The son of a senior insurance inspector completed his acting training with Else Bongers in Berlin and made his debut at the Renaissance theater there in 1948 . After that, engagements took him to numerous Berlin theaters, including the stands , the Schlosspark Theater , the Theater am Kurfürstendamm and other venues in Munich , Hamburg , Frankfurt and Stuttgart . As a youthful lead actor and later as a character actor, he took on numerous roles in film and television. One of his most famous films was the DEFA fairy tale film The Singing, Sounding Tree , in which he played the prince. After that he worked exclusively in the West.
Dux has also been extensively involved in dubbing since 1948 and, together with Jürgen Thormann, is one of the longest-serving German speakers. In the 1950s and 1960s he was the standard voice of Audie Murphy , between 1957 and 1991 the standard voice of Anthony Perkins , whom he spoke in the classic Psycho . Dux also dubbed such well-known actors as Van Johnson (inter alia in 23 steps to the abyss ), Steve Martin (inter alia in Solo for 2 , LA Story or Father of the Bride ), Fred Astaire ( inter alia in Easter Walk and Royal Wedding ), the main actor George Peppard in the action series The A-Team and Jerry Stiller in the sitcom King of Queens .
After Joachim Höppner died in 2006, Dux took over the dubbing of Ian McKellen ( Gandalf ) in Peter Jackson's Hobbit trilogy . In the series Designated Survivor (from 2016) he dubbed Geoff Pierson in 12 episodes in the role of former President Cornelius Moss. He can also be heard in the animated film The Boss Baby .
Eckart Dux is also active as a radio play speaker, for example as Flitze Feuerzahn in the radio play series of the same name from Europe (1984 to 1987), as Conni's grandfather in the radio plays in the children's book series Meinefreund Conni , as a narrator in the maritime production Edgar Wallace (from 2004) and in the audio book series Darkside Park (2009) by Ivar Leon Menger . In 2001, Dux set Steve Martin's audio book to Blanker Nonsense to music . He took on guest roles in several episodes of the detective series Die drei ??? and in a case for TKKG . More recently he has taken on regular roles in Titania Medien's horror cabinet series .
- 1950: The Merry Wives of Windsor
- 1951: The house in Montevideo
- 1952: The colorful dream
- 1953: Postman Müller
- 1957: The singing, ringing tree
- 1958: Two hearts in May
- 1960: We cellar children
- 1960: Gustav Adolfs Page
- 1962: The scarf (TV multi-part)
- 1962: As great as it was back then
- 1963: Jack and Jenny
- 1963: my daughter and me
- 1966–1970: Police radio calls (TV series)
- 1970: O Happy Day
- 1970–1974: Hamburg Transit (TV series)
- 1972-1973: Butler Parker
- 1974: The Commissioner : The night with Lansky
- 1974: Tatort - playback or the show goes on (TV series)
- 1978: Lucky Luke - His greatest trick
- 1981: Special Department K1 : The Trail on the River
- 1986: Tatort - Deadly Blinding
- 1990: The money is in the bank
- 1997: Rosamunde Pilcher - The price of love
- 1997: Santa Claus & Co. KG as Santa Claus
- 1998–2007: King of Queens ( The King of Queens , TV series)
- 2000: Hotel Elfie (pilot film)
- 2000: metropolitan area
- 2002: Rosa Roth
- 2003: Adelheid and her murderers
- 2007: Leo - an almost perfect guy
- 2007: Elvis and the Commissioner - Die twice does not count
- 2009: The treasure from Elsensee
- 2006: Synchron Listener Award Die Silhouette in the category "Dubbing Actor Series" for Jerry Stiller in King of Queens
- 2008: German price for dubbing for his outstanding oeuvre in dubbing
- 2013: Ohrkanus audio book and radio play award for life's work
- Thomas Groom : Stars and their voices. Lexicon of voice actors. Pp. 82-83; Schüren, Marburg 2009, ISBN 978-3-89472-627-0
- Literature by and about Eckart Dux in the catalog of the German National Library
- Eckart Dux in the Internet Movie Database (English)
- Eckart Dux in the German dubbing file (with audio sample from 1960)
- Eckart Dux at defa-sternstunden.de, accessed on November 27, 2016.
- Designated Survivor: Geoff Pierson by Eckart Dux as Cornelius Moss. In: synchronkartei.de. Retrieved October 17, 2019.
- Steve Martin - Nonsense @ H? RNews.de. Retrieved June 2, 2019 .
- Kati Schaefer: Winner of the Ohrkanus radio play and audio book award ceremony 2013. Ohrkanus audio book and audio play award , April 28, 2013, archived from the original on May 19, 2014 ; Retrieved April 29, 2013 .
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Dux, Ecki (full name)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German actor and voice actor|
|DATE OF BIRTH||December 19, 1926|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Berlin|