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Curt Jurgens
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Sex:M
Age:66
Birth Date:December 13, 1915
Astrology Sign:Sagittarius
Chinese Sign:Rabbit - Yin
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Died Date:June 18, 1982
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Occupation:Movie Actor

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CURT JURGENS
Curt Jurgens

Biography:Curt Jurgens Curd Gustav Andreas Gottlieb Franz Jürgens (December 13, 1915 - June 18, 1982) was a German stage and motion-picture actor.

Sometimes misspelt "Curt Jurgens" outside German-speaking Europe, he was born in Solln, Bavaria, Germany. He began his working career as a journalist before becoming an actor at the urging of his actress wife, Louise Basler. He spent much of his early acting career on the stage in Vienna.

Critical of the Nazis in his native Germany, in 1944 he was shipped to a concentration camp for "political unreliables." Jürgens survived and after the war became an Austrian citizen. However, like many multilingual German-speaking actors, he went on to play soldiers in innumerable war movies. Notable performances in this vein include a medative officer in the epic The Longest Day. His breakthrough screen role came in Des Teufels General (1955, The Devil's General) and he came to Hollywood following his appearance in the sensational 1956 Roger Vadim directed French film Et Dieu... créa la femme (And God Created Woman) starring Brigitte Bardot. In 1957, Jürgens made his first Hollywood film, The Enemy Below. Jürgens became an international film star. He eventually garnered the role of the villain in Roger Moore's favourite James Bond film in The Spy Who Loved Me as the sociopathic industrialist seeking to transform the world into an ocean paradise.

Although he appeared in over 100 films, Jürgens considered himself primarily a stage actor. He directed a few films with limited success, and also wrote screenplays. Curd Jürgens was married five times; one of his wives was actress Eva Bartok (1927-1998). Showing his sense of humor, he titled his 1975 autobiography Sixty and Not Yet Wise.

Jürgens maintained a home in France but frequently returned to Vienna to perform on stage and that was where he died of a heart attack in 1982. He was interred in the city's Zentralfriedhof. Jürgens had suffered another heart attack several years before. During this he had a terrifying experience where he claimed he died and went to hell.

Curd Jürgens also made a number of films in the French and German languages. Some of his other English language films include:

Tamango (1957) The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958) The Blue Angel (1959) The Longest Day (1962) The Miracle of the White Stallions (1963) Lord Jim (1965) The Assassination Bureau (1969) The Mephisto Waltz (1971) The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) Goldengirl (1979) Teheran 43 (1981)

Achievements: (Filmography)
The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958)
The Blue Angel (1930)

Chinese Horoscope for Curt Jurgens
Includes characteristics and Vices
Curt Jurgens's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 14, 1915 - February 02, 1916
Birthday: December 13, 1915

The Rabbit is a Yin,
and is the Fourth sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Characteristics:    
Tact
Finesse
Virtue
Prudence
Longevity
Ambition
Vices:
Secretiveness
Squeamishness
Pedantry
Dilettantism
Hypochondria
Complexity


Personality and Character Cards:
Personality and character cards are identical!

Curt Jurgens's Personality Tarot Card The Hierophant - Personality Card

Birthday: December 13, 1915

Guidance on religious matters and the need to find spiritual meaning in life.


This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Curt Jurgens's Growth Tarot Card The Wheel of Fortune

Birthday: December 13, 2010

A new chapter is starting; problems are solved through changes in circumstances.

 

 

 

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