Swiss movie stars died in 1973

Here are 1 famous actors from Switzerland died in 1973:

Max Werner Lenz

Max Werner Lenz (October 7, 1887 Kreuzlingen-October 31, 1973 Bassersdorf) also known as Max Werner Russenberger was a Swiss actor and screenwriter.

Lenz started his acting career in 1914 and appeared in over 150 films including German silent films during the Weimar Republic era. He also wrote scripts for several films including the 1934 drama "Peter Voß, der Millionendieb". Lenz's most notable performances came in the films "The Blue Angel" (1930) and "M" (1931), both directed by Fritz Lang. In 1933, Lenz fled from Nazi Germany and returned to Switzerland where he continued to act on stage and screen until the 1960s. He was known for his versatility and ability to play a wide range of roles. Lenz was honored with the Prix Walo, a Swiss entertainment award, in 1955.

Lenz was born as Max Werner Russenberger in the town of Kreuzlingen, Switzerland. He started his acting career on stage before transitioning to film. Lenz was known for his strong performances in both comedic and dramatic roles, and for being a multi-talented artist who also worked as a writer. In addition to his work in film, Lenz was also a renowned theater actor in Switzerland and Germany. During the 1930s, Lenz became increasingly concerned about the rise of Nazism in Germany and fled the country in 1933, settling back in Switzerland. Despite his exile from Germany, Lenz remained active and continued to work in theater and film until his retirement in the 1960s. He passed away on October 31, 1973, in Bassersdorf, Switzerland at the age of 86. Lenz's groundbreaking contributions to the entertainment industry have been honored with appreciation by the film community to this day.

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