West German movie stars died in 1950

Here are 3 famous actors from West Germany died in 1950:

Emil Jannings

Emil Jannings (July 23, 1884 Rorschach, Switzerland-January 2, 1950 Strobl) a.k.a. Theodor Friedrich Emil Janenz was a West German actor, film producer and film art director.

Jannings was one of the most renowned actors of silent and early sound films, renowned for his powerful performances and expressive technique, which earned him worldwide recognition. He appeared in dozens of German and American films throughout his career and he was the first actor to win the Academy Award for Best Actor, in recognition of his performances in the films "The Last Command" (1928) and "The Way of All Flesh" (1927). Jannings' career began in 1914, and he was active until his death in 1950. In addition to his work in film, Jannings was also a theater actor, and he had a reputation as a gifted stage performer. Despite his many accomplishments, Jannings was controversial due to his association with the Nazi Party, and his legacy has become a subject of debate in recent years.

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Ernst Rückert

Ernst Rückert (December 20, 1892 Berlin-November 27, 2014 Germany) a.k.a. Anton Ernst Rückert or Anton Ernst Rickert was a West German actor.

He started his acting career in 1920 and appeared in several prominent films during the Weimar era. Rückert was known for his versatile acting skills and played diverse roles on stage, radio, and television. He also worked as a voice actor and dubbing artist for foreign films. In addition to acting, Rückert was a skilled writer and published several volumes of poetry during his lifetime. He was honored with numerous awards for his contribution to German cinema and theater. Rückert continued to act well into his 90s, becoming one of the oldest working actors in the world. He passed away at the age of 121.

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Kurt Seifert

Kurt Seifert (July 4, 1903 Essen-December 3, 1950 West Berlin) also known as Curt Seifert or Kurt Seiffert was a West German actor, singer, theatre director and screenwriter.

He began his career as an actor and singer on the stage and later transitioned to film. Seifert appeared in over 60 films throughout his career and was considered one of Germany's most popular character actors in the 1930s and 1940s. In addition to his work in film, he was also a successful theatre director and worked at several notable theatres throughout Germany. Seifert was also a prolific screenwriter and wrote the scripts for several successful German films. However, his career was cut short when he passed away at the age of 47 due to a heart attack. Despite his early passing, Seifert is remembered as one of Germany's most beloved entertainers of the early 20th century.

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