Friday, October 24, 2014

Happy 75th Birthday Brigitte Beier

Brigitte Beier was born on October 24, 1939 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany.  Beier is the daughter of the press cartoonist and caricaturist Alfred Beier-Red . She was usually seen in crime films and in several episodes of ‘Police 110’ TV series.
Her film debut was in 1964 in the DEFA drama film directed by Heiner Carow's “Die Hochzeit von Länneken”. In this screen adaptation from the novel by Herbert Nachbar she played the daughter of a fisherman Bärbel Pröpping that works with her ​​great love, the young fisherman's son Henning Grabe, for an equitable distribution of fishing grounds among all fishermen. In 1971 she played under the direction of Claus Dobberke the role of Maria Ritter in the political dramaVerspielte Heimat”. The director Kurt Jung-Alsen contracted Beier 1971/1972 for the role of the Jew Recha Fain in the Holocaust Miniseries “Die Bilder des Zeugen Schattmann”, a film based on the autobiography of the writer and graphic artist Peter Noble.
She was seen until the 1980s in many feature films. These included: “The Legend of Paul and Paula”, the children's filmMoritz in der Litfaßsäule”, and the family films “Das Schulgespenst” and “Der Streit um des Esels Schatten”.
In the series “Spuk unterm Riesenrad” and “Drei von der K” she also played a role.
In 1981 she made her only Euro-western with a role in “The Long Ride to School”.
Today we celebrate Brigitte Beier’s 75th birthday.

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