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Book

Posted 28 May 2015 - 04:10 PM

Book that's very impressive, points or not. Perhaps I'm trapped on the wrong side of the Pond, but are you in Germany?? It's some damn solid research, mate, what finds old German sitcom actors. What would even make you hunt such a thing down? Well done.
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Thank you, SC, but it wasn't that difficult. She lived in a rest home for the last couple of years. And as gcreptile said: The sitcom she was playing in is still very popular in Germany. She even got an obit in the main news yesterday.

 

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gcreptile

Posted 28 May 2015 - 02:17 PM

Taiwanese actress and singer Yue Fung dies of stomach cancer at 64:

 

https://sg.entertain...-041700112.html


Sir Creep

Posted 27 May 2015 - 04:55 PM

Book that's very impressive, points or not. Perhaps I'm trapped on the wrong side of the Pond, but are you in Germany?? It's some damn solid research, mate, what finds old German sitcom actors. What would even make you hunt such a thing down? Well done.
SC

Book

Posted 27 May 2015 - 04:03 PM

Book has a potential unique DDP hit, now that Elisabeth Wiedemann is dead at 89:

 

http://www.tagesspie...n/11831978.html (link in german)

 

She played the wife of "Ekel Alfred" in the early german TV series (actually a sitcom long before they became a household name) "Ein Herz und Eine Seele" (A heart and a soul, meaning, sort of, beating as one heart). It was an iconic german TV-show of the 70s about a "typical" german family with "Alfred" as the always grumpy father. It was before my time, and it always seemed to me that this father was symbolic for the people who voted Hitler into office and the children had to life with these people. Elisabeth Wiedemann is the last of the core family to die since the actors of her two TV children died before her.

Wiedemann also had a couple of roles in some very prominent german TV movies, and the usual smaller roles in several series'.

 

Thank you, gcreptile. Und ruhe in Frieden, Frau Wiedemann.

 

No UK obit for her I suppose.

But for me: A hit is a hit!


gcreptile

Posted 27 May 2015 - 12:34 PM

Book has a potential unique DDP hit, now that Elisabeth Wiedemann is dead at 89:

 

http://www.tagesspie...n/11831978.html (link in german)

 

She played the wife of "Ekel Alfred" in the early german TV series (actually a sitcom long before they became a household name) "Ein Herz und Eine Seele" (A heart and a soul, meaning, sort of, beating as one heart). It was an iconic german TV-show of the 70s about a "typical" german family with "Alfred" as the always grumpy father. It was before my time, and it always seemed to me that this father was symbolic for the people who voted Hitler into office and the children had to life with these people. Elisabeth Wiedemann is the last of the core family to die since the actors of her two TV children died before her.

Wiedemann also had a couple of roles in some very prominent german TV movies, and the usual smaller roles in several series'.


CaptainChorizo

Posted 26 May 2015 - 06:56 PM

Vicente Aranda  The Spanish Film Director of historical films Libertarias and Juana La Loca among others is dead at 88


Vinegar Tits

Posted 10 May 2015 - 03:10 PM

For anyone wanting an up date on Charles Aznavour - he was on Vivement Dimanche today on TV5 Monde (so it's a show from a couple of weeks ago). As I've mentioned earlier in this thread, he's currently on a 'farewell' tour. He does look quite frail - and definitely more so than a year or so ago, and his hands are a little shaky, but otherwise he's in fine fettle. Obviously a fall or a bout of illness could finish anyone his age off, but otherwise he's good for at least another five years in my opinion.

BuriedInCarolina

Posted 06 May 2015 - 02:06 AM

Patachou, a French Singer With a Habit of Snipping Neckties, Dies at 96

 

http://www.nytimes.c...dies-at-96.html


gcreptile

Posted 30 April 2015 - 10:21 AM

Frnech actor Jean Lescot is dead at 76:

 

http://www.20minutes...-star-wars-mort

 

Though judging from the headlines, his main claim to fame was to be the french voice of Star Wars' master Yoda.


gcreptile

Posted 28 April 2015 - 03:14 PM

French screenwriter/director/actor René Féret is dead at 69:

 

http://www.lemonde.f...23939_3476.html (french link)

 

Also dead, but at age 68, French guitarist Serge Koolenn of the group "Il était une fois":

 

http://www.huffingto..._n_7160472.html (french link)


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