Cossy, Hans

BORN 4 Oct 1911, Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen - DIED 31 Jul 1972, Bayreuth, Bayern
BIRTH NAME Cosiolcofsky, Hans
GRAVE LOCATION München, Bayern: Waldfriedhof Solln (13-1-102)

Hans Cossy took acting lessons from O. Kaiser in Cologne and debuted as Valentin in Goethe's "Faust" in Bas Godesberg. He worked in Bonn Wuppertal, Cologne and Munich. In 1946 he played in his first movie and television work followed.

His first wife was Vera Brühne, who was convicted for murder in later years. They had a daughter, Sylvia (1941-1990). From 1965 to 1969 he was married to the actress Emily Reuer. He died in 1972 and was buried at the Waldfriedhof Solln in Munich. His first wife Vera died in 2001 and was buried in the same grave.

• Wife: Brühne, Vera (-1953) (divorce or separation)


The grave of Vera Brühne and Hans Cossy at the Waldfriedhof Solln, Munich.
Picture by Androom (19 Aug 2012)


• Scheibmayr, Erich, Letzte Heimat, Persönlichkeiten in Münchner Friedhöfen 1784-1984, Scheibmayr Verlag, München, 1985
Wikipedia (DE)

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Published: 08 Nov 2015
Last update: 12 Mar 2022