Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Remembering Hilde Sessek
Hilde Sessak was born on July 27, 1915 in Berlin, Germany. She received acting lessons from Julia Serda and her husband Hans Junkermann. Hilde made her acting debut at the Municipal Theater in Guben in 1934. She made her first film appearance the following year in 1935. Her career was as a supporting actress and during this time she made her only Euro-western “Water for Canitoga” (1939). After World War II she played more villainous roles especially in three Edgar Wallace films. She then appeared on television and in theater roles concluding her career with a final appearance on TV in 1987. Hilde died on April 17, 2003 in Berlin, Germany of natural causes. Today we remember her on what would have been her 95th birthday.
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You went to school with my mother, Irmgard Gniech.
I remember when you visited us at our home. You had such a strong smoky voice and I just loved to listen to you. You had a special spell about you.
Rest in peace,