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Peter Zadek (1926–2009)

Peter Zadek was born on May 19, 1926 in Berlin, Germany. He was a director and writer, known for Ich bin ein Elefant, Madame (1969), Eiszeit (1975) and Der Pott (1971). He died on July 30, 2009 in Hamburg, Germany. See full bio »


(age 83) in Hamburg, Germany

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Eiszeit Director
Der Pott Director
Piggies Director


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 2003 Mutter Courage und ihre Kinder (TV Movie)
 2001/I Rosmersholm (TV Movie)
 1992/I Ivanov (TV Movie)
 1991 Lulu (TV Movie)
 1990 Der Kaufmann von Venedig (TV Movie)
 1984 Baumeister Solness (TV Movie)
 1978/II Hedda Gabler (TV Movie)
 1977 Die Geisel (TV Movie)
 1975 Eiszeit
 1974 Die Möwe (TV Movie)
 1973 Kleiner Mann - was nun? (TV Movie)
 1972 Van der Valk und das Mädchen (TV Movie)
 1971 Der Pott (TV Movie)
 1970 Piggies
 1969 Rotmord (TV Movie)
 1968 Maß für Maß (TV Movie)
 1966 Der Kirschgarten (TV Movie)
 1966 Die Unberatenen (TV Movie)
 1966 Intercontinental Express (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1966 Frühlings Erwachen (TV Movie)
 1965 Der Nebbich (TV Movie)
 1965 Held Henry (TV Movie) (theatre version)
 1964 Der Spaßvogel (TV Movie)
 1964 Die Stühle (TV Movie)
 1963 Die Mondvögel (TV Movie)
 1962 Das Jubiläum (TV Short)
 1961 Die Kurve (TV Movie)
 1960 Die Dame in der schwarzen Robe (TV Movie)
 1957 Armchair Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Pier (1957)
 1954 Simon (Short)
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Other Works:

He directed Jean Genet's play, "The Maids," and Jean Tardieu's play, "Three Men and a Chair," at the New Lindsey Theatre Club in London, England with Tutte Lemkow, Aubrey Woods, Selma Vaz Dias, Hazel Penwarden, and Betty Stockfield in the cast. See more »

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He started out as a film cutter and TV director at the BBC before turning to theater. See more »


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