Heinz Bennent

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Heinz Bennent
Born (1921-07-18)18 July 1921
Stolberg, Rhineland, Germany
Died 12 October 2011(2011-10-12) (aged 90)
Lausanne, Switzerland
Occupation Actor

Heinz Bennent (18 July 1921 – 12 October 2011[1]) was a German actor.


Bennent was born in Stolberg, and served in the Luftwaffe during World War II.[2] His career began after the end of World War II in Göttingen. He moved to Switzerland in the 1970s, where he lived until his death at age 90. He was survived by his son, actor David Bennent, and daughter, actress Anne Bennent.


Film roles include:


In 1980, Bennent was nominated for the César Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Last Metro.


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