William Berger Poster


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Overview (3)

Born in Innsbruck, Austria
Died in Los Angeles, California, USA  (prostate cancer)
Birth NameWilhelm Thomas Berger

Mini Bio (1)

William Berger was born on June 20, 1928 in Innsbruck, Austria as Wilhelm Thomas Berger. He was an actor, known for Face to Face (1967), Keoma (1976) and Hercules (1983). He was married to Carol Lobravico, Hanja Kochansky and Dörte Völz-Mammarella. He died on October 2, 1993 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Spouse (3)

Hanja Kochansky (? - ?) ( 2 children)
Carol Lobravico (? - 14 October 1970) ( her death)
Dörte Völz-Mammarella (? - ?) ( 1 child)

Trivia (2)

Fair-haired Austrian leading man, who appeared in many spaghetti westerns between 1966 and 1987. He had a reputation for being a rebel and a vociferous anti-establishment figure. Berger's career was also at times interrupted by drug abuse. On August 4, 1970, he and his second wife, Carol Lobravico, were arrested by Neapolitan police on a charge of drug possession. It has been conjectured, that the 'half a gram of hashish' may have been planted in their villa in order to secure a conviction. Lobravico died in jail from acute peritonitis, which was largely attributed to negligence from the authorities and misdiagnosis by the consulting doctors who thought her condition as a minor ailment. Berger was not released from jail until March 1971.

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