Helga Anders (Helga Anders)

Helga Anders

Actress. She was a leading performer of Austrian and German television for a number of years. Born Helga Scherk, she was raised in Ruhpolding and Bielfield after her parents’ break-up and made her professional stage debut at age eight. To the end of her life she was involved in Munich theatrical projects though she was to be better known for her film and television work; Helga was Wendy for a 1962 German television production of “Peter Pan” and that same year also was seen in the black-and-white feature “Max the Pickpocket”. In 1965 she had probably her best known role, that of Julia in the Yugoslavian series “The White Horses”, while in 1967 she appeared in the films “Tattoo” and “Girls, Girls”, with her turn as Angela in the latter earning her a Best Young Actress Award. She was to appear on numerous German television projects, her credits including multiple episodes of the long-running “Derrick”. Helga was last seen on the small screen in 1986’s “Somehow and Anyway” and died of heart failure contributed to by years of drug and alcohol abuse.

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Born

  • January, 11, 1948
  • Austria

Died

  • March, 30, 1986
  • Germany

Cemetery

  • Gmund am Tegernsee
  • Germany

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