Swiss movie stars died in 1962

Here are 2 famous actors from Switzerland died in 1962:

Willy Fueter

Willy Fueter (August 11, 1909 Bern-October 26, 1962 Bern) was a Swiss actor.

Fueter was born into a family of actors and followed in their footsteps by taking up acting as well. He made his acting debut in 1932 and went on to appear in over 50 films throughout his career. Fueter was known for his versatility and ability to play a wide range of characters. He was also a talented stage actor and regularly performed at theaters in Switzerland. In addition to his acting work, Fueter was also known for his work as a film director and producer. He passed away at the age of 53 in his hometown of Bern.

Fueter's successful acting career included performances in films such as "Die Bürger von Calais" (1939), "Gilberte de Courgenay" (1941), and "Marie-Louise" (1944). He was popular among German-speaking audiences and often worked with Swiss-German film companies. In addition to acting, he also wrote screenplays and worked as a director on several films, including "Missouri" and "Seitensprung in der Karibik." Fueter also taught acting at the Bühnenstudio Zürich, a well-known acting school in Switzerland. He is survived by his children, Ursula Fueter-Ammann and the late Peter Studer.

Rudolf Bernhard

Rudolf Bernhard (March 26, 1901 Basel-October 21, 1962 Zürich) was a Swiss actor, optician and comedian.

He began his career as an optician, but eventually transitioned to acting and comedy. Bernhard appeared in many Swiss-German films throughout his career, including "Füsilier Wipf" and "Uli, der Knecht". He was also known for his performances as a comedian in cabarets in Switzerland and Germany. Aside from his work in the entertainment industry, Bernhard was also a skilled inventor and held several patents for eyeglass designs. He passed away in 1962 at the age of 61.

In addition to being a famous comedian and actor, Rudolf Bernhard was also a talented writer. He wrote many plays and screenplays throughout his career, including "Der Mustergatte" and "Der Mustervater". In fact, he wrote the screenplay for the film "Uli, der Knecht" which he also appeared in. Bernhard was highly regarded in the Swiss entertainment industry and was considered one of the pioneers of Swiss German comedy. He was even awarded the coveted "Salzburger Stier" award for his contributions to German-language cabaret. Bernhard's contributions to the film and entertainment industry in Switzerland continue to be celebrated today, and he is remembered as a Swiss cultural icon.

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