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Günther Kaufmann

Actor | * 06/16/1947 († 64, 05/10/2012)
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Günther Kaufmann (16 June 1947 – 10 May 2012) was a German film actor best known for his association with director Rainer Werner Fassbinder. Fassbinder directed Kaufmann in a total of 14 films, casting him in leading and minor roles. Kaufmann was also romantically involved with the director for a time. In 2002, Kaufmann was accused of murder in relation to the 2001 death of Hartmut Hagen, a 60-year-old accountant whom Kaufmann's wife had defrauded. The death was ruled accidental, though Kaufmann was sentenced to prison for lesser crimes relating to the incident. In 2005, a new police investigation discovered that Kaufmann was innocent, and had confessed to the crimes to cover up for his late wife, who may have been the perpetrator. He was subsequently released from prison and resumed his acting career. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Crime | Comedies

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Movies with Günther Kaufmann as Actor(41)

as Josef Gossmann2012 Kleine Morde
as Der schreckliche Sven2011 Wickie and the Treasure of the Gods
as DW Court2011 HipHop Express
as Joe Brandenburg2010 Jerry Cotton
as Salvatore Marino2009 Killing Is My Business, Honey
as Mark2008 Silent Resident
as Leroys Vater2007 Leroy
as Bodyguard1996 Römisches Intermezzo
as Billy Baxter1986 Whopper Punch 777
as US-Soldat1985 Otto - The Movie
as Bimbo1985 Der eiserne Weg
as Anton1982 Kamikaze 1989
as Nono1982 Querelle
as GI1981 Lola
as Franz Walsch1979 The Third Generation
as Chauffeur1978 In a Year with 13 Moons
as Sid Petterson1974 Der Tod der Schneevögel
as Zweiter Freund1973 Der Sieger von Tambo
as Günther1971 Rio das Mortes
as Whity1971 Whity
as Bauernführer1970 The Niklashausen Journey
as Kutscher Orgauer1970 Baal
as Leander1970 The Coffee House
as Günter1970 Gods of the Plague

TV Shows/Series with Günther Kaufmann as Actor(22)

as Morgan Jenkins2004 Der Elefant: Mord verjährt nie
as Antonio2001 SOKO Leipzig
as himself1999 Volle Kanne
as Killer1994 Schwarz greift ein
as Pater Clemens1994 Unsere Schule ist die Beste
as Herr Kellway1994 Der König
as Felix1993 Harry & Sunny
as Lorensons Aufseher1992 Glückliche Reise
as Fredi McGregor1990 Café Meineid
as Bubal1974 Derrick
as Festredner1974 Derrick
as Kellner1974 Derrick
1974 Derrick
as Finanzminister Lombias1973 Okay S.I.R.
as Erster Gangster1973 Okay S.I.R.
as Passant1969 Der Kommissar
as Handlanger1966 Jörg Preda berichtet

Full Name: Günther Kaufmann
Citizenship: Germany
Born: Monday, 06/16 1947 (June) in Munich
Died: Thursday, 05/10 2012 (May) in Berlin (aged: 64)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Languages: German (DE)
Participant of: Ich bin ein Star – Holt mich hier raus! (TV show/series)
Günther Kaufmann frequently works together with these people:
Dirk Galuba (26x, Actor)
Pierre Franckh (22x, Actor)
Peer Raben (22x, Crew)
Philipp Moog (18x, Actor)
Holger Petzold (18x, Actor)
Wolf Roth (17x, Actor)
Sky du Mont (17x, Actor)
Dirk Dautzenberg (17x, Actor)
Harry Baer (17x, Actor)
Horst Sachtleben (16x, Actor)
Klaus Herm (16x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:531857, Added: 10/09/2018, Last updated: 09/08/2019