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Austrian actor and 'Tony Erdmann' star Peter Simonischeck dies at 76

Peter Simonischek, Austrian actor in the film Toni Erdmann and known for his work on the theater stage, film and television, at 1946 .

Austrian public broadcaster ORF, German news agency dpa and other media outlets in Austria and Germany reported the news on Tuesday, but did not immediately elaborate on the cause of death. Austria’s Vienna Burgtheater also said on Twitter that its orchestra member and honorary member of the theater, Simonicek, had died overnight.

The actor is often present at the Salzburg Festival, where he is known for playing the lead roles in playsJedermann (Everyman), the festival has played regularly on several occasions. Because he’s in Maren Ade 893953 wacky drama and Oscar nominee Toni Erdmann

Played the role opposite Sandra Hüller, Simonischek won the German Film Award or Lola and European Film Awards Best Actor. Among other things, he was nominated for a London Film Critics Circle Award and a Toronto Film Critics Circle Award.

on Toni Erdmann on THR, Leslie Felperin writes: “Ade herself plays a particularly skillful game, as she is in Simonischek and Hüller, audiences are initially irritated, and perhaps even downright unlikable characters Sympathy, they develop a softer side and sweet spot over the course of the film.”

Simonischek, born Aug 6, in Graz, Austria, and also in the German-speaking world. For example, he has twice won the Grimme Preis, the German TV production award.



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