Actress Ruth Maria Kubitschek died | EUROtoday

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For a few years, Kubitschek had an enduring affect on German tv. She was on board the ZDF “Traumschiff”, acted within the ARD “Tatort” and within the collection “Das Erbe der Guldenburgs” on ZDF. Kubitschek achieved cult standing alongside Helmut Fischer as Annette von Soettingen alias “Spatzl” within the Bavarian Broadcasting TV collection “Monaco Franze – Der ewige Stenz”.

The actress was born in 1931 in Komotau (now Czech Republic) on the sting of the Ore Mountains. Towards the tip of the Second World War, the household fled to Saxony-Anhalt. After attending drama colleges in Halle and Weimar, she made her debut as Fina in Brecht's “Mr. Puntila and his servant Matti” in Halle. Within just a few years, she grew to become a star of GDR tv and DEFA movies. In 1959, she went to the West together with her son. Her husband, the opera and theater director Götz Friedrich, stayed within the GDR, however was additionally allowed to direct within the West.

Kubitschek's West German profession started on the Schlosstheater in Celle. Roles in tv productions quickly adopted – appearances in “Lysistrata” (1961), “Die Powenzbande” (1973) and the title position in “Melissa” (1966). In 1985 she additionally filmed the cult collection “Kir Royal” with Helmut Dietl, which made enjoyable of the Munich stylish set. In 2013 she lastly performed her final position within the movie “Frau Ella”. Since 2013 she had been a Swiss citizen and lived in Ascona. She died in a hospital, mentioned her spokeswoman Yvonne von Stempel. Her final phrases have been: “The earth gave me a wonderful home in this world. With deep gratitude I am moving on to the other world. It exists, you can believe me.” The funeral service will happen within the closest household circle.