Adolf Heinzlmeier

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Adolf Heinzlmeier (* 1936 in Munich ) is a German journalist , film critic and author .


Adolf Heinzlmeier worked, among other things, as a designer and typesetter , studied German , Romance languages and philosophy . He then specialized in film art and worked as a freelance writer for magazines and publishers. Often together with Berndt Schulz , he wrote several non-fiction books on film history and dictionaries on German and international film stars. The Lexicon Films on TV (first published in 1988) offered an extensive collection of their critical views on thousands of cinema and television films . In addition, Heinzlmeier also wrote numerous biographies about actors such as Marlene Dietrich , Johnny Depp , Jack Nicholson , Meryl Streep , Kim Basinger , Julia Roberts , Sandra Bullock , Mel Gibson , Heiner Lauterbach and Sean Connery . The books were published by Fischer , Hoffmann and Campe and Schwarzkopf & Schwarzkopf , among others .

In 2006 he published his first detective novel under the title Death Fall . With this book he started his series about the Frankfurt private detective Peter Merton.

Adolf Heinzlmeier, who also worked as an editor and translator , lives in Frankfurt am Main and Andalusia .

Works (selection)

Film books

Crime novels

Editorial activity


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