Monday, March 12, 2018

RIP Siegfried Rauch

German actor Siegfried Rauch died on March 11, 2018 in Untersöchering, Bavaria, Germany the results of a fall down the stairs in his home. He was 85. Rauch could have become an international film star but did not want to leave his farm and quiet life in Bavaria. He appeared in such international productions as “Le Mans” (1971) where he became good friends with Steve McQueen, “Patton” (1970) and  “The Eagle Has Landed” (1976). He became a stable actor in German films and appeared for years on the German TV series ‘Traumschiff’ and ‘Der Bergdoktor’. Rauch appeared in three Euro-westerns: ‘Geronimo und die Räuber (TV) (1966) as Geronimo, ‘My Friend Winnetou’ (TV) (1980) as Old Shatterhand and as Parker in the 1996 film
“The Sons of Trinity”

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