Grete worm

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Grete Wurm (born June 8, 1919 in Wiesbaden , † March 28, 2002 in Stuttgart ; real name: Margarethe Bauer-Wurm ) was a German actress .


After school she received acting lessons in Munich . She made her debut in 1945 at the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden , of which she was a member until 1948.

This was followed from 1948 to 1963 by the Osnabrück City Theaters and the stages of the Hanseatic City of Lübeck , from 1963 to 1969 the Theater of the City of Essen and the German Theater of Göttingen , from 1969 to 1978 the stages of the City of Cologne and from 1978 to 1983 the Münchner Kammerspiele . Guest performances have taken her to the Württemberg State Theater in Stuttgart , to the stages of the city of Bonn and in 1976 to the Gandersheim Cathedral Festival , where she was awarded the Roswitha Ring that same year .

She became known to a wide audience through the television series These Drombuschs in the role of Grandma Drombusch. In 1967 Grete Wurm was awarded the German Critics' Prize.

She was a radio play speaker at countless productions in use, as well as in one of the famous Paul Temple radio plays of WDRs , namely 1968 Paul Temple and the case Alex .

Grete Wurm lived in Munich-Bogenhausen for a long time . She died of a heart attack in her hotel room in Stuttgart , where she was recording radio plays . She was cremated, the urn was buried in her native Wiesbaden.


Radio plays

  • 1979: Arno Holz : Die Blechschmiede Director: Heinz von Cramer . BR / RIAS / WDR
  • 1988: Jean Paul : Assumption and Fall of Hell of the airship Giannozzo (The mature widow). Editing and direction: Heinz von Cramer. BR / SDR
  • 1991: Elfriede Jelinek : Burgteatta (Resi). Director: Hans Gerd Krogmann . BR / ORF
  • 1995: Hartmut Geerken : after else lasker-schüler's tragedy I & I (the curtain falls in the shape of a heart) BR. As a podcast / download in the BR radio play pool.
  • 1995: Ana Blandiana : The Applause Machine (Comrade Mardare). Director: Jörg Jannings . BR / SWF
  • 1998: Bruno Schulz : How Jakub, my father, changed away from us - adaptation, direction and music collage: Heinz von Cramer (family drama - HR)

Web links

Individual evidence

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  2. BR radio play Pool - Geerken, based on else lasker-schüler's tragedy I & I (the curtain falls in the shape of a heart)