“The Tin Drum” star fell asleep peacefully

Mourning for Ernst Jacobi: The actor, who played more than 200 roles in his career, died on Thursday. He was 88 years old.

He started his career in the 1950s in the theater and was also a well-known face on television. Ernst Jacobi is now dead. Born in Berlin, he died in Vienna on Thursday at the age of 88, as his management told the German Press Agency. The actor fell asleep peacefully.

Ernst Jacobi was born in Berlin in 1933. After graduating from high school, he completed his acting training in the capital, and later he also took classes in Paris. From Berlin he was drawn to the Burgtheater in Vienna and the Schauspielhaus in Zurich. He was also a well-known face on TV.

Ernst Jacobi has been on television since the first test programs in the early 1950s. He has appeared in more than 200 TV roles and several feature films. Among other things, he acted in Volker Schlöndorff’s “The Tin Drum”, embodied Adolf Hitler in the BBC production “Unity Mitford” and was awarded prizes for his title hero in the television film “The Life of the Schizophrenic Poet Alexander March” from 1975.