Gerd Baltus

Gerd Baltus (29 March 1932 – 13 December 2019)[1] was a German television actor.

Gerd Baltus
Born(1932-03-29)29 March 1932
Died13 December 2019(2019-12-13) (aged 87)
Hamburg, Germany

Baltus was born in Bremen. While doing law studies Baltus became interested in acting. In 1952 he got his first theatre booking in Hamburg, later in Bonn, Berlin and Munich.

Baltus became known to a broad public however above all as a regular guest with crime film series such as Derrick and Tatort. He had basic roles also in the miniseries PS (1975) and in the popular family saga Lorentz und Söhne, where he starred with Ernst Schröder and Hans Korte before the camera. Besides his film work Baltus worked extensively as a speaker of radio plays.

In 1964 he received the Federal Film Award for his work in the film The Blood of the Walsungs. He died in Hamburg.

Selected filmography

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