Monday, June 29, 2015

RIP Dietrich Haugk

Director Dietrich Haugk has died – 40 years of directing TV

Dietrich Haugk who directed many German television thrillers and written teleplays, has died at the age of 90 years.

He directed the first and the last “Derrick”: The director Dietrich Haugk, the other German TV thrillers as “The Old Man” or the “metropolitan area” is staged, died on Sunday. He was 90. 

Dietrich Haugk died on Sunday, his family confirmed on Monday the German Press Agency in Berlin. Born in Thuringia he was active first as a theater directorial work and then for 40 years in television.

He directed 14 “Derrick” episodes, including Stephan Derrick’s debut “Forest Path” (1974) and the last case, “The Farewell Gift” (1998). Even with “Der Kommissar”, “The Old Man”, “metropolitan area” and “practice Bülowbogen” he led multiple Director.

In addition Haugk worked as a screenwriter and voice actor. He lent his voice as Montgomery Clift in the film “From Here to Eternity.” As a professor of the former Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts Mozarteum in Salzburg Haugk formed in more than two decades of more than 200 students of acting and directing classes. “His commitment to the students will never be forgotten,” said a spokesman Mozarteum. (Dpa)

HAUGK, Dieterich
Born: 5/12/1925, Ellrich, Thuringia, Germany
Died: 6/28/2015, Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Dietrich Haugk’s western – director:
Destry reitet wieder (TV) - 1966

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