Monday, May 30, 2016

RIP Sieghardt Rupp

It has only now become known that the film, TV and theater star Sieghardt Rupp died in July 2015 aged 84 years. Sieghardt Rupp was born on June 14, 1931 in Bregenz.  He studies at the University of World Trade in Vienna (today a business university), the son of a school principal he soon and moved to the Max Reinhardt Seminar. At first he was a stage actor before becoming a film actor appearing as Tommy Rupp. His first western role was as Fernando in “The Last Ride to Santa Cruz (1963) and then became internationally known for his role as Esteban Rojo in “A Fistful of Dollars”. He would go on to appear in a total of seven westerns including “Frontier Hellcat” (1964), “The Man Called Gringo” “Who Killed Johnny R.? (both 1965) and “Blood at Sundown” 1966. In the mid-1990s he withdrew from acting and lived a secluded life in Vienna, Austria where he died on July 20, 2015.

1 comment:

  1. Unfortunately another great actor was.
    He left us great films and one in particular "A Fistful of Dollars" [1064]
    and will be unforgettable even for future generations of fans.