Bernd Eichinger

Reference Number
RF22488106
Gender
Male
Artists Name
Bernd Eichinger
Activity of Fame
  • Producer
Birth Dates
Star Sign
Aries (Mar 21st – Apr 20th)
Country of Birth
Germany
State of Birth
Bavaria
City of Birth
Neuburg an der Donau
Death Dates
Date of Death
Jan 24, 2011
Cause of Death
Disease
Country of Death
United States
State of Death
California
City of Death
Los Angeles
Funeral
Date of Funeral
Feb 07, 2011
Funeral Method
Cremation with Urn
Location
Country of Funeral
Germany
State of Funeral
Bavaria
City of Funeral
Munich
Street / No.
Bogenhauser Kirchplatz
Description
Bernd Eichinger (born April 11, 1949 in Neuburg, Germany, January 24, 2011 in Los Angeles, California) was a German filmmaker, screenwriter and film director.

As a producer of the films We Children from the Zoo Station (1981), The Infinite Story (1984), The Name of the Rose (1986), The Moving Man (1994), The Shoe of Manitu (2001, co-producer), Nowhere in Africa (2001) , Co-producer), Resident Evil (2002, co-producer), Der Untergang (2004, also screenplay), Der Parfum (2006, also screenplay) and The Baader Meinhof complex.

Bernd Eichinger succumbed to a heart attack at the age of 61 with a dinner with his family and friends in Los Angeles. On February 5, 2011, he received a special honor. At the awarding of the Golden Camera, he received a special prize, the "Best Producer". The actor and friend Thomas Kretschmann gave the laudation to the deceased in the award ceremony.

On February 7, a large funeral procession took place in the St. Michael's Church in Munich, with 900 guests invited. Eichinger's urn was buried in the Bogenhausen cemetery.

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