Dieter Borsche was born Dieter Albert Eugen Rolloman on October 25, 1909 in Hannover, North Saxony, Germany. Borsceh was a prolific star of post-war German cinema, usually seen in virtuous or soulful roles. The son of a music teacher and an oratorio singer, Borsche was initially trained as a dancer, first performing in ballet for the Hanoverian Opera (1930-1935). After attending acting classes, he made his stage debut in Weimar, Germany. He also appeared in youthful romantic film roles from 1938. Borsche reached the peak of his popularity in film and television comedies and dramas of the 1950's and 1960's, though his career was increasingly hampered by his affliction with muscular dystrophy.
Borsche appeared in only one Euro-western playing Pastor Benson in 1964’s Massacre at Marble City”.
Dieter died in Nuremburg, Bavaria, Germany on August 5, 1982. He was 73.
Today we remember Dieter Borsche on what would have been his 105th birthday.
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