Günter Strack

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Günter Strack
Günter Strack3.jpg
Strack in 1986
Born(1929-06-04)4 June 1929
Died18 January 1999(1999-01-18) (aged 69)
Years active1958–1999
Lore Hennig
(m. 1958)

Günter Strack (4 June 1929 – 18 January 1999) was a German film and television actor.


Günter Strack (left) at an event for charity, 1986

In English language films, he played Professor Karl Manfred in the Hitchcock thriller Torn Curtain (1966) and appeared as Kunik in The Odessa File (1974). In Germany, he was known for his character in Ein Fall für zwei.


He died from heart failure. His wife Lore died in 2014 at the age of 77.

Selected filmography[edit]

Günter Strack in 1986
Year Title Role Notes
1961 The Miracle of Father Malachia Kaplan Merz
1966 Torn Curtain Professor Karl Manfred
1966 Maigret and His Greatest Case Kommissar Delvigne
1974 The Odessa File Kunik
1974 Eintausend Milliarden Mann aus der Industrie
1974 Assassination in Davos
1978 The Glass Cell Goller
1983 Die Schaukel Professor von Zwinger
1989 Asterix and the Big Fight Obelix German version, Voice
Year Title Role Notes
1975-1977 Derrick Herr Kless / Herr Greiser 2 episodes
1978 Lean Times Alfred Mildezahn 11 episodes
1978 Ein Mann will nach oben [de] Ernst Gollmer 7 episodes
1979 Iron Gustav Bankdirektor Hoppe 1 episode
1981 Tod eines Schülers Horst Wagner 6 episodes
1981-1988 Ein Fall für zwei Dr. Dieter Renz 60 episodes
1985-1994 Diese Drombuschs Uncle Ludwig 33 episodes
1986-1990 Hessische Geschichten 11 episodes
1989-1993 Mit Leib und Seele Pfarrer Adam Kempfert 51 episodes
1994-1998 Der König Hannes König 32 episodes
1996 'Der Schattenmann [de] Dr. Hans Möllbach 5 episodes

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