Georg Richter

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Georg Richter
Georg Lüddeckens Alexander Richter

27 December 1915
Died10 May 1972(1972-05-10) (aged 56)
Occupation Actor
Spouse(s) Ingeborg Steffens
Bertha Smedsgaard
Parent(s) Aud Egede-Nissen
Georg Alexander
Relatives Adam Egede-Nissen (grandfather)
Georga Wilhelma Ellertsen (grandmother)
Gerd Grieg (aunt)
Ada Kramm (aunt)
Gøril Havrevold (aunt)

Georg Lüddeckens Alexander Richter (27 December 1915 10 May 1972) was a German-born Norwegian actor.

He was born in Berlin to German actor Georg Alexander and Norwegian actress Aud Egede-Nissen. He made his stage debut at Søilen Teater in 1938, and later worked for Det Norske Teatret, Det nye Teater, Riksteatret, Centralteatret, Folketeatret, Trøndelag Teater, Den Nationale Scene, and Oslo Nye Teater.

He made his film debut in 1939, in Leif Sinding's film De vergeløse based on a book by Gabriel Scott, as the principal character "Albert". He also played leading roles in Så møtes vi imorgen (1946) and Himmel og helvete (1969), and minor roles in Et spøkelse forelsker seg , Tante Pose , I slik en natt, Lake of the Dead , and Olsenbanden. [1] [2]

His stepfather was the actor Paul Richter.

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  2. Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). "Georg Richter". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 9 October 2015.