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Benning, Achim#

b. Magdeburg (Germany), Jan. 20, 1935, Kammerschauspieler, artistic and theatre director. From 1959 actor, from 1971 artistic director, 1976-1986 director of the Vienna Burgtheater; together with the Burgtheater company numerous guest performances abroad (notably first performance at the Kabuki Theatre in Tokyo); instrumental in establishing a representative body for the actors of the Burgtheater company. 1986-1992 head of the Schauspielhaus theatre in Zurich; 1981 Josef Kainz Medal.