Life and work
Hartmut Reck made his debut under Bertolt Brecht at the Berliner Ensemble and stood since 1956 as an actor before the camera, first at the DEFA. In 1959 he moved to the Federal Republic. The best known feature film in which he participated, in 1962 produced U.S. war film was The Longest Day, in which, among many American stars and a number of German actors such as Wolfgang Büttner and Wolfgang Preiss can be seen. In 1965, he starred in the Edgar Wallace film The sinister monk at the side of Karin Dor and Harald Leipnitz.
Above all, he worked for television. He played the title role in the 1959 film Crime and Punishment, which was created based on the novel Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Also starring Paul Verhoeven, Solveig Thomas, Uwe Friedrichsen and Ernst Fritz Fürbringer were seen. In 1962, he played in another novel adaptation Everyone dies alone by Hans Fallada with. The leading roles are embodied here Edith Schultze- Westrum, Alfred Schieske and Wolfgang Kieling. Also in Crime series such as The Commissioner and the scene he was frequently seen in guest roles.
Since 1988, he had a wide audience as Commissioner Niemiecki Schoeller in the television series The Men from the K3 a term.
He also synchronized spectacle the likes of Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Robert Duvall, Michael Caine, Donald Sutherland, Peter Graves, Patrick Stewart, Franco Nero and Terence Hill (including the first dubbed version of Trinity is alleluia ).
Hartmut Reck is the father of film music composer Nicholas Glowna ( out of a relationship with Vera Tschechowa ) and two daughters. He died of a heart attack and is buried in the cemetery Obermenzing in Munich.