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Birth Name: Bruno Schleinstein

Born: 2 June 1932 Died: 11 August 2010

Country of origin: Germany


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Description: The unwanted son of a prostitute, Bruno S. was beaten so severely by his mother at age 3 that he became temporarily deaf. This led to his placement in a mental institution; he spent the next 23 years in various institutions, often running afoul of the law. Despite this past, he a self-taught painter and musician; while these were his favorite occupations, he was also forced to take jobs in factories such as driving a fork lift. Director Werner Herzog saw him in the documentary Bruno der Schwarze - Es blies ein Jäger wohl in sein Horn (1970) and vowed to work with him, which led to his major roles in The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser ... (more)
Tags: Born 1932 (2), German (2), Eccentric (1), Shitty (1), Bad (1), Artsy Fartsy Favourite (1), Untalented (1), Died 2010 (1), Deceased (1), Actor (1), Male (1)
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