Saturday, May 8, 2010

RIP Peer Schmidt

Actor Peer Schmidt died on Saturday May 8th, 2010 in Berlin, Germany at the age of 86. His death was confirmed by his wife actress Helga Schlack. Schmidt died after a long illness in a Berlin hospital. The actor played in numerous films like “Der Stern von Afrika” (1957), as well as in television productions like the Channel 2 German Television series “Der kleine Doctor” (1973) and the ARD TV series “Café Wernicke”(1978). His love however was acting on the stage. In Berlin Peer Schmidt is well-known as one of the most popular theatre stars. In addition he was a very busy dubbing actor who was the voice of such film stars as, Marlon Brando, and Jean Paul Belmondo. Peer Schmidt was the German voice of Terence Hill in the 1969 Euro-western “Boot Hill”.

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