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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 14 October 1928Berlin, Germany
Date of Death 4 June 2015Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, Berlin, Germany  (cancer)
Nickname Queen of the Boulevard Theatre

Mini Bio (1)

Edith Hancke was born on October 14, 1928 in Berlin, Germany. She was an actress, known for The Captain from Köpenick (1956), Hunderttausend Taler (1969) and Patchworkshop (1983). She was married to Klaus Sonnenschein and Lutz Moik. She died on June 4, 2015 in Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, Berlin.

Spouse (2)

Klaus Sonnenschein (1972 - 4 June 2015) (her death)
Lutz Moik (1951 - 1972) (divorced)

Trade Mark (1)

Her shrill voice

Trivia (5)

Was voted "Berlin's most popular stage actress" by the audience for twelve times.
Cabaret artist with the "Stachelschweine" (porcupines).
Stated that she felt in love with her second husband Klaus Sonnenschein, her co-star in many plays, on stage (1970).
Her father was a bank employee.
Awarded the 'Golden Camera' for lifetime achievement in 2000.

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