Bruno Ganz


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Zürich, Bezirk Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
Death 16 Feb 2019 (aged 77)
Wadenswil, Bezirk Horgen, Zürich, Switzerland
Burial Zürich, Bezirk Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
Memorial ID 196877299 View Source

Actor. He was a prominent figure in German language film and television for over fifty years. He collaborated several times with filmmakers Werner Herzog, Éric Rohmer, Francis Ford Coppola and Wim Wenders, with the latter first as Jonathan Zimmerman in "The American Friend" (1977) and again as Damiel the Angel in both "Wings of Desire" (1987) and "Faraway, So Close!" (1993). Ganz was internationally renowned for portraying Adolf Hitler in the Academy Award-nominated film "Downfall" (2004). He also had roles in several English language films, including "The Boys From Brazil" (1978), "Strapless" (1989), "The Manchurian Candidate" (2004), "The Reader" (2008), "Unknown" (2011) and "Remember" (2015).

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