Friday, May 16, 2014

RIP Rolf Boysen

Theater legend: Rolf Boysen is dead
By staff
May 16, 2014
The theater was his great love. Even in old age, Rolf Boysen was home on the boards, which meant the world to him. Rolf Boysen at the age of 94 in Munich died on Friday, as communicated to the Kammerspiele, whose ensemble he belonged to for years. "I find a man who has seen no theater yet, would have to despair," Boysen said once in an interview of the Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR). While his career defeated at first a very different path. Boysen – 1920 born and grew up in Hamburg – began a commercial education in Flensburg, Germany, before he decided on acting. "I have simply no relationship to this matter," he remembers his brief time as a businessman. "I have not understood really that. It has I don’t care even at all. "Very different acting: he had always been a drive of representation of, said Bandhara." At the beginning of the "fun and laughter" was – then seriously fun. "It bears responsibility, Yes, responsibility for what the author has written you have to try to find out what is at the core of the text, a role, “And like hardly another there were banks. He played ancient drama, Shakespeare, German classics and contemporary pieces. Television, Boysen was known by a wider audience in the main role of a staging of Wallenstein. His first engagement was Boysen 1946 in Dortmund, then his work across the Republic and even after Austria took him. Stations next to Munich and Hamburg were Kiel, Hanover, Berlin, Dusseldorf, Bochum and Vienna. Since 2001, he was a member of the ensemble at the Bavarian Staatsschauspiel. Always it succeeded him, to recognize the life of its own in its roles and to represent his characters credible, true and clear. "Humanity is the gloss, the banks looking for in all his roles, and with which he wants to revive his figures," wrote the "Suddeutsche Zeitung" to his 50-year stage anniversary. In his last years under Dieter Dorn at the Residenztheater, he read several great epics, including Homer’s "Iliad".
Born: 3/31/1920, Flensburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Died: 5/16/2014, Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Rolf Boysen’s westerns – voice actor:
Blood for a Silver Dollar – 1965 [German voice of Peter Cross]


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