Dresden – In the fairytale story "Three hazelnuts for Cinderella" he was the king, in the film "Mephisto" played Hermann Göring: Actor Rolf Hoppe has now died at 87 years of age.
He said he had "slept suddenly sleeping" on Wednesday "after a complete life in his family circle," the family said on Thursday about the Dresden Hoftheater.
In 1995, Hoppe bought – named in Ellrich in Thuringia – a farm on the outskirts of Dresden who established the theater, as it was called on the court theater website.
His ceremony of the GDR star began with a typical "Mephisto" film by Oscar by Istvan Szabo. Hoppe, who was considered a long time in "following the service", represented Hermann Goering there.
Also in the "crime scene" ARD Hoppe was seen several times. He also appeared in a variety of fairy tales films. Thus, Hoppe played the king in the classic "Three hazelnuts for Cinderella", which runs in the Christmas TV program.
In 2017, Hoppe was the first prize at the "fabulix" movie festival in Annaberg-Buchholz in Saxony, where he was honored for the work of his life.