West German actors died as a result of Heart failure

Here are 2 famous actors from West Germany died in Heart failure:

Willy Birgel

Willy Birgel (September 19, 1891 Cologne-December 29, 1973 Dübendorf) also known as Wilhelm Maria Birgel or Willy Brugel was a West German actor.

Birgel began his acting career in the 1920s and appeared in over 100 films throughout his career. He was particularly known for his appearances in German historical dramas and melodramas. Birgel's popularity saw an upswing in the 1950s when he took on leading roles in successful comedies like "The Heavenly Waltz" (1953) and "Heldentum nach Ladenschluß" (1956).

Birgel was married twice, first to the actress Herta Göring in 1924 and second to the actress Ruth von Zerboni in 1944. He had two children, Hansjörg and Diana, who both followed in their father's footsteps and became actors. In addition to his film career, Birgel was also active on the stage, performing in various classical works and contemporary plays.

Towards the end of his life, Birgel struggled with health issues and was diagnosed with lung cancer. He passed away in 1973 at the age of 82 in Switzerland where he had been living for several years. Today, he is remembered as one of the most iconic actors of German cinema.

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Hubert von Meyerinck

Hubert von Meyerinck (August 23, 1896 Potsdam-May 13, 1971 Hamburg) also known as Hubert Georg Werner Harald von Meyerinck, Hubert v. Meyerinck, Hubsi, Hubert von Meyerink, Hubert "Hubsi" von Meyerinck or Hubert v Meyerinck. was a West German actor.

He came from an aristocratic family and served as an officer in World War I before pursuing an acting career. Meyerinck starred in over 120 films and became particularly well-known for his comedic roles, often portraying pompous or eccentric characters. He also worked extensively in the theater, appearing in productions across Germany. Meyerinck was recognized for his contributions to German cinema, receiving the Filmband in Gold in 1962. He continued acting until his death in 1971 at the age of 74.

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