Siegfried Rauch was a German film and television actor who played Captain Oskar Steiger in the 1970 Hollywood film Patton and played the race driver Erich Stahler in Le Mans (1971). Rauch also played a German army sergeant Schroeder Samuel Fuller’s The Big Red One. Other Hollywood productions in which Rauch appeared were The Eagle Has Landed and Escape to Athena. On television, he starred as Thomas Lieven in Es muss nicht immer Kaviar sein, based on the spy novel by Johannes Mario Simmel, and played Kapitän Paulsen in Das Traumschiff, one of the most-watched television series in Germany from 1999 to 2013. Rauch also appeared regularly in other German TV productions, including Der Bergdoktor, and remained active until his death. Born on April 2, 1932 in Landsberg am Lech, Bavaria, Germany, Rauch went to school in Garmisch-Partenkirchen and studied drama at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. He married Karin in 1964, and had two sons, Jakob and Benedikt. Rauch died from sudden heart failure on March 11, 2018 at age 85.
Siegfried Rauch Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 2 April 1932
Birth Place: Landsberg am Lech, Bavaria, Germany
Date of Death: 11 March 2018 (age 85)
Death Place: Untersöchering, Bavaria, Germany
Cause of Death: Heart failure
Birth Name: Siegfried Rauch
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Siegfried Rauch Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 165 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 75 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 10½”
Height in Meters: 1.79 m
Body Build/Type: Average
Shoe Size: Unknown
Siegfried Rauch Family Details:
Spouse/Wife: Karin Rauch (m. 1964-2018) (his death) ( 2 children)
Children: Benedikt Rauch (Son), Jakob Rauch (Son)
Siblings: Hermann Rauch (Brother)
Siegfried Rauch Education:
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Siegfried Rauch Facts:
*He was born on April 2, 1932 in Landsberg am Lech, Bavaria, Germany.
*He wanted to become an architect, but studied drama.
*He made his stage debut at a theater in Bremen (1958).
*He was voted Germany’s most popular actor in 2015.
*He was good friends with Steve McQueen, who was the godfather of his son Jakob.