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Joachim Fuchsberger Poster

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Overview (3)

Born in Stuttgart, Germany
Died in Grünwald, Bavaria, Germany
Nickname Blacky

Mini Bio (1)

Joachim Fuchsberger was born on March 11, 1927 in Stuttgart, Germany. He was an actor, known for Neues vom Wixxer (2007), Face of the Frog (1959) and Ein Leben wie im Flug (2007). He was married to Gundula Korte and Gitta Lind. He died on September 11, 2014 in Grünwald, Bavaria, Germany.

Spouse (2)

Gundula Korte (1954 - 11 September 2014) (his death) (1 child)
Gitta Lind (17 April 1950 - 22 December 1953) (divorced)

Trivia (14)

Father of Thomas Fuchsberger.
Lives in Munich, Germany, but also in Sydney and Hobart, Australia some months of the year. He shot several documentaries about his "second home country" and was awarded "Honorary Ambassador of Tourism" by Tasmania`s Prime Minister in 1999.
Stadium announcer at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich.
First German ambassador of UNICEF (1984).
On the cover of the US video release of The Mysterious Magician (1964) he was credited as 'Joachim Berger'.
Was a parachutist during World War II.
According to an interview with "Stern" magazine, his nickname "Blacky" hails from his preference for the whiskey brand "Black & White".
In the early 1960s, producer Horst Wendlandt asked him to play a character called "James Bond" after being offered the film rights by Ian Fleming. Fuchsberger warned Wendlandt against the project because he considered it too expensive, but later regretted that advice.
Considering it a bad parody on his own 1960s Edgar Wallace movies, he rejected an offer to make a cameo appearance on Der Wixxer (2004). After Oliver Kalkofe and Bastian Pastewka sent him a DVD to Australia, he liked the movie and agreed to play a character in its sequel Neues vom Wixxer (2007).
Neues vom Wixxer (2007) was the first theatrical movie he made within 34 years.
Lives since the middle of the 90s in Tasmania, next to Hobart [2004]
Best known for starring as assorted Scotland Yard detectives in thirteen Edgar Wallace adaptations, filmed between 1959 and 1972.
In the 1960's, he wrote song lyrics for major recording artists, such as Udo Jürgens, Adamo and Juliette Greco.
Held dual German and Australian citizenship.

Salary (1)

Wenn ich einmal der Herrgott wär (1954) DEM1,200 .00

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