Dietmar Schönherr

Dietmar Otto Schönherr (German: [ˈdiːtmaʁ ˈʃøːnhɛʁ] (listen); 17 May 1926 – 18 July 2014) was an Austrian film actor. He appeared in 120 films between 1944 and 2014.[1] He was famous for playing the role of Major Cliff Allister McLane in the German science fiction series Raumpatrouille. He was born in Innsbruck, Austria. He was married to the Danish actress Vivi Bach from 1965 until her death in 2013.[2] In 2011 he was awarded with the Austrian Cross of Honour for Science and Art, 1st class.[3]

Dietmar Schönherr
Portrait Dietmar Schönherr.jpg
Photographed by his wife Vivi Bach
Born(1926-05-17)17 May 1926
Innsbruck, Tyrol, Austria
Died18 July 2014(2014-07-18) (aged 88)
Ibiza, Spain
Years active1944–2014
(m. 1965; died 2013)

Selected filmographyEdit


  1. ^ "Dietmar Schönherr". Film Portal. Retrieved 7 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Schauspieler: Dietmar Schönherr ist tot". Die Zeit. Retrieved 18 July 2014.
  3. ^ "Reply to a parliamentary question" (PDF) (in German). p. 20123. Retrieved 17 January 2013.

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