Refuge book wood
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refugeWerner book wood, the son of Werner Albert Edmund Rhode and Maria Hasenkamp sees to 4. December 1933 in the citizen of Berlin quarter Neukölln the light of the world. Only it receives the name book wood to 1938 by the marriage of its nut/mother with the shoemakerHugo book wood. His physical father, the nut/mother Maria after the knowledge of their pregnancy with refuge leaves, dies 1945 in a prisoner of war military hospital. Refuge never becomes acquainted with it. Briefly after its birth it its nut/mother gives to care parents, to the family Nowak. Itprovide very well for the young refuge. After the marriage of nut/mother Maria with Hugo book wood fetches the family back it at the age of 4 years again. They live now in the citizen of Berlin worker quarter of Prenzlauer mountain. Refuge learns fast independentlyto be independent and. In the year 1941 its half sister Heidi is born. Refuge worries agitating about its small sister. It gives it also its pointed name “Hotte”, which it is to keep up to its death. As 1943 with the air raidsthe allied one the hot phase of the Second World War and its stepfather begins already drew in, refuge into a land dispatch home in Schlesien is brought. For the time of moving the Red Army close toward Berlin it decides there to arrive around itsTo assist nut/mother. The attempt fails however. In war confusions of the last days the children are evacuated, their course is bombarded however by mistake by allied low fliers, many children to die. Refuge pierces itself with a friend over Magdeburg to Berlin,where it arrives 1945 finally. Trauma tables the war experiences it changed, he work more calmly, more seriously and more thoughtfully.
In Berlin back, he holds himself with different jobs over water. In addition it takes its school career, during the war interruptedwill had. It participates in a school performance of Kabale and love . Further it plays the main role in the piece the raft of the Medusa, which are to be produced for the Hebbel theatre. Starting from 1948 refuge book wood works as a Statist toMetropoltheater, it plays among other things eine Rolle inKästners Stück Emil und die Detektive und als Kinderstatist im Dreimäderlhaus, nebenbei betätigt er sich als Synchronsprecher. 1950 break book wood off the school without a conclusion, around itself now completely the playto dedicate. It takes professional play instruction. After a short employment with the radio he is to be seen until 1955 on numerous citizen of Berlin stages, among other things the lock park theatre and the Schillertheater.
Its canvas debut gives book wood 1952 as Komparse („young man at the radio tower “)into the trace leads to Berlin. Already for its fourth film sky without stars of Helmut Käutner he is selected 1955 with the film festivals in Cannes to the best actor. A short period of reduced circumstances follows before book wood 1956 with thatMain role into the halfstrong, at the side of Karin Baal, the break-through succeeds. Also its next film last stop love becomes a success and strengthens its call as “German James Dean “. The figure of the widerspenstigen rebel seems to italmost on the body tailored and makes it in east and West Germany a Jugendidol.
The Thomas's man - filming of confessions of the Hochstaplers Felix Krull, for whom it receives a Bambi, announces book wood finally also internationally. After it also Wet bitumen a further large success to celebrate knows, turns it 1959 with tiger Bay its first foreign film. With critics its achievement encounters large praise. it finally gives its debut at Broadway to 1959 in Cherie.
it turns 1959 The dead ship, its provisionally last German film. From now on book wood, which controls six languages flowing, is mainly in the USA, France, Italy and Great Britain and Northern Ireland active. He gets offers from all world and plays 1960 and 1961 in two Hollywood - films also, which become world successes. On the one hand in the legendary Western glorious filters, with John Sturges direction and book wood in the role of the “Chico” leads beside Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson and James Coburn brilliert, as well as in unity, two, three, a today highly estimated comedy over the cold war under star director Billy of savages. That creates it of book wood and James Cagney all play art to take out, although itself the two Hauptprotagonistendo not understand at the set particularly well.
Only 1973 turn book wood for however Johnny… to Germany back. In the subsequent years he works mainly for the television. 1981 he even gets his own TV-transmission named astroshow, in that it around pointing sayingand Horoskope goes. Together with the Astrologin Elizabeth Tessier examines book wood 8 candidates for her Tierkreiszeichen. The row ends however already after 5 consequences.
Despite its success book wood up to its death plays regularly theatres. It last was in Cabaret to see and the twelve jurors. Its last large cinema role has it 1997 as KZ - physician in Roberto Benignis OSCAR - premium ores film the life is beautiful.
Refuge book wood dies unexpectedly at the 3. March 2003 at a pneumonia, thoseit tightened itself after an operation because of a thigh neck break. From its marriage with the French actress Myriam Bru (since 1958) originate two children, Beatrice and Christopher. Together with their nut/mother they still carry out its desire in the autumn 2003an autobiography, for which it did not have unfortunately any longer enough time. They bring its life out in pictures” a book of pictures with biographic notes with “refuge book wood -, which appreciates its life's work. Its son Christopher, that likewise as actors andDirector works, creates with the film “refuge book wood… my dad " in the autumn 2005 a Hommage to its father and processes at the same time his relationship to his famous father.
- 1952: The trace leads to Berlin
- 1955: Regine
- 1955: Sky without stars
- 1956: The halfstrong
- 1957: Last stop love
- 1957: Monpti
- 1957: Confessions of the Hochstaplers Felix Krull
- 1958: Wet bitumen
- 1958: Auferstehung
- 1959: Tiger Bay
- 1959: The dead ship
- 1960: The glorious seven
- 1961: Fanny
- 1961: One, two, three
- 1963: The naked one
- 1963: Nine hours to the eternity
- 1971: Le Sauveur
- 1977: With the night death comes
- 1978: How the westWhich Won
- 1988: And play the violin grow silent
- 1992: Those would eat the steel eagles
- 1993: In far distance, so near!
- 1997: The life is beautifully
Myriam Bru, Beatrice and. Christopher book wood: Refuge book wood- Its life in pictures, Henschel publishing house Berlin 2004, ISBN 3-89487-468-6
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|NAME||book wood, refuge Werner|
|ALTERNATIVE NAME||Henry Bookholt|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||of German actors|
|DATE OF BIRTH||4. December 1933|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Berlin|
|DYING DATE||3. March 2003|