Gerd Baltus

Gerd Baltus (29 March 1932 – 13 December 2019)[1] was a German television actor.

Gerd Baltus
Born(1932-03-29)29 March 1932
Died13 December 2019(2019-12-13) (aged 87)
Hamburg, Germany

Baltus was born in Bremen. While doing law studies Baltus became interested in acting. In 1952 he got his first theatre booking in Hamburg, later in Bonn, West Berlin and Munich.

Baltus became known to a broad public however above all as a regular guest with crime film series such as Derrick and Tatort. He had basic roles also in the miniseries PS (1975) and in the popular family saga Lorentz & Söhne [it], where he starred with Ernst Schröder and Hans Korte before the camera. Besides his film work Baltus worked extensively as a speaker of radio plays.

In 1964 he received the Federal Film Award for his work in the film The Blood of the Walsungs. He died in Hamburg.

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1965 The Blood of the Walsungs Justus / Leutnant
1966 I Am Looking for a Man Studientrat Benzinger
1967 Bonditis Frank Born
1967 Der Tod läuft hinterher [de] Harry Brenton 2 episodes
1968 Komm nur, mein liebstes Vögelein [de] Commentator
1968 Der Idiot Prince Myshkin TV miniseries[2]
1971 Wie ich ein Neger wurde Lehrer
1973 The Caretaker [de] Aston TV movie
1974 Ein ganz perfektes Ehepaar Robert Krieg
1975-1976 PS Herr Volker Schmitting 8 episodes
1977-1994 Derrick Konrad Schreiber / Kubeck / Abel / Hahne / Dr. Schöler / Erich Kleemann / Lehrer / Karl Hauweg / Martin Schlehdorn 9 episodes
1978 Die Anstalt Dr. Steinhausen
1978 Lean Times Dr. Peter Helfrich 12 episodes
1985 Angry Harvest Geistlicher
1985 Die Einsteiger Direktor Kappellusch
1986 Teufels Großmutter Frank Engelhardt 12 episodes
1986 Käthe Kollwitz Sander
1988 Lorentz & Söhne [it] Gerhard Lorentz 11 episodes
1989-1992 Mit Leib und Seele Klaus Bardusch 16 episodes
1993-1997 Ein Bayer auf Rügen Donatius Domberger 45 episodes
1996 Unser Lehrer Doktor Specht Herr Hohlbein 13 episodes

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.spiegel.de/kultur/tv/gerd-baltus-ist-tot-beliebter-tv-schauspieler-starb-mit-87-jahren-a-1301294.html
  2. ^ "Der Idiot (D 1968)". Fernsehserien.de. Retrieved 4 January 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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