Kurt Zips

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Kurt Zips (born August 3, 1922 in Vienna , † August 24, 1988 in Munich ) was an Austrian actor and voice actor .


From 1943 to 1945 Zips was a member of the Vienna Burgtheater . Kurt Zips starred in numerous films and TV productions from 1949 onwards, mostly humorous characters, for example in Pippi out of control (1970), Count Yoster gave himself the honor (1970), the multi-part Die Powenzbande (alongside Gustav Knuth ) (1973 ) or Two Heavenly Daughters (1978) (next to Ingrid Steeger ). Zips made a brief appearance as an actor in the Sergio Leone film For A Few Dollars More .

Kurt Zips' high, squeaky voice was striking, but it made him a sought-after voice actor. You predestined him mainly for many roles in animated films, for example, as Alexander the Mouse in The Bee Maja , elm in Wickie and the strong men , Dr. Honeydew bunsen burner in the Muppet Show or as Elmer Fudd in Bugs Bunny , or as a speaker in Doctor Snuggles . Kurt Zips was also heard in the animated series Nils Holgersson , in which he spoke the wild goose Lasse . Zips synchronized also actors, such as Hervé Villechaize in The Man with the Golden Gun or Balok in the spaceship Enterprise episode poker games .

Kurt Zips' grave is in the cemetery in Munich-Haidhausen .

Filmography (selection)

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Individual evidence

  1. ^ Knerger.de: The grave of Kurt Zips