Rolf Wanka

Rolf Wanka (14 February 1901 – 28 November 1982) was an Austrian actor.[1][2]

Rolf Wanka
Born(1901-02-14)14 February 1901
Vienna, Austria
Died28 November 1982(1982-11-28) (aged 81)
Munich, Germany
Years active1931–1976
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He was of Czech, German and French origin.[1] His father was Dr. Josef Wanka was head physician in Vienna.[1] His mother was Emma Pippich. His family owned a mansion in Hříměždice, Czechoslovakia, where he spent a lot of time.[1] He studied Technical University in Prague, then University in Insbruck.[1] He spoke German, Czech, French and English.[1] He appeared as a leading man in many Austrian, German and Czech movies. He was married three times and had two children. His second wife was the actress Friedl Czepa.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Rolf Wanka". (in Czech). Retrieved 27 January 2011.
  2. ^ "Rolf Wanka". Film Portal. Retrieved 8 May 2020.

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