Horst Preusker was born on September 29, 1913 in Breslay, Silesia, Germany. After finishing acting lessons in his home town of Breslau, he worked as an announcer on various radio stations and on German television where he became active as an actor.
After the end of World War II, Preusker worked mainly in radio, where he was employed as an announcer, spokesman and director for radio play productions. In the late 1950s he worked as a freelance actor and then focused on voice dubbing, sometimes serving as a dialogue director.
As a film actor, he was involved in some DEFA and DFF film productions beginning in the 1940s and appeared in one Euro-western as Captain Warley in “Chingachgook, the Great Snake” (1967).
Preusker died on May 19, 1976 in East Berlin, Germany. He was only 62. Today we remember Horst Preusker on what would have been his 100th birthday.