"The swiss actor Bruno Ganz has died, the 77-year-old."
"He should have died in his home in Zurich during the Friday evening, writes the BBC."
"One of his most famous roles is the one as Adolf Hitler in the movie ”the Downfall”."
"The swiss actor Bruno Ganz died in his home in Zurich during the Friday evening, reports the BBC. He was 77 years old."
"the Actor is mainly known for the German-speaking film and teaterpubliken, but he has also starred in several English movies. Among other things, ”The Reader” and ”The Counselor”."
"Most, he is known however for his role as Adolf Hitler in the award-winning German film ”Downfall” from 2004. "
"Studied Hitler for several months."
"the Movie is about the dictator's last days in his bunker in Berlin. In the film's most famous scene may Hitler, played by Ganz, a fury – that generated countless parodies on the web."
"In an interview with The Guardian tells Bruno Ganz that he practiced in the role for four months by watching and listening to old recordings of the dictator – including a secret recording. "
"He also studied people with Parkinson's disease, which he was convinced that Hitler was part of."
"It has been previously reported that Ganz had been diagnosed with colon cancer, writes the BBC."