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Karlheinz Hackl


Born - 16 May 1949, Vienna, Austria
Died - 1 June 2014

Cheery-looking, slim-faced Austrian actor and classical singer with receding fluffy hair, equally at home in comic or dramatic roles. His work was mostly on stage and TV, but there were a few film roles to follow his debut as Young Dr Freud (1976) and his SS doctor in Sophie's Choice (1982): The Assisi Underground (1985), Frau Faust (1992), Taxi fur eine Leiche (2002), C(r)ook (2004), The Decision (2006), Headshots (2010) and The Wall (2012), his last. Having survived a brain tumour in his fifties, he died from cancer. having written a book about his battles with the disease.