Horst Buchholz

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Birthday
4, 1933
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Mar 3, 2003 (69)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
4, 1933
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Mar 3, 2003 (69)

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About

Remembered best for his roles in the 1960s films Fanny (as Marius), The Magnificent Seven (as Chico), and One, Two, Three (as Otto Ludwig Piffl), this German-born actor also appeared in such German-language movies as Nasser Asphalt and Die Halbstarken.

Before Fame

He acted in his first play in 1949 and went on to become a regular performer at Berlin's Schiller Theater. Early in his career, he also worked as a voice actor and German-language dubber.

Trivia

Late in his life, he played the role of Dr. Lessing in the Academy Award-winning film Life Is Beautiful.

Family Life

A native of East Berlin, Germany, he was raised by his mother Maria Hasenkamp and his stepfather Hugo Buchholz, as well as by a foster family in Czechoslovakia (during the World War II years). His marriage to French movie actress Myriam Bru resulted in two children.

Associated With

He and English actress Hayley Mills co-starred in the 1959 movie Tiger Bay.

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