Joseph Egger

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Joseph Egger
Joseph Egger as the Prophet in For a Few Dollars More (1965)
Born (1889-02-22)22 February 1889
Donawitz, Styria, Austria-Hungary
Died 29 August 1966(1966-08-29) (aged 77)
Gablitz, Lower Austria
Years active 1935–1965

Joseph Egger (22 February 1889 – 29 August 1966) was an Austrian character actor of western films. Besides acting he was a well-known music hall comedian, and he was famous for doing "tricks" with his beard.

He appeared as a character actor in many western movies including the first two films of the "Dollars Trilogy" directed by Sergio Leone, A Fistful of Dollars (1964) and For a Few Dollars More (1965), shortly before his death.

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