Born: 1938, Graz, Austria
Died: 5/22/2009, Vienna, Austria
Actor Alexander Grill dies of stroke:
Veteran actor Alexander Grill died Friday May 22 in Vienna from a stroke.
The Theater in der Josefstadt announced the death of Grill, who had been scheduled to act in the premiere of the play "Talisman" at the theatre yesterday evening.
Grill, 70, who had replaced Fritz Muliar as Baron Ciccio in the play "Die Wirtin" at the beginning of May, suffered a stroke last Saturday. Muliar died at age 79 on 4 May.
Grill, who was born in 1938 in Graz, had been a member of the theatre’s ensemble of actors since 2005. He also had many engagements in Germany at theatres and opera houses in Munich, Stuttgart, Düsseldorf and Frankfurt.
The actor also appeared in a number of performances at Vienna’s Burgtheater, Volkstheater and Akademietheater, at others during the city’s annual "Festwochen" (Festival Weeks), and at some at Graz’ Schauspielhaus.
Alexander Grill's western - actor:
Cry of the Black Wolves - 1972