CarMELita Posted July 23, 2008 Share Posted July 23, 2008 Well. You know, I'm not really fond of German movies. To be honest: They are SO boring! And then we only got a handful of good actors and actresses and if you're unfortunate enough you spend the whole movie asking yourself what the f+++ has gone wrong, the cast, the dialogue or is it just the far-fetched story? Anyway, there ARE indeed a few great actors and one of them - my favorite for a long long time - is Goetz George. He's turning 70 today so I thought I could honor him with starting a thread here. So, Happy Birthday, Mr George!! Goetz George Goetz George (born July 23, 1938 in Berlin, real name Goetz Schulz) is a German actor, son of actor couple Berta Drews and Heinrich George. His arguably best-known role is that of Duisburg commissar Horst Schimanski in the TV crime series Tatort. Biography Early years Goetz George was born into an actor family: His father Heinrich George was a famous film and theater star of his era; his mother Berta Drews a well-known character actress. George is named after his father's favorite character, Goetz von Berlichingen. His father was imprisoned by the Soviets and died in 1946, after a botched appendix operation at the Soviet concentration camp Speziallager Nr. 7 Sachsenhausen. George grew up in Berlin with his elder brother Jan and his mother. He went to school in Berlin-Lichterfelde and later attended the Lyzeum Alpinum in Zuoz. He was married to Loni von Friedl from 1966 to 1976, who gave birth to their daughter Tanja-Nicole in 1967. Acting career George made his stage debut in 1950, performing a role in William Saroyan's Mein Herz ist im Hochland. In 1953 he was able to get a small film role next to Romy Schneider in Wenn der wei Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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