Carl W. Fernbach
1915 - 1967
The actor Carl W. Fernbach studied acting at the Academy for Music and Performing Arts in Vienna and Salzburg.
He made his stage debut as an actor in 1935 at the Theater Scala in Vienna, later followed engagements at other theaters like the Wiener Bürgertheater.
Only one year after his first stage appearance he took part in his first movie "Manja Valewska" (36) with Maria Andergast and Olga Tschechowa.
But afterwards followed a long interruption in the film business and
he acted for the theater exclusively.
He continued his stage career after the war, at the same time he also took part in movies again.
After movies like "Das unsterbliche Antlitz" (47) and "Märchen vom Glück" (49) he became a demanded support actor from the 50s and especially during the 60s.
To his well-known movies of the 50s belong "Der fidele Bauer" (50), "Spionage" (55), "Der Kongress tanzt" (55), "Kronprinz Rudolfs letzte Liebe" (56) and "Der Verräter" (59).
In the last years of his life he imersonated again numerous roles in
popular movies, among them "Meine Nichte tut das nicht" (60), "Kriminaltango"
(60), "Die Abenteuer des Grafen Bobby" (61), "Die Fledermaus" (62), "Rote
Lippen soll man küssen" (63), "Destry reitet wieder" (66), "Astoria"
(67) and "Das Attentat – Der Tod des Engelbert Dollfuss" (67).
He was married with the actress Dany Sigel, his brother was the well-known
musician Johannes Fehring.
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