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Born in Berlin, Germany
Died in Berlin, Germany  (cardiac infarction)
Nickname Pfitze

Mini Bio (1)

Günter Pfitzmann was born on April 8, 1924 in Berlin, Germany. He was an actor, known for Praxis Bülowbogen (1987), Gestatten - Mein Name ist Cox (1961) and Der widerspenstigen Zähmung (1958). He was married to Liselotte Giebken and Karin Hübner. He died on May 30, 2003 in Berlin.

Spouse (2)

Liselotte Giebken (1964 - 30 May 2003) ( his death) ( 2 children)
Karin Hübner (1961 - 1962) ( divorced)

Trivia (7)

1946 - Had his theatre debut with Goethe's 'Iphigenie auf Tauris' in Potsdam, Germany.
Had two sons, Robert and Andreas Pfitzmann.
School friend of Gerd E. Schäfer
Co-founder and member of the cabaret show "Die Stachelschweine" in Berlin from 1949 to 1957.
Considered one of Berlin's most popular actors.
A leg wound sustained during compulsory military service in World War II got him invalided out of the army and consequently forced him to abandon plans for a sporting career. He instead enrolled for acting classes at the Berlin Schauspielakademie "Der Kreis".
He provided the German voice for many Hollywood stars, dubbing, among others, Kirk Douglas, Charles Bronson, Robert Ryan and Lloyd Bridges.

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