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Joseph Egger

Joseph Egger Austrian actor

Austrian actor
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro Austrian actor
A.K.A. Эггер, Йозеф
Countries Austria
Occupations Actor Stage actor Film actor
Type Film, Television, Stage and Radio
Gender male
Birth 22 February 1889 (Styria)
Death 29 August 1966 (Gablitz)
Star sign PiscesPisces
The details
Biography

Joseph Egger, also known as Josef Egger, (22 February 1889 – 29 August 1966) was an Austrian character actor. who appeared in 76 films between 1935 and 1965.

Biography

The 18-year-old Egger started his stage career at the Leoben theatre. During the following decades, he also appeared at the Raimund Theater in Vienna and at the Deutsches Theater in Munich. Besides acting Egger was a well-known music hall comedian, and he was famous for doing "tricks" with his beard. He received his first film offers during the 1930s and specialized on portraying eccentric old men in supporting roles. During the 1950s, he appeared in comedic roles in numerous Austrian Heimatfilms of that era. Internationally, Egger appeared as a character actor in the first two films of the Sergio Leone western "Dollars Trilogy": As the coffin-builder in A Fistful of Dollars (1964) and as the Prophet in For a Few Dollars More (1965).

Personal life

Joseph Egger was married and had three sons. He worked as an actor until his death.

Selected filmography

  • Im weißen Rößl (1935)
  • Der König lächelt - Paris lacht (1936)
  • Mädchenpensionat (1936)
  • Das jüngste Gericht (1940)
  • Love is Duty Free (1941)
  • Reisebekanntschaft (1943) - Postbote
  • Black on White (1943) - Man on Public Park Bench Calling for His Dog (uncredited)
  • Schrammeln (1944) - Pfändungsbeamter
  • Die goldene Fessel (1944)
  • Music in Salzburg (1944) - Parkwächter
  • Die Fledermaus (1946) - Frosch The Jailer
  • Der Hofrat Geiger (1947) - Der alte Windischgruber
  • Der Herr Kanzleirat (1948) - Briefträger
  • Die Verjüngungskur (1948) - Vinzenz, Vater von Hinterhuber
  • Der Seelenbräu (1950)
  • Child of the Danube (1950) - Christoph
  • Auf der Alm, da gibt’s ka Sünd (1950) - Der Großvater
  • Wedding Night In Paradise (1950) - Biangetti, Portier
  • Gruß und Kuß aus der Wachau (1950) - Adalbert Kürenberg
  • Hochzeit im Heu (1951) - Ferdinand Hauderer
  • Spring on Ice (1951) - Ober im Weinlokal
  • Der Fünfminutenvater (1951) - Gendarm
  • Verklungenes Wien (1951)
  • Das Herz einer Frau (1951)
  • Eva erbt das Paradies... ein Abenteuer im Salzkammergut (1951) - Alois Wegrichter
  • Tanz ins Glück (1951) - Heinz Falkenhayn
  • Valentins Sündenfall (1951) - Blasius Rogner
  • In München steht ein Hofbräuhaus (1951) - Petiti
  • The Mine Foreman (1952) - Praxmarer, Obersteiger aus Hallstatt
  • Die Wirtin von Maria Wörth (1952) - Briefträger Seppl
  • Seesterne (1952)
  • Dark Clouds Over the Dachstein (1953)
  • The Singing Hotel (1953) - Wurmser, Hotelportier
  • A Night in Venice (1953) - Barbuccio
  • Die Perle von Tokay (1954) - Janek, Offiziersdiener
  • Consul Strotthoff (1954)
  • Columbus Discovers Kraehwinkel (1954)
  • Swelling Melodies (1955) - Gefängniswärter Frosch
  • Die Wirtin an der Lahn (1955)
  • Zwei Herzen und ein Thron (1955)
  • Das Erbe vom Pruggerhof (1956) - Kerstl, Pruggers Kutscher
  • Bademeister Spargel (1956) - Ypsilon
  • Die gestohlene Hose (1956)
  • Die Fischerin vom Bodensee (1956) - Großvater Grassl
  • Liebe, Sommer und Musik (1956) - Alois Rinnerthaler, der großvater
  • Where the Lark Sings [de] (1956) - Stieglbauer
  • Sissi – The Young Empress (1956) - Ceremony Master Nepalek
  • The Old Forester House (1956) - Josef Kramer
  • Vater macht Karriere (1957) - Älterer Saaldiener
  • Hoch droben auf dem Berg (1957) - Joseph Hinteregger
  • Der Bauerndoktor von Bayrischzell (1957) - (uncredited)
  • Siebenmal in der Woche (1957) - Praxl
  • Weißer Holunder (1957) - Draxltoni
  • Der schönste Tag meines Lebens (1957) - Blümel
  • Heimweh … dort, wo die Blumen blühn (1957) - Josef
  • Almenrausch und Edelweiß (1957) - Förster Fenninger
  • Hoch klingt der Radetzkymarsch (1958) - Franz Lechner, Franzis Großvater
  • When She Starts, Look Out (1958) - Onkel Tobias
  • Christine (1958) - (uncredited)
  • Mikosch of the Secret Service (1959) - Oberst Wedel - Geheimdienst-Chef
  • Sooo nicht, meine Herren! (1960) - Friedensrichter
  • Hohe Tannen (1960)
  • Im weißen Rößl (1960)
  • ...und du, mein Schatz, bleibst hier (1961)
  • Im schwarzen Rößl (1961) - Franz Joseph, Portier
  • Forever My Love (1962) - (uncredited)
  • Dance with Me Into the Morning (1962) - Kapitän Zebel
  • Die lustigen Vagabunden (1962) - Tankwart Fuchsteufel
  • Der Musterknabe (1963) - Dienstmann
  • Die ganze Welt ist himmelblau (1964) - Gutschober
  • A Fistful of Dollars (1964) - Piripero
  • Massacre at Marble City (1964) - Fishbury
  • Liebesgrüße aus Tirol (1964) - Onkel Sebastian Holl
  • Ein Ferienbett mit 100 PS (1965) - Zulassungsbeamter
  • Black Eagle of Santa Fe (1965) - Buddy
  • For a Few Dollars More (1965) - Old Prophet (final film role)
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http://isni.org/isni/0000000045372714
https://d-nb.info/gnd/136232590
https://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2002068891
https://viaf.org/viaf/9515757
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0250905/
https://www.nytimes.com/movies/person/208222/Josef-Egger
https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q78953
https://www.worldcat.org/identities/containsVIAFID/9515757
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