life and work
origin and education
Helga Göring was born to Hugo Göring and his wife Gertrud Göring. Her father, who came from the Rhineland , was a well-known Meissen ophthalmologist ; her mother was from Dresden and worked as a surgical nurse . She grew up with her sister Doris, who was four years her senior, in a villa at Weinberggasse 8 on the Ratsweinberg. From 1938 to 1940, Helga Göring trained as an actor at the Academy for Music and Theater in Dresden ; among her teachers was Erich Ponto . She passed the acting exam in 1940 with distinction.
Göring received her first theatrical engagement in 1940 at the Stadttheater Bielefeld . A brief engagement in Frankfurt am Main followed . In 1943 she went to the Deutsches Schauspielhaus (Small House) in Hamburg . There she was engaged until the war-related closure of all German theaters in the late summer of 1944. the Gretchen in Faust I. After the Second World War , Göring immediately moved to the Soviet Zone . She was briefly engaged (season 1946/1947) at the Stadttheater Stendal . An intendant had suggested to her shortly after the end of the war that the name Göring might evoke false memories, and so she temporarily called herself after a relative, Helga Bonnet . In 1947 she went to the Comedy Dresden; 1948 to the Albert Theater in Dresden.
From 1950 until the mid-1950s she was a permanent member of the ensemble at the Staatstheater Dresden . Göring played a wide repertoire in Dresden , which included plays by William Shakespeare , the German-language authors of the Classical and Romantic eras , turn-of-the-century theater, but also modern and contemporary theater. Her roles in Dresden included: Blanca von Kastilien in König Johann , the title role in Emilia Galotti (director: Martin Hellberg , with Hans Finohr as father Odoardo Galotti), the maid Franziska in Minna von Barnhelm , Amalia von Edelreich in Die Räuber , Klarchen in Egmont (Director: Martin Hellberg), Gretchen in Faust I (1950; Director: Martin Hellberg), Adelheid von Walldorf in Götz von Berlichingen (alongside Hans Finohr in the title role), Hedwig in Wilhelm Tell , Lucietta in Die Liebeshandel von Chiozza , Emma Baumert in The Weavers and Joan in Saint Joan by George Bernard Shaw . She also acted in the plays The Holy Three Monkeys by Ilse Czech-Kuckhoff (as Margrit Heduweit), Floridsdorf by Friedrich Wolf (as the teacher Gretl), The Way into Life by Miloslav Stehlik (as Colonist Maruscha) and Die Sonnenbrucks by Leon Kruczkowski ( as Marikke).
Later she also made guest appearances in Potsdam , Berlin, at the Staatstheater Schwerin (as Countess Terzky in Wallenstein ; alongside Hans Finohr as Buttler) and at the Schauspielhaus Leipzig . With her commitment to film, her performances at the theater decreased significantly; she gave only a few guest appearances at the theater. In the 1990s, Göring turned to boulevard theater ; she acted at the Theater am Kurfürstendamm , in Hamburg and the Comödie Dresden in the plays Widow 's Club (with Ingeborg Krabbe and Marianne Kiefer as partners) and Süsser die Glocken . In February 2002, Göring appeared again as a theater actress in her native town of Meissen. In the Meissen cathedral provost she played, together with Johanna Spitzer , in the two-person play Von Mutterlein Frohnatur in a production of the Meissen theater; she last appeared in this role in the 2007/2008 season.
film, television and radio
After Helga Göring starred opposite Hans Hardt-Hardtloff in the short film Can't Happen (1950), she was discovered by Martin Hellberg for the film and made her feature film debut in his production The Condemned Village . In the period that followed, she developed into a sought-after character actress, especially in tragic and dignified roles.
From 1961 to 1991, Helga Göring was a member of the ensemble of Deutsches Fernsehen . Especially through the title role in the Anna Seghers film The Great Journey of Agathe Schweigert (1972) by Joachim Kunert , she gained great popularity. Seghers wrote the role for Helga Goering. She acted in numerous literary adaptations, such as Minna von Barnhelm or The Soldier's Luck (1961) and The Adventures of Werner Holt (1965). In addition, she was in several productions of the Moritzburg TV theater such as Szöke Szakall's The String Quartet (1965), Ludwig Thomas The Little Relatives and Lottchen's Birthday (1975), Curt Goetz ' The Lampshade (1976) and Heinz Drewniok 's It was so nice in our quartet ( 1983) as well as in several episodes of the crime series The public prosecutor has the floor and police call 110 . Helga Göring has repeatedly worked with the actor, voice actor and moderator Herbert Köfer , often as a married couple. In the 20-part evening series Pensioners never have time , she was the pensioner Anna Schmidt at his side. In the TV series Stories about the Garden Fence and its sequel News about the Garden Fence , they played the Timms. In the television comedy Three Lovely Sisters , Göring played the lovely sister Mathilde Lehmberg alongside Ingeborg Krabbe and Marianne Kiefer . For her artistic work she was awarded the Art Prize in 1964 and the National Prize of the GDR in 1969, 1982 and 1988 .
After the fall of the Wall , she was seen in other film and television productions. Göring acted in a number of crime series, including Die Wache in the July 1994 episode of Der Augenzeuge , and in 1999 as a grandmother in Denn die Rache ist mein series The Last Witness . In 2002 and 2004 she appeared in two crime films in the TV series Tatort : In Schlaf, Kindlein, schlaf (2002) as Mother Linnartz; in Dog 's Life (April 2004) as Margot Schenk, the grandmother of detective Freddy Schenk. Both cases were cleared up by the Cologne chief inspectors Ballauf and Schenk .
In Oskar Roehler 's feature film The Untouchables (2000) she played the mother of the suicidal writer Hanna Flanders, portrayed by Hannelore Elsner . In 2001, Göring played Lotte Kröger alongside Inge Meysel in the ZDF film drama Die Liebenden vom Alexanderplatz . With the film comedy Karamuk (2003) she took part in another ZDF production. She portrayed the grandmother of a German-Turkish woman in this film. She had her last film role in 2007, alongside Sascha Hehn , in the TV crime comedy Once a thief, always a thief as Mother Berlinger.
family and death
Helga Goering was unmarried. Her daughter Manja Göring also took up the acting profession, her son-in-law was the actor Wolfgang Greese . Göring lived in Potsdam-Babelsberg for many years , most recently in a nursing home in Berlin. Göring died at the Auguste-Viktoria-Klinikum in Berlin-Schöneberg on October 3, 2010, at the age of 88 after suffering acute heart failure . On November 15, 2010, she was buried in the Protestant Georgen Parochial Cemetery in Berlin-Prenzlauer Berg .
- 1950: Can't Happen to Me (Short Film)
- 1952: The Doomed Village
- 1954: Stronger than the night
- 1957: Castles and cottages
- 1957: Two mothers
- 1957: Bärenburg cord
- 1957: Berlin – corner Schönhauser…
- 1957: Sheriff Teddy
- 1958: A girl of 16 ½
- 1958: Just One Woman
- 1959: Report 57
- 1960/2014: Summer paths
- 1961: The Stranger
- 1961: A summer's day doesn't make love
- 1962: Minna von Barnhelm or The Soldier's Luck
- 1962: The second track
- 1963: Secret archive on the Elbe
- 1964: The Song of the Trumpeter
- 1964: Follow me, rascals!
- 1965: Without a passport in someone else's bed
- 1965: The Adventures of Werner Holt
- 1965: Paroled
- 1965/1990: Don't think I'm crying
- 1966: Trail of the Stones
- 1967: My friend Sybille
- 1967: The Girl on the Board
- 1968: Murder on Monday
- 1970: On the way to Lenin
- 1970: From Our Time
- 1970: Because I Love You...
- 1970: Network
- 1972: Despite everything!
- 1973: Wolz - life and transfiguration of a German anarchist
- 1976: Carnations in aspic
- 1978: Jörg Ratgeb, painter
- 1985: White Cloud Carolin
- 1986: The Brigadier's Hat
- 2000: The Untouchables
- 2001: Gregor's Greatest Invention (short film)
- 2003: Karamuk
- 2004: The Dagger of Batu Khan
- 1962/1990: Monologue for a taxi driver
- 1964: The Man in the Mask
- 1969: Krupp and Krause (five part)
- 1970: Fish for four
- 1970: Unter den Linden - history and stories (three parts)
- 1970: Everyone Dies for Himself (three parts)
- 1972: The Great Journey of Agathe Schweigert
- 1972: The pictures of the witness Schattmann (four parts)
- 1973: Eve and Adam (four part)
- 1974: The Reed
- 1974: The Baltic Sea is calling
- 1975: Wanted poster of an undesirable
- 1976: The Rain Maid
- 1979: Marta, Marta
- 1979: Captain Mitchell's Revenge
- 1980: The Director
- 1981: Cursed and Loved (five part)
- 1982: Come with me to Chicago
- 1983: Pianke
- 1986: Ernst Thälmann (two-parter)
- 1986: King Charles
- 1986: Christmas Stories
- 1987: Maxe Baumann from Berlin
- 1988: Thanks for the flowers
- 1992: The big party
- 1995: Heart of Stone
- 1996: The Burning Snail
- 2001: The dogs are to blame
- 2001: The lovers from Alexanderplatz
- 2002: Liebesau - The other home (four parts)
- 2007: The Stranger Guest
- 2007: Once a thief, always a thief
TV series and TV series
- 1966: The public prosecutor has the floor: Bummel-Benno
- 1967: Blue Light : Night Patrol
- 1968: blue light: corpse found in hunt 14
- 1974: Police Call 110: The Missing Lords
- 1977: A Room with a View (7 episodes)
- 1978: Police call 110: wooden paths
- 1978–1979: Pensioners Never Have Time (20 episodes)
- 1982: Police call 110: barriers
- 1982: Tales of the Picket Fence (7 episodes)
- 1985: News about the garden fence (7 episodes)
- 1983: Police call 110: A nice person
- 1984: The people of Züderow (6 episodes)
- 1984–1991: Three Lovely Sisters
- 1985: The people of Züderow
- 1988: Police call 110: You'll never catch me!
- 1990: Police Call 110: The Death of the Pelican
- 1990: Spreewald family (7 episodes)
- 1995: AS - Danger Is His Business (episode Hungry Eyes )
- 1995: In All Cases Stefanie (Episode In Joyful Expectation )
- 1997: Stubbe - From case to case: Stubbe and the ghost policeman
- 1999: The Last Witness (Episode For Vengeance Is Mine )
- 2000: Einstein Castle (3 episodes)
- 2002: Tatort: Sleep, child, sleep
- 2002: Wolff's Revier (Episode Der Schutzengel )
- 2002: Our Charly (Episode Fatal Rescue )
- 2004: SOKO Leipzig (episode The Snake Pit )
- 2004: Police call 110: end of winter
- 2004: Crime Scene: Dog's Life
- 2005: Chancellery (following state visit )
- 2006: The Country Doctor (episode One Last Journey )
- 2007: Großstadtrevier (Episode Der Engel von St. Pauli )
- 1950: William Shakespeare : King Johann – Director: Martin Hellberg ( Dresden State Theater )
- 1951: William Shakespeare: Much Ado About Nothing – directed by Paul Lewitt (Dresden State Theater)
- 1952: Friedrich Schiller : Wilhelm Tell (Tell's wife) – director: Paul Lewitt (State Theater Dresden)
- 1957: Bernhard Seeger : Where the fog is gone (Bäuerin Ballinger) – director: Lothar Dutombé ( GDR radio )
- 1965: Margarete Jehn : The buzzard about us (woman) – Director: Fritz Göhler (radio play – GDR radio)
- 1967: Siegfried Pfaff : Regina B. - A day in her life (Inge's mother) - Director: Fritz-Ernst Fechner (radio play - Radio of the GDR)
- 1968: Ulrich Waldner : The forgotten wedding day (grandmother) – director: Joachim Gürtner (radio play series: Neumann, ring twice – GDR radio)
- 1968: Werner Jahn : Everything works better with music (grandma) – director: Joachim Gürtner (radio play series: Neumann, ring twice – GDR radio)
- 1968: Gerhard Jäckel : Grandma and the lodgers (grandma) – director: Joachim Gürtner (radio play series: Neumann, ring twice – GDR radio)
- 1969: Wilfried Schilling : Cellar Talks (Finchen) – Director: Joachim Staritz (radio play – GDR radio)
- 1968: Brigitte Tenzler : A little night music (grandma) – director: Joachim Gürtner (radio play series: Neumann, ring twice – GDR radio)
- 1968: Eberhard Richter : It doesn't work without a father (grandma) – director: Joachim Gürtner (radio play series: Neumann, ring twice – GDR radio)
- 1969: Peter Brock : The engagement (grandmother) – director: Joachim Gürtner (radio play series: Neumann, ring twice – GDR radio)
- 1970: Hansgeorg Meyer : family perspective (grandmother) – Director: Joachim Gürtner (radio play series: Neumann, ring twice – GDR radio)
- 1970: Arne Leonhardt : Our quiet man – director: Werner Grunow (radio play – GDR radio)
- 1970: Gottfried Teichmann : Twelve hours assembly leave (grandmother) – director: Joachim Gürtner (radio play: Neumann, ring twice No. 34 – GDR radio)
- 1973: Joachim Witte : The Arnsroder battle (grandmother) – director: Joachim Gürtner (radio play series: Neumann, ring twice – GDR radio)
- 1973: Wilhelm Hampel : for the purpose of leisure activities (grandmother) – director: Joachim Gürtner (radio play series: Neumann, ring twice – GDR radio)
- 1974: Albert Plau : Villa Klamé (grandmother) – director: Joachim Gürtner (radio play series: Neumann, ring twice – GDR radio)
- 1974: Günter Spranger : Written out for the search: Sabine (Ms. Fröhner) – director: Albrecht Surkau (radio play series: facts, no. 3 – radio of the GDR)
- 1978: Brigitte Gotthardt : Travel adventures (grandma) – director: Joachim Gürtner (radio play series: Neumann, ring twice – GDR radio)
- 1980: Dorothy L. Sayers : The Suspicion (Mrs. Sutton) – Director: Werner Grunow (Crime Radio Play – Radio of the GDR)
- 1980: Ursula Damm-Wendler : Der Schmalfilm (grandma) – director: Joachim Gürtner (radio play series: Neumann, ring twice – GDR radio)
- 1964: Art Prize of the GDR
- 1969: National Prize of the GDR , 1st class for Krupp and Krause / Krause and Krupp
- 1982: National Prize of the GDR , II class
- 1988: National Prize of the GDR , 1st class
- Frank-Burkhard Habel , Volker Wachter : Lexicon of the GDR stars. Film and television actors. Schwarzkopf & Schwarzkopf, Berlin 1999, ISBN 3-89602-304-7 , pp. 101–102.
- Frank-Burkhard Habel , Volker Wachter : The big encyclopedia of the GDR stars. The actors from film and television. Extended new edition. Schwarzkopf & Schwarzkopf, Berlin 2002, ISBN 3-89602-391-8 , pp. 112–113.
- Frank-Burkhard Habel : Encyclopedia. Actors in the GDR. Verlag Neues Leben, Berlin 2009, ISBN 978-3-355-01760-2 , pp. 124-126.
- Jan Wielgohs: Who was who in the GDR? 5th edition. Volume 1. Ch. Links, Berlin 2010, ISBN 978-3-86153-561-4 . . In:
- Günter Helmes , Steffi Schültzke (ed.): The television theater Moritzburg. Institution and Schedule . Leipzig University Press, Leipzig 2003. ISBN 3-936522-99-5 .
Claudia Kusebauch (ed.): Moritzburg TV theater II. Program history . Leipzig University Press, Leipzig 2005. ISBN 3-86583-015-3 .
- Claudia Kusebauch (with the collaboration of Michael Grisko ): The television theater Moritzburg - program chronology . Ibid., pp. 15-208.
- Kay less : the great encyclopedia of characters in film . Volume 3: F - H. John Barry Fitzgerald - Ernst Hofbauer. Schwarzkopf & Schwarzkopf, Berlin 2001, ISBN 3-89602-340-3 , p. 328.
- Helga Goering at the Internet Movie Database (English)
- Helga Göring in the Deutsche Synchronkartei
- Helga Goering at filmportal.de
- Helga Göring on film-zeit.de (archive version, December 2016)
- Helga Göring at DEFA-Sternstunden ( memento from February 11, 2013 in the web archive archive.today )
- Wehrstedt , Torsten Klaus: Farewell to a quiet woman: Helga Göring, who was born in Meißner, is dead .
- Helga Göring – a TV favorite with Meißner roots ; Retrieved November 23, 2013
- OBITUARY: Small woman, big ( Memento from October 22, 2010 in the Internet Archive ) In: Märkische Allgemeine , October 14, 2010
- Helga Göhring in "Von Mutterlein Frohnatur" ( memento from November 23, 2013 in the web archive archive.today ). Theater portal, season 2007/2008.
- Bärbel Beuchler: Millions of TV viewers have taken the actress to their hearts ( Memento from February 12, 2013 in the web archive archive.today ) In: Superillu Nachrichten , October 13, 2010. Changed on October 20, 2010.
- Bärbel Beuchler: She stays in the hearts of millions of fans ( Memento from February 12, 2013 in the web archive archive.today ) In: Superillu Nachrichten , November 16, 2010.
- GDR film prizes. In: prenzlberglive.de. Archived from the original on September 10, 2012 ; retrieved November 13, 2013 .
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Bonnet, Helga (stage name)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German actress|
|BIRTH DATE||January 14, 1922|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Meissen|
|DATE OF DEATH||October 3, 2010|
|PLACE OF DEATH||Berlin-Schoeneberg|