1911 - 1996
The actor Heinz Engelmann finished a commercial education before he made his film debut at the end of the 30's.
For the Ufa he appeared in the movies "Pour le Mérite" (38), "Drei Unteroffiziere" (39), "D III 38" (39), "Kongo-Express" (39), "Am Abend auf der Heide" (41), "U-Boote westwärts" (41) and "Das grosse Spiel" (41).
During the war he served in the antiaircraft artillery and fell into
the hands of the Americans.
He succeeded a comeback as a film actor in the 50's and left a lasting
impression in movies like "Die Spur führt nach Berlin" (52), "Made
in Germany" (56), "Haie und kleine Fische" (57) and "U47 - Kapitänleutnant
Prien" (58), not least because of his voice full of character.
In the 60's followed movies like "Das Gasthaus an der Themse" (62), "Das siebente Opfer" (64) and "Vier Schlüssel" (66). His last appearance in front of the camera was "More" (69).
Besides his activity as an actor he was very popular for his synchronising works. He lent his prominent voice to actors like John Wayne, William Holden, Gregory Peck, Gary Cooper, Stewart Granger, James Mason, Randolph Scott and Errol Flynn.
Heinz Engelmann fell into oblivion in his last years. He didn't become engagements, later he had to fight with physical problems.
Heinz Engelmann was among others married with the actress Gertrud Meyen.
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