Hardy Krüger dead at 93: A Bridge too Far actor dies ‘suddenly and unexpectedly’ in California as family pay tribute

LEGENDARY German actor Hardy Krüger has died at the age of 93, reports say. The star passed away at his home “unexpectedly” in California on Wednesday. Hardy Krüger has died at the age of 93 The star is best known for appearing in the films A Bridge Too Far, and Hatari! A statement from the actor’s agency said: “His warmth of heart, joie de vivre, and his unshakable sense of justice will make him unforgettable.” He starred in a leading role in around 75 films and was one of the few German actors to have an international career, according to RND. Krüger appeared in the films A Bridge too Far, Hatari!, The Flight of the Phoenix, and Wild Geese. He played a Vietnam veteran in the French drama film Sundays and Cybèle. The movie won an Oscar in 1962 in the Best Foreign Language Film category. It also received a gong at that year’s Blue Ribbon Awards and was nominated for a Golden Globe. [article-rail-section title=”Most read in Celebrity” posts_category=”332″ posts_number=”6″ query_type=”popular” /] He also played Captain Potzdorf in Stanley Kubrick’s 1975 movie Barry Lyndon. Fans have paid their condolences to the late actor online. One person said: “Ad Astra Hardy Krüger. Thank you for the countless adventures and trips.” While BBC journalist Patrick Jackson posted: “Thanks also for giving us the scariest officer ever in Barry Lyndon.” The actor retired in the late 1980s. He published a series of books and directed several documentaries where he traveled the world. He was married three times and wed Anita Park in 1978. The screen star appeared in the film The Flight of the Phoenix alongside Ian Bannen and Richard Attenborough More to follow… For the latest news on this story keep checking back at Sun Online. The-sun.com is your go-to destination for the best celebrity news, sport news, real-life stories, jaw-dropping pictures and must-see video. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TheSunUS and follow us from our main Twitter account at @TheUSSun.

Hardy Krüger dead at 93: A Bridge too Far actor dies ‘suddenly and unexpectedly’ in California as family pay tribute

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