Peter Dommisch’s talent and contributions were widely recognised, and he gained fame for his diverse performances in theatre, film, television, and radio.
His impressive body of work left a lasting impact on the German entertainment industry. Peter Dommisch’s legacy lives on through his performances and contributions to the arts.
Peter Dommisch’s Biography
Peter Dommisch was a German actor, voice actor, and radio play speaker. He was born on August 1, 1934, in Berlin, and sadly died on January 4, 1991, in the same city.
Dommisch began his acting career in 1953, after graduating from the Berlin State Drama School, which is today known as the “Ernst Busch” Berlin Academy of Dramatic Arts.
He began his theatre career at the Görlitz Theatre, Cottbus Theatre, and Potsdam’s Hans Otto Theatre. He was employed at the Deutsches Theatre Berlin in 1961 and was a constant member of the ensemble until 1971. From 1971 to 1977, he performed at the Berliner Volksbühne. From 1977 until his death, he was a member of the acting ensemble of Berlin’s German Theatre.
During his career, he also appeared in the cabaret Die Distel. Dommisch was a versatile theatre actor who played roles in works by William Shakespeare, German classical and romantic authors, turn-of-the-century theatre, modern plays, Bertolt Brecht’s plays, and contemporary theatre.
Among his outstanding performances are “Midnight Mass” by Peter Karva, “Der Biberpelz,” “Trial in Nuremberg” by Rolf Schneider, “Kap der Unruhe” by Alfred Matusche, “The Beautiful Helena,” “Tomcat Lamp” by Emil Rosenow, “Margarete in Aix” by Peter Hacks, and “Wallenstein.”
Dommisch’s theatre career was supplemented by work in film, television, and radio. He appeared in films such as “The Magic Man,” “The Brave Little Tailor,” “The Golden Goose,” and “Treffen in Travers.”
On GDR television, he appeared in various episodes of crime dramas such as “Blaulicht.” Dommisch also worked as a radio play speaker for the Litera record label, contributing his voice to fairy tale radio plays.
Benny in the Olsen Gang movie was one of his most well-known performances as a voice actor. Unfortunately, he was unable to continue synchronising in his final years due to a terrible illness. He left his role as Laribum in the television series “Spielhaus.”
Peter Dommisch Cause Of Death
Peter Dommisch’s cause of death is unknown as there is limited information about what led to his demise.