Klaus Schwarzkopf

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Klaus Schwarzkopf (December 18, 1922 in Neuruppin – June 21, 1991 in Bochum) was a German actor. From 1971 until 1978 he starred in the Norddeutscher Rundfunk version of the popular television crime series Tatort. He was also known as a respected stage actor and for being the German synchronisation voice of Peter Falk as Columbo during the 1970s.

Schwarzkopf was gay, but never admitted it. His partner was the dancer Hubertus Moeller. Schwarzkopf died in 1991 of AIDS.[1]





  1. ^ Bernd-Ulrich Hergemöller: Mann für Mann – Ein biographisches Lexikon, Suhrkamp Taschenbuch, Hamburg 2001

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