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Andreas Schmidt

German actor and director
Schmidt in April 2016

Andreas M. Schmidt (23 November 1963 – 28 September 2017) was a German actor and theatre director. He was born in Finnentrop, West Germany.[1] His first acting role was in the 1987 movie Peng! Du bist tot!. Schmidt was nominated three times at the Deutscher Filmpreis, winning once in 2009.[1]

Schmidt was known for his roles in Sommer vorm Balkon (2005), The Counterfeiters (2007), The Moon and Other Lovers (2008) and Henri 4 (2010).[2]

Schmidt died on 28 September 2017 in Berlin of cancer at the age of 53.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Interview Andreas Schmidt: "Das war Folter für mich"". Stern (in German). 21 April 2008. Retrieved 1 October 2017.
  2. "Andreas Schmidt". filmportal.de (in German). Retrieved 1 October 2017.
  3. "Nach längerer Krankheit: Schauspieler Andreas Schmidt mit 53 Jahren gestorben". Focus (in German). 29 September 2017. Retrieved 1 October 2017.

Other websitesEdit

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