificent Seven" (1960). Lukschy was known for his versatility on screen, portraying a wide range of characters, from villains to diplomats. In addition to his film work, Lukschy also acted in theatrical productions and radio dramas. He was honored with several awards throughout his career, including the Filmband in Gold for his contributions to German cinema. Lukschy passed away in Berlin in 1983 at the age of 77.
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Hannjo Hasse (August 31, 1921 Bonn-February 5, 1983 Falkensee) otherwise known as H.Hasse or Hanjo Hasse was a German actor.
Hannjo Hasse started his acting career in the theater during the late 1940s and early 1950s. He gained recognition for his work in the East Berlin theaters such as the Deutsches Theater and the Volksbühne. His breakthrough role was in the 1955 film "Winter in the Woods" directed by Kurt Maetzig.
Hasse's career continued to flourish in East Germany during the 1960s and 1970s, and he appeared in over 70 films during his career. Some of his most notable roles include his portrayal of Professor Abraham van Helsing in the 1960 film "Count Dracula," and his role in the 1973 film "Jacob the Liar."
Aside from his acting work, Hannjo Hasse was also known for his political activism. He was a member of the East German communist party and a prominent advocate for socialist causes. Despite this, his work was well-regarded in both East and West Germany, and he was awarded the National Prize of East Germany in 1972.
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