Rosemarie Fendel (born April 25, 1927 in Koblenz-Metternich ; † March 13, 2013 in Frankfurt am Main ) was a German actress , dubbing and radio play speaker who occasionally worked as a screenwriter , theater director and acting teacher.
After taking acting lessons with Maria Koppenhöfer , Rosemarie Fendel made her debut as a theater actress in Munich in 1947 . Further engagements in Düsseldorf, Tübingen, Frankfurt and at the Schillertheater (Berlin) followed. In addition, she appeared in film and television productions and also wrote scripts for films and television games.
From 1948 Rosemarie Fendel also worked extensively in dubbing. For a long time she became the German standard dubbing voice for Elizabeth Taylor (among others in Cleopatra , Die Hour der Komödianten or Entebbe ) and Jeanne Moreau (among others in The Bride wore black or Viva Maria! ) . She also lent her voice to Gina Lollobrigida in Love, Bread and Fantasy , Simone Signoret in Die Teuflischen or Angie Dickinson in The Shadow of the Giant . In the episode Columbo - gossip can be fatal (original title: Requiem for a Falling Star , 1972) she was the dubbing voice for Anne Baxter .
She was also a very busy radio play speaker. Her best-known roles included the portrayal of Steve Temple in the eight-part production Paul Temple and the Conrad case , which Bayerischer Rundfunk produced in 1959 under the direction of Willy Purucker . It was the only Paul Temple radio play that the BR produced.
Rosemarie Fendel's first marriage was to the actor and director Hans von Borsody . Their daughter Suzanne von Borsody , who was born in this marriage, is also an actress. Fendel lived with the director Johannes Schaaf for a long time . In 1980/1981 she went to the Schauspiel Frankfurt , where Schaaf was the artistic director and the co-determination theater was about to end.
In addition to her work as an actress, Fendel also worked on literary and musical projects. She performed as a duo with Olaf Van Gonnissen (guitar); With Willy Freivogel (flute), Rainer Schumacher (clarinet) and Sigi Schwab (guitar) she designed a Goethe reading, with her daughter Suzanne von Borsody and the duo Freivogel / Schwab a Mascha Kaléko project.
- 1959: Paul Temple and the Conrad Case - Director: Willy Purucker , BR
- 1969: Alain Franck : The Truth - Director: Otto Düben , SDR
- 1979: Helmuth M. Backhaus : The Mata Hari Case - Director: Otto Kurth , BR
- 1989: Bernard-Marie Koltès : Return to the Desert - Director: Norbert Schaeffer , SDR and RIAS Berlin
- 2002: Dick Francis : Rampant . Radio play adaptation based on the novel Zügellos : Alexander Schnitzler. Composition: Pierre Oser. - Director: Klaus Zippel, Production: MDR and SWR, 1 CD, length: approx. 71 min. Der Audio Verlag , Berlin 2003, ISBN 3-89813-266-8
- 2002: Edith Nesbit : The Children of Arden (Aunt Edith) - Director: Robert Schoen (Children's radio play - SWR)
- 2005: Frank Conrad: It's got late - Director: Barbara Plensat , Deutschlandradio Kultur, (together with Axel Prahl )
- 2005: Sibylle Lewitscharoff : 81 - Director: Christiane Ohaus , DKultur and RB
- 2006: Rafik Schami : The dark side of love - Director: Claudia Johanna Leist, 4 parts, WDR
- 2011: Hanns Heinz Ewers : Clarimonde based on the story Die Spinne - Director: Uwe Scharek, DKultur
- 2011: WG Sebald : Austerlitz - Director: Stefan Kanis , MDR
- 1972: Federal Film Prize
- 1973: Golden Camera
- 1974: Grimme Prize for Im Reservat
- 1999: Federal Cross of Merit 1st Class of the Federal Republic of Germany
- 2003: Honorary award from the Hessian Prime Minister for special achievements in the field of film and television
- 2007: Bavarian TV Prize
- 2009: Goethe plaque from the city of Frankfurt am Main
- Rosemarie Fendel , Internationales Biographisches Archiv 50/2011 of December 13, 2011, in the Munzinger Archive ( beginning of article freely available)
- Literature by and about Rosemarie Fendel in the catalog of the German National Library
- Rosemarie Fendel in the Internet Movie Database (English)
- Rosemarie Fendel at filmportal.de
- Rosemarie Fendel in the German dubbing file
- Rosemarie Fendel. In: prisma.de.
- Dieter Bartetzko : On the death of Rosemarie Fendel: As if time had no power over it. In: FAZ.net . March 14, 2013, accessed November 3, 2019 .
- Died: Rosemarie Fendel. In: Der Spiegel 12/2013. March 18, 2013, p. 154 .
- Klaus Nerger: Rosemarie Fendel. In: knerger.de. April 24, 2019, accessed November 3, 2019 .
- Frank Conrad: It's gotten late. In: Deutschlandfunk-Kultur broadcast radio play and feature. October 2, 2005, accessed November 3, 2019 .
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German actress, dubbing and radio play speaker|
|DATE OF BIRTH||April 25, 1927|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Metternich , German Empire|
|DATE OF DEATH||13th March 2013|
|Place of death||Frankfurt am Main , Hessen, Germany|