Film – Hamburg – actor Heinz Lieven dies – culture

Hamburg / Berlin (dpa) – The actor Heinz Lieven is dead. He died at the age of 93 in Hamburg, his agency announced on Monday night. Born in Hamburg, he has also appeared in front of the camera for international productions during his decades-long career. He starred alongside Oscar winner Sean Penn in 2011 in Cheyenne – This Must Be The Place. According to his agent, Lieven died last Monday (September 27th) with his family.

The television audience knew Lieven from numerous series such as “Neues vom Süderhof” in the role of grandpa Bernhard Brendel, from “Notruf Hafenkante” as Mr. Rosenkötter and from “Großstadtrevier”. He also appeared in TV classics such as “Tatort”, “Adelheid and Her Murderers” and “OP calls Dr. Bruckner”.

The actor has made several films at international festivals, such as “Cheyenne – This Must Be The Place” in Cannes. In 2010 he once said about the filming: “For me it is absolutely terrific and almost unbelievable to have another chance to play such a role in a production of this caliber.” Later, in 2015, he was also a guest at the Venice Film Festival with the thriller “Remember”.

Lieven had his last role last year – at the age of 90 – in an episode of the ZDF crime series “Solo für Weiss” with Anna Maria Mühe and Peter Jordan. Lieven, born in April 1928, has also appeared in numerous theaters – such as the Kampnagel Hamburg, the Schiller Theater in Berlin and the Württemberg State Theater in Stuttgart.

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