Volker Spengler

  • volker spengler
    born(1939-02-16)16 february 1939
    bremen, germany
    died8 february 2020(2020-02-08) (aged 80)
    berlin, germany
    years active1966–2004 (film and tv)

    volker spengler ([ˈfɔlkɐ ˈʃpɛŋlɐ]; 16 february 1939 – 8 february 2020)[1] was a german stage and film actor. spengler was best known to international audiences as a member of director rainer werner fassbinder's acting ensemble, including his role as the transsexual erwin/elvira of fassbinder's in a year of 13 moons (1978).[2] spengler appeared in about 40 film and television productions between 1966 and 2004, also working with other directors such as christoph schlingensief and volker schlöndorff. on stage, he performed at berlin's volksbühne and with the berliner ensemble.

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Volker Spengler
Born(1939-02-16)16 February 1939
Died8 February 2020(2020-02-08) (aged 80)
Berlin, Germany
Years active1966–2004 (film and TV)

Volker Spengler ([ˈfɔlkɐ ˈʃpɛŋlɐ]; 16 February 1939 – 8 February 2020)[1] was a German stage and film actor. Spengler was best known to international audiences as a member of director Rainer Werner Fassbinder's acting ensemble, including his role as the transsexual Erwin/Elvira of Fassbinder's In a Year of 13 Moons (1978).[2] Spengler appeared in about 40 film and television productions between 1966 and 2004, also working with other directors such as Christoph Schlingensief and Volker Schlöndorff. On stage, he performed at Berlin's Volksbühne and with the Berliner Ensemble.

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