Sigmar Solbach

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Sigmar Solbach (born October 3, 1946 in Olpe ) is a German actor and voice actor .


After graduating from high school in Marburg , Sigmar Solbach did a three-year acting training at the Westphalian Drama School in Bochum . He made his debut at the Schauspielhaus Bochum . This was followed by seasons at the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden and the Städtische Bühnen Augsburg as well as numerous guest performances all over Germany, so u. a. at the Theater des Westens and the Theater am Kurfürstendamm in Berlin .

His first major appearance on German television had Solbach in 1976 in the hr -Dreiteiler Winter, who was a summer in which he held a starring role. He played the tour guide in the 1985 television series Happy Holidays . He later played in other series such as Island of Dreams (1991), Happy Journey (1992), The Holiday Doctor (2005), Under White Sails (2006) and The Dream Hotel (2007). In addition, Solbach appeared in other productions by Wolfgang Rademann , such as Das Traumschiff or Die Schwarzwaldklinik . From 1987 to 1990 he played the very successful series Das Erbe der Guldenburgs, the son of the brewery boss Margot Balbeck, played by Ruth Maria Kubitschek . He gained further popularity as Dr. Stefan Frank - The doctor whom women trust , whom he embodied from 1995 to 2001.

In addition to television roles, he can also be seen again and again in the theater . He played several times at the Bad Hersfeld Festival and the Luisenburg Festival in Wunsiedel . He is also frequently on tour with touring theaters in German-speaking countries.

In addition, Solbach is regularly active in film dubbing . For example, he lent his voice to James Stewart and Errol Flynn in several new dubbings and Joel McCrea in the new German version of Alfred Hitchcock's The Foreign Correspondent (1940). In Alien (1979) he was the German voice of Tom Skerritt , in Tennessee Nights that of Julian Sands , in the Disney cartoon Pocahontas (1995) and its sequel he was the voice of John Smith .

Solbach lives with his second wife Claudia in Munich .

Filmography (selection)

Synchronous rollers (selection)

actor Film / series role
Andy Maton Magic Beyond Words - The Magical Story of JK Rowling Christopher Little
Anthony Higgins quartet Stephan Zelli
Antonio Sabato The law of silence Rosario Inzulìa
Ciarán Hinds Jane Austen's Seduction Captain Frederick Wentworth
Jane Eyre Edward Rochester
Cliff De Young In Plain Sight (TV series) Chief Inspector Malone
Ed Harris Knightriders - knights on hot furnaces King Billy
Needful Things - In a small town Sheriff Alan Pangborn
Swing Shift - temporary love Jack Walsh
Edward Meeks Monocle laughs yellow (Synchro in 1993) Major Sidney
Errol Flynn The Lord of the Silver Mines (2nd dubbing for TV in 1998) Mike McComb
Féodor Atkine Pauline on the beach Henri
Gene Wilder The little Prince The Fox
Glenn Frey Get Harry out! Spence
Jacques Dutronc Silent fear Avit
James Bolam The Corpse Founder (Synchro in 1985) Jack Davies
James Stewart The model city Rip Smith
Vertigo - From the Realm of the Dead (3rd synchro for re-performance in 1997) John Scotty Ferguson
Jay Brazeau They - you are coming Dr. Booth
Jean-Pierre Aumont If Versailles could tell Cardinal Rohan
Jeff East Alaska Gold Rush Jack London
John Diehl Mo 'Money - Meh' money Keith Heading
John Saxon Camorra - A bull cleans up Francesco Capuano
Kevin Costner The winners - American Flyers Marcus Sommers
Kirk Douglas The strange love of Martha Ivers Walter O'Neil
Kuo Chue 5 steel fighters Luo Shin
Kyle MacLachlan Touch of pink Spirit of Cary Grant
Larry Poindexter Standoff (TV series) Carl Cunningham
Michael Biehn The seventh sign Russell Quinn
K2 - The final adventure Taylor Brooks
Michael Maloney Comet Impact - killer from space Adam Bregorsky
Michael Ontkean Slap shot (2nd synchro for ARD in 1987) Ned Braden
Michael York TekWar: Excalibur - Sword of Power Richard Stewart
Neil Dudgeon Jack Lennox - someone pulls the strings Brian Richards
Patrick Bergin Mistakes - Deadly mistakes Taylor Lewis
Patrick Mower The Devil's Bride Simon Aaron
Per Oscarsson The bunker Lund
Peter Strauss Dr. Sam Sheppard: Convicted innocently Dr. Sam Sheppard
Peter Gunn, private detective Peter Gunn
Peter Weller RoboCop Alex Murphy / RoboCop
RoboCop 2
RH Thomson Sherlock Holmes - Scandal in Bohemia Mycroft Holmes
Robert Hossein The Devil's Rest House (2nd Synchro) Daniel Boisset
Vijay Amritraj Octopussy Vijay
Yul Brynner Drug brigade Paul Vicola

Radio plays

  • 2002: Disney's Pocahontas - The original radio play for the film , Walt Disney Records, EAN: 4001504196189
  • 2013: Sherlock Holmes - Episode 9: The Elves of Cottingley , Titania Medien, ISBN 978-3-7857-4818-3


Sound carriers by and with Sigmar Solbach in the catalog of the German National Library

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Westfälische Nachrichten, October 2, 2016, Sigmar Solbach's 70th birthday: Between love for the theater and adventure .
  2. ^ Sigmar Solbach - Maximilian Lechner . ( Memento of the original from March 4, 2016 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. Biography on, accessed on January 17, 2016. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /
  3. Steffen Trunk: The doctor to whom women: What became of “Dr. Stefan Frank “alias Sigmar Solbach? ( Memento of the original from January 8, 2016 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. Promipool, May 19, 2014, accessed January 17, 2016. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /
  4. German synchronous files. In: Retrieved September 26, 2016 .